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By Elizabeth Strand
Sports Writer
The Wallace Wildcats finished in the top five in both the girls (fifth–49 points) and boys (fifth–62 points) divisions at the Dundy County/Stratton Twilight held in Benkelman on Friday, May 6.
Teams competing at the meet included: Dundy Co./Stratton, Chase Co., Perkins Co., Wauneta/Palisade, Rawlins (KS) Co., Cheylin (KS), Hayes Center, Wallace, Maywood and South Platte. Chase County won the girls division with 116 points and Dundy Co./Stratton won the boys with 177 points.
The weather was nice, a little windy, but one of the best days this season. Several of the Wildcats improved on their personal bests, preparing for the district meet on Wednesday.
Sean May had an excellent day, running personal bests in the 100, 200 and 400 as well as winning each event. Wallace went 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the boys 100 with May, Shawn Christensen, and Landon Swedberg all improving their personal best marks.
Laura O’Brien also won the triple jump with a season best performance.
On Tuesday, May 3, the Wildcats competed in the Best of the Midwest track meet held in Sutherland. The boys 400 Meter relay team of May, Lane Swedberg, Landon Swedberg, and Christensen improved their time to 44.90 for 2nd place.
Whitney Smith placed 4th with a personal best in the 400. The girls 1600 Meter relay of Smith, Hubbard, Hasenauer, and O’Brien placed 7th with a season best time. Shanice Harris also competed in the shot put and Sean May placed 6th in the 400.
DCS Twilight Results
Girls Results
Long Jump–5th Sara Hubbard, Wallace, 14’2”; 1st E. Skelton, WP, 15’2.5”
Shot Put–4th Shanice Harris, Wallace, 33’11.25”; 1st L. Reichert, CC, 37’10.25”
High Jump–1st H. Moore, May, 4’11”
3200 Meter Relay–2nd Wallace (Alexandria Lundvall, Sara Hubbard, Anna Griffiths, Emily Hasenauer), 12:01.30; 1st Dundy Co./Stratton, 11:25.60
100 Meter Hurdles–1st N. Hearon, DCS, 16.00
100 Meter Dash–1st N. Hearon, DCS, 12.80
400 Meter Run–4th Whitney Smith, Wallace, 1:05.00; 1st A. Fanning, WP, 1:02.40
3200 Meter Run–7th Jaclyn Nelson, Wallace, 15:49.10; 1st G. Mullanix, DCS, 12:55.40
200 Meter Dash–1st N. Hearon, DCS, 26.90
Triple Jump–1st L. O’Brien, Wallace, 32’5.5”
Discus–1st D. Dahlkoetter, PC, 118’4.5”
Pole Vault–1st C. Starks, DCS, 8’0”
800 Meter Run–1st A. Kemling, PC, 2:29.90
300 Meter Hurdles–1st K. Jussel, CC, 47.00
1600 Meter Run–3rd Alexandria Lundvall, Wallace, 6:32.80
400 Meter Relay–3rd Wallace (Whitney Smith, Sara Hubbard, Anna Griffiths, Shanice Harris), 56.10; 1st Hayes Center, 55.60
1600 Meter Relay–6th Wallace (Sara Hubbard, Paige Aylward, Alexandria Lundvall, Emily Hasenauer), 4:57.30; 1st Rawlins Co., 4:29.50
Boys Results
Long Jump–1st T. Estrada, DCS, 19’8”
Discus–1st W. Zarkowski, DCS, 138’9”
Pole Vault–1st T. Hill, SP, 12’0”
3200 Meter Relay–1st Chase County, 8:43.30
110 Meter Hurdles–1st M. York, PC, 15.50
100 Meter Dash–1st Sean May, Wallace, 11.20; 2nd Shawn Christensen, Wallace, 11.30; 3rd Landon Swedberg, Wallace, 11.60
400 Meter Dash–1st Sean May, Wallace, 52.10
3200 Meter Run–8th Taylor Nielson, Wallace, 12:22.80; 1st L. Swenson, DCS, 11:12.40
200 Meter Dash–1st Sean May, Wallace, 22.90, 4th Landon Swedberg, Wallace, 23.90
Triple Jump–1st M. York, PC, 41’8”
Shot Put–6th Shawn Christensen, Wallace, 42’3”; 1st W. Zarkowski, DCS, 51’10.25”
High Jump–5th Lane Swedberg, Wallace, 5’4”; 1st J. Anderson, DCS, 5’8”
800 Meter Run–1st K. Argabright, RC, 2:05.20
300 Meter Hurdles–1st M. York, PC, 41.40
1600 Meter Run–1st T. Talbot, CC, 4:52.60
400 Meter Relay–4th Wallace (May, Ryan Sowle, Landon Swedberg, Christensen), 46.50; 1st Perkins Co., 45.30

Personal Bests
Shot Put–Ethen Scott, 32’7.5”
100 Meter Dash–Sean May, 11.2; Shawn Christensen, 11.3; Landon Swedberg, 11.6; Paige Aylward, 15.0
200 Meter Dash–Sean May, 22.90; Landon Swedberg, 23.90; Paige Aylward, 31.60
400 Meter Run–Sean May, 52.10; Dustin Fosbinder, 1:04; Whitney Smith 1:04.20
400 Meter Relay–Sean May, Lane Swedberg, Landon Swedberg, Shawn Christensen, 44.90
Discus–Katherine McClintock, 68’1 ½”; Jaclyn Nelson, 55’9”
1600 Meter Relay–Whitney Smith, Sara Hubbard, Emily Hasenauer, Laura O’Brien, 4:35.20