Gering girls, Scottsbluff boys, take first at Western Conference
     2012-05-04      By Gering Citizen    news@geringcitizen.com
SIDNEY — The Gering girls and Scottsbluff boys took first place at the Western Conference Track and Field Meet on Saturday in Sidney.

For the boys, it wasn’t close as Scottsbluff piled up 157 points, with Gering taking second with 113 points. Alliance was third at 105, followed by Sidney in fourth with 78, Chadron in fifth with 52 points and Mitchell in sixth with 21.

The point spread was much closer for the girls’ teams as Gering held off Sidney 158 to 141. Again, Alliance was third with 64 points. Fourth place went to Scottsbluff with 61. In fifth was Mitchell with 57, followed by Chadron with 33.

The Scottsbluff boys turned in five first-place finishes to boost their final score. Luke Worden took the 100-meter dash in 11 seconds. Tayler James turned in a 4:40.5 time in the 1,600. The 300 intermediate hurdles went to Isaiah Castellaw within 39.9 seconds. And Jon Maag threw the discus a first-place 144 feet, 4 inches.

The Scottsbluff team of Matt D. Klein, Luke Worden, Matt T. Klein and Isaiah Castellaw also won the 4x100 relay in 43.8 seconds, just one-tenth of a second better than the Gering team of Dillon Wademan, Mark Pieper, Danny O’Boyle and Zach Smith.

For the Gering boys, O’Boyle won both the 200 and 400 events with times of 23.1 and 50.2. Teammate Ryan Bustinza won the 3,200 with a time of 10:25.7 and Kyle Gaudreault cleared 12 feet in the pole vault. The Gering team of Wademan, O’Boyle, Ryan Schwartzkopf and Dillon DeMott also won the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:26.0.

The Gering girls had a number of individual winners en route to their fourth straight conference title. Morgan Greene dominated the jumping events with a distance of 16-3 in the long jump and 33-9 in the triple jump. She also won the high jump, clearing the bar at 4 feet, 11 inches.

Gering’s Rachel Huffman finished first in the 1,600 with a time of 5:30.2. She also joined Kenzie Duncan, Dakota Gellner and Kerissa Mitchell to win the 4x800 in 10:43.5.

Boys Scoring
1. Scottsbluff 157 2. Gering 113 3. Alliance 105 4. Sidney 78 5. Chadron 52 6. Mitchell 21

Individuals
100 Meters – 1. Luke Worden 11.00 Scottsbluff; 2. Mark Pieper 11.10 Gering; 3. Barrett Browne 11.20 Sidney; 4. Matt T Klein 11.40 Scottsbluff; 5. Andrew Jacobsen 11.40 Sidney; 6. Nick Smith 11.40 Alliance

200 Meters – 1. Danny O’Boyle 23.10 Gering; 2. Warren Eubanks 23.50 Scottsbluff; 3. Mark Pieper 23.60 Gering; 4. Robbie Burke 23.60 Mitchell; 5. Logan Lewis 24.00 Sidney; 6. Nick Smith 24.10 Alliance; 7. Tyler Golden 24.50 Mitchell; 8. Bryce
Wiedeman 24.90 Mitchell

400 Meters - 1. Danny O’Boyle 50.20 Gering; 2. Isaiah Castellaw 50.30 Scottsbluff; 3. Chase Frerichs 51.40 Sidney; 4. Ryan Schwartzkopf 52.10 Gering; 5. Warren Eubanks 53.30 Scottsbluff; 6. Cody Robinson 54.00 Alliance; 11. Norman Red Bear 56.60 Gering; 13. Tony Vasquez 1:02.30 Mitchell

800 Meters – 1. Marcus Hauge 2:02.40 Sidney; 2. Ryan Bustinza 2:03.70 Gering; 3. Justin Pritchard 2:09.00 Scottsbluff; 4. Keagan Hill 2:10.50 Alliance; 5. Brendan Taedter 2:10.50 Scottsbluff; 6. Aaron Pierce 2:10.70 Gering; 8. Kyle Peters 2:12.80 Gering; 8. Jeremy Carrizales 2:12.80 Mitchell; 10. Charles Belford 2:14.60 Scottsbluff

1600 Meters – 1. Tayler James 4:40.50 Scottsbluff; 2. Ryan Bustinza 4:40.90 Gering; 3. Ben Willis-Teff 4:52.00 Scottsbluff; 4. Sam Arterburn 5:01.00 Sidney; 5. Levi Avila 5:01.40 Mitchell; 6. Kolton Dubs 5:02.20 Alliance; 7. Shane Burkey 5:06.60 Scottsbluff; 11. Michael Mapes 5:18.40 Gering; 12 Mick McGlynn 5:35.10 Mitchell

3200 Meters – 1. Ryan Bustinza 10:25.70 Gering; 2. Justin Pritchard 10:29.10 Scottsbluff; 3.Brendan Taedter 10:50.40 Scottsbluff; 4. Sam Arterburn 11:05.30 Sidney; 5. Mick McGlynn 11:10.80 Mitchell; 6. Aaron Pierce 11:12.00 Gering; 7. Nathan Pritchard 11:13.60 Scottsbluff; 9. Tate Harvey 11:21.50 Mitchell; 10. Keenean Fogle 12:32.20 Gering; 12. Jacob Avila 12:45.10 Mitchell

110m Hurdles - 39” – 1. Trevor Kamerzell 15.40 Alliance; 2. Matt D Klein 15.50 Scottsbluff; 3. Daniel Rohrer 16.60 Scottsbluff; 4. Dillon DeMott 16.80 Gering; 5. Cy Rayhill 17.60 Chadron; 6. Tristan Stephenson 17.70 Alliance; 7. Anthony Hernandez 18.80 Gering; 8. Caleb Geary 19.00 Gering

300m Hurdles - 36” – 1. Isaiah Castellaw 39.90 Scottsbluff; 2. Matt D Klein 41.20 Scottsbluff; 3. Trevor Kamerzell 41.30 Alliance; 4. Daniel Rohrer 42.40 Scottsbluff; 5. Dillon DeMott 42.50 Gering; 6. Robert Kouba 44.00 Chadron; 10. Anthony Hernandez 47.20 Gering; 11. Caleb Geary 47.50 Gering; 12. Antonio Barrios 49.10 Mitchell; 13. Jeremiah Stovall 49.40 Mitchell

4x100 Relay – 1. Matt D Klein, Luke Worden, Matt T Klein, Isaiah Castellaw 43.80 Scottsbluff; 2. Dillon Wademan, Mark Pieper, Danny O’Boyle, Zach Smith 43.90 Gering; 3. Barrett Browne, Logan Lewis, Andrew Jacobsen, Michael Muggli 45.40 Sidney; 4. Nathan Abegglen, Wade Reeves, Jackson Dickerson, Tyler Hamar 45.60 Chadron; 5. Kyle Hooper, Nick Smith, Cody cost 46.60 Alliance;

4x400 Relay – 1. Dillon Wademan, Danny O’Boyle, Ryan Schwartzkopf, Dillon DeMott 3:26.00 Gering; 2. Chase Frerichs, Dakota Morrison, Marcus Hauge, Lucas Rosenbaum 3:31.50 Sidney; 3. Ben Willis-Teff, Daniel Rohrer, Jake Delzer, Warren Eubanks 3:37.30 Scottsbluff; 4. Robbie Burke, Bryce Wiedeman, Tyler Golden, Garret Braman 3:38.70 Mitchell; 5. Keagan Hill, Cody Robinson, Gaige Lehl, Ryan Romick 3:40.00 Alliance; 6. Brandon Dehling, Robert Kouba, Cy Rayhill, Colby Reisen 3:54.92 Chadron

4x800 Relay – 1. Chase Frerichs, Dane Aurich, Paul Beyer, Marcus Hauge 8:28.70 Sidney; 2. Ben Willis-Teff, Charles Belford, Jake Delzer, Tayler James 8:37.60 Scottsbluff; 3. DJ Weare, Kolton Dubs, Ryan Romick, Gaige Lehl 8:40.10 Alliance; 4. Aaron Pierce, Michael Mapes, Darrin Gonzales, Kyle Peters 8:55.40 Gering; 5. Brandon Dehling, Tait Earney, Robert Kouba, Colby Reisen 9:02.40 Chadron; 6. 9:05.30 Mitchell

Shot Put – 1. Tyson Budler 50-11 1/2 Chadron; 2. Jon Maag 49-7 3/4 Scottsbluff; 3. Logan Lewis 43-9 Sidney; 4. Andrew Aratani 42-4 ½ Scottsbluff; 5. Tanner Wintholz 42-3 Sidney; 6. Raheem (Trey) Sterkel 41-3 Mitchell; 10. Spencer Rien 40-8 1/4 Mitchell; 12. Cody Darley 37-6 Scottsbluff; 13. Austin Ferguson 36-11 3/4 Gering; 14. Christian Mendoza 35-4 1/4 Gering

Discus – 1. Jon Maag 144-4 Scottsbluff; 2. BJ Krantz 126-9 Alliance; 3. Austin Brown 122-10 Chadron; 4. Kyle Krantz 121-8 Alliance; 5. Zach Pieper 119-2 Mitchell; 6. Austyn Wright 118-9 Mitchell; 8. Kaleb Shaw 109-10 Gering; 10. Jordan Neuwirth 106-6 Gering; 11. Chris Lang 106- 4 Scottsbluff; 12. Cody Darley 103-3 Scottsbluff

High Jump – 1. Wade Reeves 6-1 Chadron; 2.
Zac Bibb 5-11 Gering; 3. Brendan Holly 5-7
Sidney; 4. Isaac Burnham 5-7 Alliance; 5.
Trevor Kamerzell 5-7 Alliance; 6. Nathan Abegglen
5-5 Chadron; 6. Kevin Stewart 5-5 Scottsbluff;
8. Garret Braman 5-3 Mitchell; 9. Anthony
Hernandez 5-1 Gering

Pole Vault – 1. Kyle Gaudreault 12-0 Gering; 2.
Nick Smith 12-0 Alliance; 3. Brady Shimp 12-0
Alliance; 4. Andrew Thomas 11-0 Mitchell; 5.
Javier Figueroa 10-6 Alliance; 6. Dylan Peters
10-0 Mitchell; 6. Dan Olmstead 10-0 Gering

Long Jump – 1. Kyle Hooper 20-11 Alliance;
2. Wade Reeves 20-6 1/2 Chadron; 3. Nick
Singh 20-4 1/2 Alliance; 4. Matt T Klein 20-4
1/4 Scottsbluff; 5. Barrett Browne 20-0 Sidney;
6. Jason Berglund 19-6 Alliance; 7. Dillon
Wademan 19-5 Gering; 9. Zach Smith 18-6
Gering; 10. Zac Bibb 18-3 1/2 Gering; 11.
Adam Schlotthauer 17-8 Mitchell; 12. Kevin
Stewart 17-3 Scottsbluff; 13. Garret Braman
17-1 Mitchell; 15. Jeremiah Stovall 16-7
Mitchell

Triple Jump – 1. Kyle Hooper 44-3 1/2
Alliance; 2. Wade Reeves 42-6 1/2 Chadron; 3.
Tyler Schoening 40-4 Sidney; 3. Jason
Berglund 40-4 Alliance; 5. Keagan Hill 39-11
1/2 Alliance; 6. Dillon Wademan 38-7 Gering; 7.
Zach Smith 38-6 1/2 Gering; 8. Kevin Stewart
38-5 Scottsbluff; 9. Caleb Geary 38-1 1/2 Gering;
10. Adam Schlotthauer 38-0 Mitchell; 12.
Bradley Gillen 28-11 Mitchell; 13. Andrew Sinner
27-6 1/2 Mitchell.

Girls Scoring
1. Gering 158 2. Sidney 141 3. Alliance 64 4.
Scottsbluff 61 5. Mit 57 6. Chadron 33
Individuals
100 Meters – 1. Liz Cunningham 13.00
Mitchell; 2. Rylee Trout 13.00 Alliance; 3.
Aubrey Gonzales 13.10 Gering; 4. Maaryn
Davis 13.20 Chadron; 5. Gabby Addleman
13.20 Sidney; 6. Jamie McLain 13.30
Chadron; 7. Ashlyn Schultz 13.50 Gering;
200 Meters – 1. Morgan Linneman 26.60 Sidney;
2. Mikenzie Nordeen 27.00 Alliance; 3.
Liz Cunningham 27.30 Mitchell; 4. Lyndsey
Block 27.80 Alliance; 5. Aubrey Gonzales
28.20 Gering; 6. Aspen Reifschneider 28.20
Mitchell; 8. Kaila Borgman 28.40 Gering;
400 Meters – 1. Morgan Linneman 1:01.50 Sidney;
2. Chelsea Wickard 1:02.80 Gering; 3.
Hannah Riley 1:03.30 Sidney; 4. Kiley Guerue
1:03.90 Scottsbluff; 5. Ashlyn Eitemiller 1:05.50
Chadron; 6. Nicky Applegarth 1:05.60 Chadron;
7. Bryana Larsen 1:06.30 Gering; 8. Kenzie
Duncan 1:07.70 Gering; 9. Tyli Muncie 1:08.00
Scottsbluff; 11. Brittany Hale 1:14.10 Scottsbluff;
12. Emily Bartling 1:19.40
800 Meters – 1. Kiley Guerue 2:27.60 Scottsbluff;
2. Rachel Huffman 2:28.30 Gering; 3.
Juli Smith 2:29.10 Sidney; 4. Taylor Peters
2:29.60 Mitchell; 5. Nicky Applegarth 2:40.60
Chadron; 6. Dakota Gellner 2:40.70 Gering; 7.
Kali Rimington 2:42.00 Gering; 8. Tyli Muncie
2:48.85 Scottsbluff; 9. Brittany Hale 2:54.50
Scottsbluff;. 10. Elysha Foster 2:57.70 Mitchell;
11. Mackenzie Watson 3:04.08 Mitchell;
1600 Meters – 1. Rachel Huffman 5:30.20 Gering;
2. Alliance; Ehler 5:35.70 Sidney; 3. Taylor
Muncie 5:39.00 Scottsbluff; 4. Briley
Hanaford 5:45.00 Chadron; 5. Damaris Martinez
5:57.50 Gering; 6. Mariah Mata 5:58.90
Sidney; 7. Alliance;son Witcofski 6:19.40 Gering;
9. Elysha Foster 6:31.50 Mitchell; 10.
Mackenzie Watson 7:01.80 Mitchell;
3200 Meters – 1. Alliance; Ehler 12:05.90 Sidney;
2. Taylor Muncie 12:26.30 Scottsbluff; 3.
Damaris Martinez 12:35.30 Gering; 4. Juli
Smith 12:41.20 Sidney; 5. Kali Rimington
12:43.00 Gering; 6. Telli Morford 14:14.61
Chadron;
100m Hurdles – 1. Karissa Segelke 15.40 Sidney;
2. Chelsea Wickard 15.80 Gering; 3. Morgan
Broussard 15.80 Gering; 4. Lauren Block
17.30 Alliance; 5. Kyra Willats 17.30 Scottsbluff;
6. Alisha Rising 17.30 Chadron;
300m Hurdles – 1. Karissa Segelke 46.20 Sidney;
2. Chelsea Wickard 46.30 Gering; 3.
Rylee Trout 50.60 Alliance; 4. Triniti Counter
52.00 Scottsbluff; 5. Katie O’Boyle 52.70 Gering;
6. Kyra Willats 52.90 Scottsbluff; 7.Gabby
Addleman 53.20 Sidney; 11. Elli Singpiel 56.80
Mitchell;
4x100 Relay – 1. Morgan Linneman, Karissa
Segelke, Kali Robb, Hannah Riley 50.60 Sidney;
2. Rylee Trout, Lyndsey Block, Mikenzie
Nordeen, Shae Brennan 50.90 Alliance; 3.
Aspen Reifschneider, Havannah Newens, Liz
Cunningham, Morgan Baker 53.30 Mitchell; 4.
Kaila Borgman, Ashlyn Schultz, Katie O’Boyle,
Aubrey Gonzales 53.90 Gering; 5. Hannah
Kaiser, Savannah Menghini, Toni Rosado,
Alexus Pinedo 54.50 Scottsbluff; 6. Maaryn
Davis, Angie Scherbarth, Jazzy McLain, Jamie
McLain 55.70 Chadron;
4x400 Relay – 1. Taylor Peters, Havannah
Newens, Aspen Reifschneider, McKenna
Zulkoski 4:10.00 Mitchell; 2. Morgan Linneman,
Karissa Segelke, Hannah Riley, Alliance;
Ehler 4:12.60 Sidney; 3. Ashlyn Eitemiller, Ashlea
Kerr, Briley Hanaford, Jamie McLain
4:19.40 Chadron; 4. Lyndsey Block, Mikenzie
Nordeen, Rylee Trout, Shae Brennan 4:21.50
Alliance; 5. Kaila Borgman, Kerissa
Mitchell;chell, Bryana Larsen, Kenzie Duncan
4:25.80 Gering; 6. Triniti Counter, Kiley
Guerue, Brittany Hale, Tyli Muncie 4:31.00
Scottsbluff
4x800 Relay – 1. Kenzie Duncan, Dakota Gellner,
Kerissa Mitchell, Rachel Huffman 10:43.50
Gering; 2. Maiya Fujita, Madisen Stafford, Mallory
Kilmurray, Mariah Mata 11:26.00 Sidney
Shot Put – 1. Kali Robb 39-8 Sidney; 2.
Stephanie Coley 39-4 Gering; 3. Carly
Churchill 36-9 1/4 Chadron; 4. Ashley Woodward
36-0 1/2 Alliance; 5. Danea Ray 34-8 1/4
Chadron; 6. SteaVen Becker 34-1 1/2 Scottsbluff;
7. Morgan Hernandez 30-3 1/2 Gering;
8. Morgan Michael 29-10 1/2 Mitchell; 9. Sierra
Betancur 28-8 Scottsbluff; 10. Brooke Doggett
28-6 3/4 Gering; 13. Barbara Pieper 25-2 1/2
Mitchell
Discus – 1. Kali Robb 127-1 Sidney; 2. Taylor
Muzzey 124-4 Scottsbluff; 3. SteaVen Becker
113-8 Scottsbluff; 4. Stephanie Coley 102-2
Gering; 5. Carly Churchill 96-2 Chadron; 6.
Brooke Doggett 95-11 Gering; 10. Sierra
Betancur 68-9 Scottsbluff; 11. Nicolette Cook
67-6 Gering; 12. Alexis Smith 63-3 Mitchell;
13. Barbara Pieper 57-10 Mitchell
High Jump – 1. Morgan Greene 4-11 Gering;
2. Havannah Newens 4-9 Mitchell; 3. Savanna
Rosenbaum 4-7 Sidney; 4. Hannah Wood
4-5 Alliance; 5. Alli Witcofski 4-3 Gering; 6.
Olivia Vogel 4-3 Alliance; 7. Albany Hixon 4-
3 Gering
Pole Vault – 1. Mikenzie Nordeen 9-6
Alliance; 2. Leah Uhlir 9-2 Sidney; 3. Chrissy
Peters 8-6 Scottsbluff; 4. Libby Wright 8-6
Gering; 5. Lisa Charron 8-0 Scottsbluff; 6.
Morgan Michael 7-6 Mitchell; 7. Savannah
Menghini 6-6 Scottsbluff; 8. Emily Bartling 5-
6 Mitchell
Long Jump – 1. Morgan Greene 16-3 Gering;
2. Kayleigh Schadwinkel 15-4 Gering; 3. Liz
Cunningham 15-1 1/4 Mitchell; 4. Kylee Price
14-2 Sidney; 5. Holly Grote 14-0 ½ Gering; 6.
Aspen Reifschneider 13-11 1/2 Mitchell; 8.
Morgan Baker 13-4 Mitchell; 10. Jordan York
13-0 Scottsbluff
Triple Jump – 1. Morgan Greene 33-9 Gering;
2. Kayleigh Schadwinkel 31-9 3/4 Gering;
3. Holly Grote 30-11 3/4 Gering; 4. Andee
Grentz 30-10 1/2 Mitchell; 5. Ellie Applegarth
30-3 Alliance; 6. Olivia Vogel 29-6 1/2
Alliance; 7. Morgan Baker 28-8 Mitchell; 8.
Alexis Smith 27-10 Mitchell; 9. Jordan York
27-9 Scottsbluff.

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