Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Junior High Tiger Boys Outduel North/West Nodaway in Tarkio

Worth County’s Junior High Tiger boys outdueled North/West Nodaway’s boys in the Tarkio meet last Tuesday, coming away with 84 points to win a crowded field. North/West Nodaway had 75, South/Nodaway Holt had 74, Mound City 65, Rock port 64, East Atchison 44, Platte Valley 22, Albany 22, North Andrew 14, and St. Gregory’s 1.

Worth County started off well in the field events as Lucas Wake posted fifth in the High Jump with a jump of 4’8”. Nate Adwell held off Tony Osburn (Mound City) and won the Pole Vault with a vault of 10 feet to Osburn’s 9’6”. Aydan Gladstone was sixth with a vault of 7’6”. Andrew Alarcon was second in the Long Jump with a jump of 16’11½”. Alex Rinehart was fifth with a jump of 15’8”.
The Tigers placed two in the Triple Jump as Alex Rinehart won with a jump of 33’3¾” and Josh Freed was sixth with a jump of 28’3¾”. Reid Gabriel was second in the Discus with a throw of 114’2”.

The only points from North/West Nodaway in the field events came from Gabe Goff. He was fourth in the Shot Put with a throw of 32’1½”. Goff was third in the Discus with a throw of 114 feet. The question was whether the middle and long distance contingent would put together enough points to catch the Tigers.

Andrew Alarcon was edged out three times in his events. He was second to Joey Herron (Rock Port in the 100, posting 12.15 to Herron’s 12.07. Alarcon was second by an even closer margin in the 200, posting 25.22 to Herron’s 25.19. And he was second in the 400, getting a time of 1:00.85 to Isaac Reyer (South/Nodaway Holt), who won with a time of 58.90. North/West Nodaway countered with Grant Adkins placing fourth in the 100 with a time of 13.04, and Karson Oberhauser placing sixth in the 400 with a time of 1:03.48.

The question was whether the 800, 1600, and relay contingents for North/West Nodaway could get enough points to catch the Tigers at the end. They came up just short as Worth County got just enough points to maintain their lead.

Preston Bateman and Duke Ingraham were 1-2 for the Muskets in the 800 with a time of 2:27.27 for Bateman and 2:28.49 for Ingraham. Josh Freed was sixth for Worth County with a time of 2:41.18.
The Muskets collected 16 more points in the 1600 as Ingraham won with a time of 5:18.22 and Bateman was third with a time of 5:25.77.

In the 100 Hurdles, Grant Adkins was second for the Muskets with a time of 17.63, but Worth County placed two in that event. Jace Cousatte was fourth with a time of 17.99, while Aydan Gladstone was fifth with a time of 18.90.

North/West Nodaway was second in the 4x100, but had to contend with a strong Rock Port squad. The Musket team of Grant Adkins, Will Cordell, Bryan Hyatt, and Gabe Goff was second with a time of 55.87. Worth County was able to get on the board in the event as the team of Aydan Gladstone, Jeshua Blaine, Josh Freed, and Jace Cousatte was sixth with a time of 1:00.75.

And Worth County was able to come up with some critical points in the other two relay events. Worth County edged out North/West Nodaway in the 4x200. The Tiger team of Aydan Gladstone, Reid Gabriel, Alex Rinehart, and Nate Adwell was fourth with a time of 1:57.79, while the Musket team of Dawson Fast, Noah Johnson, Will Cordell, and Bryan Hyatt was fifth with a time of 1:58.74. The Muskets were second in the 4x400 as the team of Karson Oberhauser, Wyatt Ingraham, Cody Cline, and Duke Ingraham posted a time of 4:26.63. But Worth County was right behind, getting third as the team of Jace Cousatte, Reid Gabriel, Alex Rinehart, and Nate Adwell posted third with a time of 4:28.52.

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