MMS thinclads compete in big meet

By Steve Sell
April 29, 2016

HAYS — McPherson Middle School’s track and field teams competed in one of their largest events of the year on Thursday when they went to Hays.

For the eighth-grade girls, Andrea Sweat was first in the high jump and the 4 x 200 relay team was first, but team members were not listed. The seventh-grade girls received a first from the 4 x 100 relay, but again members were not listed.

Brycen Labertew took first in the 200 hurdles for the seventh-grade boys. The eighth-graders placed in only two events.

“This track meet we saw a lot of PR's and kids having fun,” MMS coach TJ Jackson said. “The Hays meet is always one of the biggest of the year, so our kids get to be pushed more competitively than we have thus far. A lot of the athletes stepped up and did really well. Injuries have been stacking up, so we had many athletes rest this meet, or do less work, but in the end as coaches we were very happy with all of the individual and team results with the competition we faced.”

• Results •

• 8th Girls •

100 — 3. Schroeder, 13.8.

400 — 6. Cooks, 1:13.

Long jump — 2. Schroeder, 14-5 1/2. 6. Sweat, 12-7 1/4.

4 x 200 relay — 1. MMS, 1:57.9.

800 — 3. Schroeder, 28.3.

200 hurdles — 6. Bruce, 34.2.

4 x 400 relay — 4. MMS, 4:55.7.

High jump — 1. Sweat, 4-10. 6. Cooks, 4-6.

100 hurdles — 2. Howard, 18.1.

4 x 100 relay — 4. MMS, 57.1.

Shot put — 5. Tice, 31-4.

• 8th Boys •

4 x 200 relay — 5. MMS, 1:47.7.

4 x 100 relay — 6. MMS, 51.7.

• 7th Girls •

Shot — 2. Pyle, 29-1.

100 hurdles — 4. Pyle, 19.5.

100 — 2. Kynaston, 13.7.

4 x 100 relay — 1. MMS, 56.1.

4 x 400 relay — 3. MMS, 5:05.3.

High jump — 3. Kynaston, 4-6.

4 x 200 relay — 2. MMS, 2:04.3.

400 — 6. Kynaston, 1:12.

• 7th Boys •

200 hurdles — 1. Labertew, 30.2.

200 — 5. Labertew, 26.8.

100 hurdles — 2. Labertew, 16.7.

4 x 100 relay — 5. MMS, 57.3.

Discus — 6. Elliott, 78-11.

Shot put — 4. Elliott, 31-7.

High jump — 5. Flinn, 4-4.

1600 — 6. Raymond, 5:45.6.


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