Scottsbluff track and field team wins invite
     2013-04-11      By The Gering Citizen   
BROKEN BOW — The Scottsbluff Bearcats track and field team won the championship on the road at the Broken Bow Invite on April 5.
The Scottsbluff boys ended up with 157.5 points while second-place McCook finished with 113.

One of the highlights was senior sprinter Luke Worden, who tied the school record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.6 seconds. Even though he was a standout last season, coaches said he’s even better this year.

Other Bearcats had a big day as well. They took the top three spots in the 800 event. Tayler James topped the field with a time of two minutes, one second. Second place went to Matthew Barraza with 2:02 and Ben Willis-Tell clocked 2:03 for third.

Scottsbluff also had the top three top-six finishers in the 300 intermediate hurdles, the 1,600 and the 3,200.
In the 300 hurdles, Matthew D. Klein placed second, Daniel Rohrer in third and Ray Cerda in sixth.

In the 1,600 event, Barraza was first, Justin Prichard second and Shane Burkey sixth. And in the 3,200 event, Brendan Taedter took second, Nathan Prichard third and Burkey in fourth.

The Scottsbluff boys won the 4x100 relay with the team of Jake Delzer, Daniel Rohrer, Matthew D. Klien and Ben Heggem. And the boys’ team took second place in the 4x400 and fourth in the 4x800.
Individually, Rohrer added a second-place finish in the 200 and Delzer was fifth in the 100.

In field events, Brian Johnston took fourth in the triple jump with Traceton Halley in sixth. Jon Maag was second in the shot put and fifth in the discus. Andrew Aratani was sixth in shot put.

The Scottsbluff girls also had a solid day, claiming third place with 94 points. McCook took the title with 128 points and Holdrege in second with 109.

Chesney Walker earned four runner-up finishes at Broken Bow in the 100 high hurdles, 300 low hurdles, triple jump and as a member of the 4x100 relay.

Taylor Muncie also had runner-up performances in the 1,600 and 3,200 events. And Liz Cunningham was second in the 100 and third in the 200.

Zoe Rada and SteaVen Becker both placed in the top five. Rada took third place in the shot put and fifth in the discus. Becker tied for second in the discus and finished fourth in shot put.

Third place in the 100 event went to Shannell Trimes and Kyra Willats finished fifth in he 300 hurdles. And in the 400 event, Kiley Guerrue placed sixth. The girls also took fourth-place in the 4x400 relay.

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