MHS boy JV thinclads triumph

By Steve Sell
April 22, 2016
Lori VanGoethem

LINDSBORG — McPherson High’s JV boys track and field team stormed to 162 points to win its own meet, which was contested at Bethany College on Thursday due to work to begin at McPherson Stadium.

The Bullpups had seven firsts on the day to easily take the top spot over Salina South, which scored 102 1/2.

Andrew Powell won the 100, Drew Labertew the 100 hurdles, Nathan Vontz the 300 hurdles, Parker Simon the high jump, Talyn Huff the triple jump and Jori VanGoethem the discus. The 4 x 100 relay team of Powell, Huff, Cade Harris and Kollin Goering also took first.

The MHS girls took third with 67, trailing Goddard Eisenhower (121) and Newton (110).

Zaya Goatley doubled by winning the long and triple jumps for the Bullpups.

• GIRLS •

• Top 6 •

Note — SV is Smoky Valley

100 — 2. Bailey, 13.4. 5. Goatley, 13.8.

200 — 2. Bailey, 29.1. 

800 — 5. Cornett (SV) 2:54.5.

1600 — 6. Cornett (SV) 6:40.8.

3200 — 4. Koontz (SV) 14:42.4.

100 hurdles — 5. Garcia, 19.7.

300 hurdles — 4. Garcia, 56.1. 5. Jost, 56.2.

4 x 100 relay — 2. MHS (Goatley, Bailey, Jost and Harris), 56.7. 

4 x 800 relay — 2. SV (Cornett, Richter, Salzman and Koontz), 12:41.7.

High jump — 1. Cornett (SV) 4-4.

Long jump  — 1. Goatley, 15-8.

Triple jump — 1. Goatley, 32-4 1/2. 

Shot put — 2. Eisenbarth, 29-4.

• BOYS •

100 — 1. Powell, 11.9. 2. Kinnamon, 12.1. 4. VanFosson (SV) 12.3. 

200 — 2. Harris, 25.2. 3. Nikkel, 25.4. 4. Huff, 25.5. 6. Kinnamon, 25.8.

400 — 3. Trost, 57.4. 

3200 — 4. Maldonado (SV) 12:06.5. 

100 hurdles — 1. Labertew, 18.6. 5. Elliott (SV) 20.8.

300 hurdles — 1. Vontz, 47.5. 4. Elliott (SV) 49.9.

4 x 100 relay — 1. MHS (Powell, Huff, Goering and Harris), 47.1. 4. MHS 2 (Shook, Lawrence, Nikkel and Yates), 49.4.

4 x 400 relay — 2. MHS (Trost, Silas Steinert, Hopkins and Lawerence), 4:02.9.

High jump — 1. Simon, 5-2. 3. Simon Steinert, 5-0.

Pole vault — 2. Powell, 11-0.

Long jump — 4. Harris, 16-10. 5. Silas Steinert, 15-9.

Triple jump — 1. Huff, 38-1/2. 2. Harris, 37-05 1/2. 3. Nikkel, 36-6 1/2. 5. Elliott (SV) 34-6 1/2.

Shot put — 4. Jost, 35-1/2. 4. J. VanGoethem, 34-10 1/2. 

Discus — 1. J. VanGoethem, 109-9. 4. Jost, 102-9.

Javelin — 3. Pacey, 123-5. 4. Diggs, 121-7. 5. Puhalla, 118-6.


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