Sunday, May 7, 2017

Paige West Goes Out on Top in 100 Hurdles; NEN Junior High Girls Fifth

Paige West, who won most of her races in the 100 Hurdles, won again in Tarkio last Tuesday in the conference meet and the Northeast Nodaway Bluejays were fifth as a team with 56.5 points. The boys posted 14 team points.

West showed a lot of improvement in the 100 and finished third with a time of 14.37.

Anne Schieber broke the 2:50 barrier in the 800 and finished third with a time of 2:46.96.

West went out on top in style in the 100 Hurdles. She came close to a personal best in the event with a time of 18.09 and won by 1.34 seconds over the next best finisher.

The 4x200 team of Anne Schieber, Angela Standiford, Victoria Moran, and Saige Kohlleppel was fifth with a time of 2:09.78.

The Bluejays placed two in the High Jump. Saige Kohlleppel was tied for third with a height of 4’2”. Victoria Moran was tied for fifth, also with a height of 4’2”.

Paige West’s third medal was in the Long Jump, where she was third with a jump of 13’8½”.

Madelynn Mattson, now at nearly six feet and growing, showed rapid improvement in the Shot Put and finished second with a throw of 32’11½”. Blair Stoll was third with a throw of 32’10¾”. Stoll was also third in the Discus with a throw of 82’9”.

For the boys, Chase Atkins came tantalizingly close to winning the Shot Put, finishing second to Hayden Elifrits (South/Nodaway Holt). Atkins got a throw of 36’2”, a quarter of an inch behind Elifrits. Atkins was third in the Discus with a throw of 106’¼”.

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