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Lady Warriors run past Burwell for team title

April 7, 2011

Ansley’s Katie Drake, left, and Kate Watts sprint through the 100 meter hurdles in the preliminaries of the Dick O’Neill Track Invitational at Kearney High School. Photo by Patty McCabe

KEARNEY -- The Ansley Lady Warriors claimed five first place medals and three seconds to edge Burwell by five points for the girls team title at the Dick O’Neill Track Invitational in Kearney Friday. The annual meet is hosted by Pleasanton and is held at Kearney High School.
Chelsea Entz, Siera Rohde and Katie Drake contributed to the Lady Warriors medaling in four events. Entz won the 100 and 200 meter dashes, placed second in the triple jump and was on the winning 400 meter relay team. Rohde won the 400 meter dash, placed second to Entz in the 200 meter dash, was on the 400 meter relay team and was on the second place 1600 meter relay team. Drake won the 300 meter low hurdles, placed fourth in the 100 meter hurdles and was on the 400 meter relay team.
The Sumner-Eddyville-Miller (SEM) Lady Mustangs also had a couple of gold medal winners. Megan Berg won the discus throw while Sara Simmons won the 100 meter hurdles setting a new meet record with a 15.70 second time. Simmons also won medals by placing second in the long jump, third in the 300 meter hurdles and fifth in the 100 meter dash.
The Litchfield Lady Trojans also competed in the invite and went home with three medal winners.
In the boys division, SEM’s Lance English won the gold medal in the triple jump. English also placed second in the 100 meter dash and fourth in the long jump. Dillan Line earned two individual medals for the Mustangs. Line placed fourth in the 300 meter hurdles and fifth in the long jump.
Ansley’s Ryan Hircock was the top medalist for the Warriors. Hircock placed second in the discus throw and fifth in the shot put. Also medaling for the Warriors was Jesse Mullen who tied for fifth place in pole vault.
Results from the invite are as follows:
Girls Team Results
1. Ansley (ANS) 83; 2. Burwell (BUR) 78; 3. Kearney JV (KJV) 71; 4. Nebraska Christian (NC) 65.5; 5. Axtell (AXT) 48.33; 6. Alma (ALM) 43; 7. Sumner-Eddyville-Miller (SEM) 41; 8. Pleasanton (PLE) 32; 9. Amherst (AMH) 19.33; 10. Maywood (MAY) 15.83; 11. Heartland Lutheran (HL) 12; 12. Litchfield (LIT) 6; 13. Medicine Valley (MV) 4; 13. Wilcox/Hildreth (WH) 4; 13. Overton (OVE) 4.
Girls Event Results
Shot Put - 1. A. Owen, BUR 35-0.
Discus - 1. Megan Berg, SEM 113-3.5; 5. Falicia Shepardson, LIT 92-10.5.
Long Jump - 1. K. Bauer, PLE 16-5; 2. Sara Simmons, SEM 15-8.
Triple Jump - 1. K. Bauer, PLE 35-5.5; 2. Chelsea Entz, ANS 34-9.25.
High Jump - 1. H. Kring, AXT 5-2.
Pole Vault - 1. B. Forbes, KJV 8-6.
100 Meter Dash - 1. Chelsea Entz, ANS 13.00; 5. Sara Simmons, SEM 13.60.
200 Meter Dash - 1. Chelsea Entz, ANS 28.00; 2. Siera Rohde, ANS 28.60. 5. Alivia Wardyn, LIT 29.70.
400 Meter Dash - 1. Siera Rohde, ANS 62.80; 6. Nissa Brown, SEM 68.10.
800 Meter Run - 1. K. Klingelhoefer, AMH 2:43.40; 5. Nissa Brown, SEM 2:48.10.
1600 Meter Run - 1. T. Johnston, NC 13:32.30; 5. Lauren Ibach, SEM 15:56.50.
100 Meter Hurdles - 1. Sara Simmons, SEM 15.70 (New meet record); 4. Katie Drake, ANS 17.40.
300 Meter Hurdles - 1. Katie Drake, ANS 50.40; 3. Sara Simmons, SEM 52.30; 6. Kate Watts, ANS 52.80.
4x100 Meter Relay - 1. Ansley 53.60 (Chelsea Entz, Siera Rohde, Katie Drake, Kate Watts).
4x400 Meter Relay - 1. Burwell 4:33.70; 2. Ansley 4:39.40.
4x800 Meter Relay - 1. Kearney JV 11:05.90; 4. Ansley 11:52.20; 5. Litchfield 12:09.20.
Boys Team Results
1. Kearney JV (KJV) 112.50; 2. Nebraska Christian (NC) 79; 3. Medicine Valley (MV) 67; 4. Alma (ALM) 61; 5. Axtell (AXT) 51; 6. Burwell (BUR) 49; 7. Sumner-Eddyville-Miller (SEM) 34; 8. Overton (OVE) 29; 9. Wilcox/ Hildreth (WH) 16; 10. Ansley (ANS) 12.5; 11. Amherst (AMH) 9; 12. Pleasanton (PLE) 3; 13. Maywood (MAY) 2; 13. Heartland Lutheran (HL) 2.
Boys Event Results
Shot Put - 1. G. Kowalsi, KJV 50-3; 5. Ryan Hircock, ANS 44-11.
Discus - 1. Z. Olmstead, OVE 157-1; 2. Ryan Hircock, ANS 146-2.
Long Jump - 1. T. Peterson, MV 20-6.5; 4. Lance English, SEM 19-6.5; 5. Dillan Line, SEM 19-6.
Triple Jump - 1. Lance English, SEM 41-11.5.
High Jump - 1. J. Bantam, ALM 6-0.
Pole Vault - 1. B. Benson, AXT 13-0; 5. Jesse Mullen, ANS 11-6.
100 Meter Dash - 1. B. Benson, AXT 11.20; 2. Lance English, SEM 11.30.
200 Meter Dash - 1. B. Benson, AXT 23.60.
400 Meter Dash - 1. S. Lesher, KJV 53.60.
800 Meter Run - 1. J. Kindler, ALM 2:11.40.
1600 Meter Run - 1. A. Epp, NC 4:57.50.
3200 Meter Run - 1. D. Dexter, NC 10:29.60.
110 Meter Hurdles - 1. L. Woods, NC 15.20.
300 Meter Hurdles - 1. L. Woods, NC 42.80; 4. Dillan Line, SEM 44.20.
4x100 Meter Relay - 1. Kearney JV 46.00; 6. Ansley 48.20.
4x400 Meter Relay - 1. Medicine Valley 3:43.80.
4x800 Meter Relay - 1. Nebraska Christian 8:45.30; 3. SEM 9:27.90.

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