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4 Burrton Golfers Make Appearance At State

Posted 5/25/2017

BURRTON High golfers with regional medals.BURRTON High golfers with regional medals.GOODLAND – The Burrton High golf team had four golfers qualify for the state tournament last week and the golfers competed Monday at state in Goodland.

Bryce Meacham led the team at state with a 108. He finished 47th. Cooper Zehr placed 63rd, Anthony Schmitt was 82nd and Corey Smith was 84th.

At regionals, Burrton had four golfers do well enough to earn a trip to state. Cooper Zehr was 7th overall with a 95, Bryce Meacham was 10th overall with a 99. Corey Smith shot a 107 and Anthony Schmitt a 111. 

For more coverage of Burrton sports, please see this week's print edition.

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Sedgwick Girls Statebound In 8 Events

Posted 5/25/2017

HOLDING their second place regional trophy are (left to right) Emma Rogers, Sydney Hilliard, Shae Ware, Mikey Storey, Celeste Storey, Grace Thompson. Back row: coaches Mark Stauth, John Vinroe and Jonathan Thompson. HOLDING their second place regional trophy are (left to right) Emma Rogers, Sydney Hilliard, Shae Ware, Mikey Storey, Celeste Storey, Grace Thompson. Back row: coaches Mark Stauth, John Vinroe and Jonathan Thompson. By Pilar Martin

SEDGWICK—The Sedgwick girls’ track team took second place at regionals last Thursday, May 18, with a team score of 71 points. The six-member team also qualified for state in eight events. They will compete at state Friday at Wichita State University.

Shae Ware took first in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.47, first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.87, and first in the 400-meter dash with a time of 59.19.
Sydney Hilliard placed third in the 300-meter hurdles with her finish of 47.60.
Grace Thompson took first in the discus with her throw of 122-09, which is also a new school record. Thompson took second in the shot put with her throw of 36-08, and fourth in the 100-meter dash with her time of 13.10.

It was also a first-place finish for the 4x400 relay team of Emma Rogers, Thompson, Hilliard and Ware, with a time of 4:09.66.

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Dragons Qualify For State Track In 8 Events

Posted 5/25/2017

By Jared Janzen

HALSTEAD—The Dragon track and field team qualified for state in eight events during the regional meet last Thursday at Cheney. State track is this Friday and Saturday at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium.

Qualifers for the girls team were sophomore Lydia Johnson in the 800 and sophomore Shaeley Day in the discus.

The boys qualified senior Adam Sigwing in the 400, senior Patrick Porch in the 800 and 1600, junior Kameron Freeman in the 300-meter hurdles, the 4x400 team of Cory Hiebert, Braden Gerber, Freeman and Sigwing and the 4x800 team of Porch, Gerber, Josh Talbott and Hiebert.

Two of these qualifying times were also first-place finishes at the regional meet. Porch claimed the top spot in the 800 with a time of 2:01.16, as did the 4x800 team with a time of 8:19.45.

In team scoring, the boys finished fourth out of 14 teams and the girls were 12th out of 16.

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