Bulldog, Bearcat tracksters compete in North Platte
     2015-04-09      By Philip Eckerberg   
Photos by Kay Grote/Gering Citizen - Scottsbluff’s Matthew Barraza leads the pack of boys 1600 M runners, followed by Gering freshman Xavier Arellano and Scottsbluff senior Shane Burkey. Barraza won the event in 4:45.29 followed by Burkey, Arellano and Scottsbluff’s Josh Hergenreder at Saturday’s Buffalo Bill Invitational meet. 
Gering and Scottsbluff track teams traveled to North Platte last Thursday to compete in the Buffalo Bill Invitational track meet. The weather was not ideal but the student athletes competed to the best of their abilities. North Platte was the point-winner on the boys’ side with 138. The Scottsbluff Bearcats were second place with 106 points. Hastings was third with 86, York was fourth with 71, Alliance fifth at 57, Gering sixth with 36, and Northwest seventh with 33.

Scottsbluff’s Matthew Barraza took first in the 1600 meter run at 4:45.29. Josh Hergenreder from Scottsbluff was the winner of 3200 at 10:39.78. Bearcat Matthew Holloway earned gold in the 110 meter hurdles at 15.8. The Bluffs’ 4x800 meter relay team crossed the finish line in the lead as Matthew Barraza, Shane Burkey, Collin Maag and Matthew Richardson took the honors with a total time of 8:47.40.

The competition was even stiffer on the girls side as a total of nine teams competed. Kearney earned the most points and was the winner at 133. Northwest was second with 99. York third at 98, Millard West fourth at 70, Scottsbluff fifth with 41, North Platte sixth with 30, Alliance seventh with 23, Hastings eighth with 18, and Gering ninth at 15 points.

Gering and Scottsbluff girls had some second placers, with Scottsbluff’s Noe Taylor missing first place by .17 of a second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:03.42. Scottsbluff girls took second in the 4x800 meter relay with a time of 10:26.4.

Gering head track coach Randy Plummer said “It was a chilly, windy day in North Platte. The competition at this meet is always very tough, especially for the girls. When you bring in Class A schools such as Millard West and Kearney, it is very difficult to place. The coaching staff was pleased with the competitive spirit of our athletes; however, the team was not able to score many points. We move on to the Mitchell Invitational on Thursday.”

Scottsbluff’s head track coach Jim Barker reflected “We had a great day. I think we probably went above and beyond what we anticipated. We were solid in just about every track event and we had kids come through in every field event so overall it was a solid team performance.

Gering will next perform at the Mitchell Invite today. Scottsbluff will travel to the Broken Bow track meet on Friday to compete.

Boys’ Results

100 Meters - Varsity – Finals 1. Trevon Weaver North Platte 11.11, 2. 11th Trevor Garcia 11.52 Scottsbluff, 3. Austin Chitty, North Platte, 4. Jacob Zimbelman 11.84 North Platte, 5. Josh Ellis 11.86 Alliance.
X 200 Meters - Varsity – Finals

6. 11 Tucker Hill, 24.95a, Alliance; 11 Deion Contreras, 25.24a, Gering; , 10 Dylan Radzymski 26.11a Gering; 9, Jacob Rocheleau, 26.47a, Gering
400 Meters 1. Cade Zumpfe York 52.44, 2. Matthew Richardson 53.45 Scottsbluff, 3, Brody Brennan 53.89 Alliance, 4. Shay Bamesberger North Platte 54.19, 5. Cody Robinson 54.66 Alliance, 6. Joey Godinez 55.08 Gering,

800 Meters 1. Cade Zumpfe 2:08.53York, 4. Collin Maag 2:12.64 Scottsbluff, 7. Jesse Jaramillo 2:18.14 Scottsbluff, 8. Christian Arellano 2:18.47 Gering, 15. Noah Hergenreder 2:35.28 Scottsbluff, 16. Austin Rogers 2:35.97 Gering, 18. Sonny Salazar 2:39.10 Gering.

1600 Meters 1. Matthew Barraza 4:45.29 Scottsbluff, 2. Shane Burkey 4:51.07 Scottsbluff, 3. Xavier Arellano 4:54.22 Gering, 4. Josh Hergenreder 5:06.63 Scottsbluff, 8. Jacey Shaul 5:23.91 Gering, 10. Tyler Adamson 5:27.37 Alliance, 14. Ricky Saenz 5:39.87 Gering.

3200 Meters 1. Josh Hergenreder 10:39.78 Scottsbluff, 5. Noah Hergenreder 11:07.14 Scottsbluff, 7. Jesse Jaramillo 11:18.58 Scottsbluff, 8. Keenean Fogle 11:29.39 Gering.

110 Meter Hurdles 1. Matthew Holloway 15.81 Scottsbluff, 6. Jeff Schmidt 16.91 Gering, 8. Antonio Murillo 17.66 Gering, 9. Bryant Wilson 18.16 Alliance, 11. Riley Grote 19.11 Gering.

300 Meter Hurdles 1.Tyler Aden 43.91 North Platte, 2. Traceten Halley 44.16 Scottsbluff, 3. Brendan Brehmer 44.62 Alliance, 4. Jeff Schmidt 45.43 Gering, 7. Antonio Murillo 46.24 Gering, 10. Kishon Contreras 47.95 Scottsbluff, 11. Riley Grote 47.98 Gering, 13. Bryant Wilson 48.78 Alliance, 15. Elijah Blanco 50.02 Scottsbluff, 18. Trevor Ridenour 51.80 Alliance.

4x100 Relay 1. Dilan Haynes, Mitch Canfield, Zac Canfield, Ty Johnson 46.04 Northwest; 2. Shay Bamesberger, Miles Creel, Cole Joneson, Austin Chitty 46.48 North Platte; 3. Tucker Hill, Brody Brennan, Josh Ellis, Cody Robinson 46.69 Alliance; 4. Trevor Garcia, Jackson Hinze, Brad Johnston, Traceten Halley, 47.04 Scottsbluff, 7. Deion Contreras, Joey Godinez, Jacob Rocheleau, Alex Duncan 48.41 Gering.
4x400 Relay 1. Josh Ellis, Brendan Brehmer, Brody Brennan, Cody Robinson 3:40.04 Alliance; 4. Matthew Richardson, Traceten Halley, Jackson Hinze, Matthew Barraza 3:47.55 Scottsbluff; 5. Joey Godinez, Deion Contreras, Alex Duncan, Dylan Radzymski 3:49.20 Gering.

4x800 Relay 1. Matthew Barraza, Shane Burkey, Collin Maag, Matthew Richardson 8:47.40 Scottsbluff; 3. Xavier Arellano, Jacey Shaul, Kyle Upp, Keenean Fogle 8:59.80 Gering; 5. Brendan Brehmer, Tyler Adamson, Andrew Stich, DJ Weare 9:15.70 Alliance.
Shot Put 1. Travis Hartwig 50’ Hastings, 2. Isaac De Los Santos 47’9.5 Scottsbluff, 6. Shane Smith 45’0 Scottsbluff, 7. Esai Hernandez 44’02.25 Gering, 11. Mitchell Marietta 40’5.50 Gering, 13. Alex Closson 38’6 Gering, 18. Tristen Heldenbrand 34’4.5 Alliance, 19. Nathan Lauder 34’3.75 Alliance, 20. DJ Martinez 31’5.5 Alliance, 21. Adam Von Lintel 31’1 Scottsbluff.

Discus 1. Dylan Rutt 156’06” Hastings, 2. Esai Hernandez 145’3 Gering, 3. Kyle Krantz 141’9 Alliance, 10. Shane Smith 120’7 Scottsbluff, 11. Mitchell Marietta 112’7 Gering, 13. Nathan Lauder 109’1 Alliance, 14. Isaac De Los Santos 108’0 Scottsbluff, 15. Cade Pfeiffer 105’0 Alliance, 18. Adam Von Lintel 90’7 Scottsbluff, 19. Alex Closson 84’2 Gering.

High Jump 1. Payton Smith 16’ North Platte, 4. Matthew Holloway 5’10 Scottsbluff, 5. Trevor Ridenour 5’8 Alliance, 7. Keaton Ebbers 5’4 Gering, 7. Sonny Salazar 5’4 Gering, 7. Landon Walker 5’4 Scottsbluff.

Pole Vault 1. Ty Johnson 13’03” Northwest, 4. Josh Ellis 11’9 Alliance, 8. Rob Price 10’9 Scottsbluff, 10. Spencer Powell 10’3 Gering, 11. Cyrus Chalupa 9’9 Gering.
Long Jump 1. Trevon Weaver 20’8” North Platte 2. Klayton Nordeen 20’8 Alliance, 5. Brian Johnston 19’0.75 Scottsbluff, 6. Traceten Halley 18’7.5 Scottsbluff, 11. Brad Johnston 17’4.75 Scottsbluff, 12. Quentin Timblin 17’4.25 Gering, 13. Baden Shelmadine 17’2 Alliance, 17. Christian Rogers 15’10 Gering, 18. Daniel Hinojosa 15’7.25 Alliance, 19. Alex Brady 14’1.5 Gering.

Triple Jump 1. Trent Koehler 41’4 York, 2. Quentin Timblin 39’11 Gering, 5. Tucker Hill 37’11.5 Alliance, 13. Daniel Hinojosa 35’1.5 Alliance , 15. Nick Foote 33’9.75 Scottsbluff, 16. Christian Rogers 33’5 Gering, 17. Mason Ramig 33’1.5 Scottsbluff.

Girls’ Results

100 Meters 1. Daisy Maessner 12.76 Kearney, 3. Mickenzie Brennan 13.20 Alliance, 6. Shanell Primes 13.30 Scottsbluff, 16. Kaetlyn Todd 14.68 Gering, 23. Dominique Murillo 15.50 Gering, 24. Sarah Lang 15.74 Gering.
200 Meters 1. Jenny Kadavy 27.21 York, 2. Daisy Maessner 27.54 Kearney, 3. Taylor Noe 27.55 Scottsbluff, 5. Hannah Schelling 28.42 Kearney, 9. Mikayla Davidson 29.05 Alliance, 16. Sydney Nordeen 30.25 Alliance, 17. Dominique Murillo 30.41 Gering, 17. Jaelynn Muhr 30.41 Scottsbluff, 20. Haley Hoxworth 31.46 Alliance, 23. Leann Lehr 37.62 Gering.

400 Meters 1. Rylee Bahe 1:03.25 Northwest, 2. Taylor Noe 63.42 Scottsbluff, 8. Shae Kaus 1:06.45 Gering, 15. Jerilyn Laws 1:09.15 Gering, 17. Shae Toof 1:09.77 Alliance, 18. Sydney Nordeen 1:11.07 Alliance, 20. Berrina Sibal 1:12.82 Gering, 24. Taylor Pavich 1:21.60 Alliance.

800 Meters 1. Erin Lee 2:25.66 York, 5. Shayleigh James 2:36.53 Scottsbluff, 6. Victoria Schwartz 2:37.20 Gering, 11. Lauren Shaul 2:45.62 Gering, 12. Kelsey Adamson 2:49.10 Alliance, 16. Kaylee McDonald 2:52.60 Alliance, 18. Madison Stark 2:54.33 Alliance, 20. Hope Abel 2:57.19 Gering, 21. Tayler Gipe 3:00.29 Scottsbluff.

1600 Meters 1. Erin Lee 5:30.07 York, 5. Taylor Muncie 5:43.67 Scottsbluff, 8. Whitney Riesen 5:49.28 Scottsbluff, 16. Dani Carter 6:27.0 Alliance.

3200 Meters 1. Megan Billington 11:38.18 Northwest, 8. Tayler Gipe 13:43.15 Scottsbluff, 10. Krista Holzworth 14:11.05 Scottsbluff, 11. Franscheska Plasencio 14:13.18 Gering, 12. Marisa Robles 15:02.77 Gering.

100 Meters Hurdles 1. Kayla Bachle 15.98 Northwest, 3. Kyra Willats 17.13 Scottsbluff, 4. Madison Reiber 17.40 Alliance, 7. Kai Didier 18.13 Scottsbluff, 8. Lauren Block 18.43 Alliance, 12. Kaetlyn Todd 18.21 Gering, 13. Jade Riedel 18.34 Gering.

300 Meter Hurdles 1. Kayla Bachle 49.92 Northwest, 4. Mana Garcia 52.97 Scottsbluff, 5. Emma Rohde 53.19 Kearney, 9. Kyra Willats 54.09 Scottsbluff, 11. Jade Riedel 54.52 Gering, 12. Kaetlyn Todd 55.26 Gering, 13. Kai Didier 55.57 Scottsbluff, 20. Madison Reiber 1:02.76 Alliance.

4x100 Relay 1. Alex Engberg, Daisy Maessner, Haley Schall, Macie Wicht 53.06 Kearney; 5. Madison Morgan, Madison Reiber, Mikayla Davidson, Hanna Swanson 56.31 Alliance; 6. Kaetlyn Todd, Sarah Lang, Jade Riedel, Shae Kaus 57.40 Gering.

4x400 Relay 1. Jenny Kadavy, Dacia Stuhr, Emma Grenfel, Erin Lee 4:20.51 York; 4. Shae Kaus, Victoria Schwartz, Lauren Shaul, Kali Rimington 4:32.73 Gering; 5. Mikayla Davidson, Kelsey Adamson, Hanna Swanson, Kaylee McDonald 4:34.89 Alliance; 8. Jaelynn Muhr, Ruby Fernandez, Avery Krentz, Shayleigh James 4:40.64 Scottsbluff.

4x800 Relay 1. Kylie Broich, Rylee Bahe, Megan Billington, Madi Bahe 10:12.9 Northwest; 2. Taylor Muncie, Whitney Riesen, Mana Garcia, Shayleigh James 10:26.40 Scottsbluff; 3. Kali Rimington, Victoria Schwartz, Lauren Shaul, Jerilyn Laws 10:38.40 Gering; 7. Kelsey Adamson, Madison Stark, Dani Carter, Hanna Swanson 11:00.20 Alliance.

Shot Put 1. Jordon Stearns 40’1.5 York, 2. Abbie Luger 36’3.5 Alliance, 6. Precious Williams 35’4 Alliance, 7. Sierra Betancur 35’0 Scottsbluff, 11. Brianna Eckerberg 33’5.5 Gering, 16. Sariah Grant, 30’9 Alliance, 18. Tisha Ozuna 29’11.5 Gering, 21. Dakota Wademan 29’4.5 Gering, 25. Hana Nagasawa 25’6.5 Scottsbluff, 26. Emilee Reisig 23’5 Scottsbluff.

Discus 1. Jordon Stearns 125’1 York, 5. Sierra Betancur 109’8 Scottsbluff, 9. Brooke Doggett 98’10 Gering, 11. Sariah Grant 96’3 Alliance, 13. Abbie Luger 93’7 Alliance, 20. Hana Nagasawa 79’10 Scottsbluff, 21. Precious Williams 77’7 Alliance, 22. Dakota Wademan 77’2 Gering, 24. Katherine Martinez 76’4 Gering, 26. Emilee Reisig 57’11 Scottsbluff.

High Jump 1. Maggie McGowan 4’10 Kearney, 4. McKeltie Imus 4’8 Gering, 13. Dani Carter 4’4 Alliance.

Pole Vault 1. Stephanie Weides 10’03” Kearney, 5. Tiersa Darley 8’3 Scottsbluff, 9. Ruby Fernandez 7’3 Scottsbluff, 9. Kaylee McDonald 7’3 Alliance, 13. Mikayla Brink 6’3 Gering.

Long Jump 1. Kayla Bachle 16’6 Northwest, 10. Hannah McQuistan 14’7.75 Scottsbluff, 18. Madison Reiber 13’6.5 Alliance, 21. Grace Heggem 12’10 Scottsbluff, 22. Carson Hadden 12’9 Alliance, 23. Rebecca Brenner 12’7 Gering, 24. Carlee Brester 12’6 Gering, 25. Taylor Pavich 12’3.75 Alliance, 26. Eliana Hernandez 12’1 Scottsbluff, 27. Jenna Hastings 10’11.5 Gering.

Triple Jump 1. Macie Wicht 33’7.5 Kearney, 12. Avery Krentz 29’11.5 Scottsbluff, 15. Carlee Brester 27’3 Gering, 17. Jenna Hastings 26’3.75 Gering, 18. Myela Garcia 26’1 Scottsbluff.

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