Bullpup thinclads record several firsts at league

By Steve Sell
May 15, 2016

AUGUSTA — McPherson High’s girls track and field team totaled four first-place finishes on Friday in the AVCTL Division III Championships and wound up taking second place behind Buhler.

Morgan Howard won the 100 hurdles, Amy Suenram captured the triple jump and Elle Barrett was tops in the long jump. MHS went 1-2-3 in the triple jump, with Barrett and Kenzie Goering finishing behind Suenam.

The 4 x 100 relay team also took first. Names were not available.

The MHS boys were fourth. The Bullpups did mine some gold, with Klayton Goering winning the 110 hurdles, Andric McGill soaring to a high jump win and Noah Jirgens is the league champ in the discus. The 4 x 100 relay team also took first.

• MHS Results •

• Note — Relay names were not reported.

• Top 6 Place •

• BOYS •

100 — 5. Kl. Goering, 11.4.

200 — 4. Smith, 24.0.

3200 — 3. Timson, 11:33.4.

110 hurdles — 1. Kl. Goering, 15.4. 2. Wine, 15.5.

4 x 100 relay — 1. MHS, 45.5.

4 x 800 relay — 3. MHS, 9:04.9.

High jump — 1. McGill, 6-2. 

Long jump — 4. McGill, 19-2.

Triple jump — 2. Cape, 40-10 1/4. 6. Huff, 37-7 3/4.

Shot — 3. Ruth, 42-4.

Discus — 1. Jirgens, 155-1. 6. D. VanGoethem, 120-5.

Javelin — 6. D. VanGoethem, 132-3.

• GIRLS •

100 — 2. Moore, 13.1. 4. Stoppel, 13.3.

200 — 4. Collins, 27.5. 5. Goering, 28.1.

400 — 5. Miller, 1:05.9.

1600 — 4. Wankum, 5:55.5.

3200 — 5. Bahr, 13:55.9.

100 hurdles — 1. Howard, 15.9. 

300 hurdles — 6. Garcia, 58.0.

4 x 100 relay — 2. MHS, 51.7.

4 x 400 relay — 4. MHS, 4:32.9.

4 x 800 relay — 5. MHS, 11:33.9.

High jump — 2. Pedersen, 5-0. 3. Mossman, 4-8.

Long jump — 1. Barrett, 17-11. 2. Suenram, 17-7 1/2. 6. Goering, 15-11 1/2.

Triple jump — 1. Suenram, 37-10. 2. Barrett, 37-8 1/2. 3. Goering, 35-7.

Discus — 3. Ruth, 99-7.

Javelin — 3. Ruth, 90-10. 5. Mossman, 82-8.


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