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PC medals in four events at state track meet PDF Print E-mail

By Jan Rahn
Managing Editor
Finishing with 10 points, the Perkins County Plainsmen boys track team returned from state with three placings. They were among five teams to finish with 10 points during the Nebraska State Track and Field Meet held in Omaha May 20-21.
Rafael Mora medaled in fifth place in the 400.
Michael York brought home a seventh place medal in the 300 hurdles.
The 4x100 relay team captured fifth. Team members are Mora, Quinton Hite, Brody Prante and Matthew Cullen.
Winning the Class C boys title was Hastings St. Cecilia with 42 points.
On the girls side, Debbie Dahlkoetter medaled with her sixth place finish in the discus with a throw of 116’5”.
Although Ashley Kemling didn’t place in either of her events, she broke her school record in both the 800 meter and 1,600 meter runs.
The Lady Plainsmen earned three points. Winning the title was Shelton with 47 points.
Boys Team Scores
1. Hastings St. Cecilia    42
2. Oakland-Craig and
Tri Co. (tie)    37
4. Lincoln Christian    36
5. Cambridge    33
6. Gordon-Rushville    30.5
7. Elmwood-Murdock    29
8. Gibbon    26
9. Ord    25
10. Hartington    17
21. 10 points each: Garden County, Perkins County, Elm Creek, Sutherland, Thayer Central (tie).
Boys Individual Results
Shot put–Vinny Ross, 40’7.75” did not place; 1st M. Shoff, Cambridge, 56’1”
400 meter–5th Rafael Mora, 51.29; 1st L. Gipson, Lincoln Christian, 48.641
110 hurdles–prelims Michael York, 16.1, did not qualify; 1st Sean Pille, Oakland-Craig, 14.382
300 hurdles–7th Michael York, 41.53; 1st Sean Pille, Oakland-Craig 39.679
Triple jump– Michael York, 39’9.75”, did not qualify; 1st L. Ourada, Elm Creek, 43’5”
Boys 4x100 meter relay–5th Perkins County, 44.94 (Quinton Hite, Rafael Mora, Brody Prante, Matthew Cullen)
Boys 4x400 meter relay–11th Perkins County, 3:34.87 (Rafael Mora, Michael York, Elliot Carlson, Brody Prante) did not place; 1st Deshler, 3:30742
The Perkins County boys tied for 21st place.
Girls Team Scores
1. Shelton    47
2. Laurel Concord    46
3. Tri County    45
4. Ainsworth    34
5. David City Aquinas    33
6. Lincoln Christian, North
Bend Central (tie)    31
8. Hastings St. Cecilia    29
9. Bayard and Sandy Creek
(tie)    22
39. Perkins County, Alma, Blue Hill, Bridgeport, Fillmore Central, Nebraska Christian, North Platte St.
Pat’s, Oakland-Craig (tie).......3
Girls Individual Results
Discus–6th Debbie Dahlkoetter, 116’5”; 1st S. Dolezal, North Bend Central, 122’2”
800 meter–10th Ashley Kemling, 2:24.95  (school record) did not place; 1st K. Jacobsen, Laurel-Concord, 2:17.155  
1600 meter–13th Ashley Kemling, 5:36.61 (school record) did not place; 1st K. Jacobsen, Laurel-Concord, 5:15.227
High jump–Tanya Metcalf,
5’4” did not place; 1st K. Haneline, Nebraska City Lourdes, 5’5”
The Perkins County girls tied for 39th place.