Cardinals compete at Nemaha Central

The Wetmore High School track and field teams traveled to Nemaha Central to compete on Tuesday, April 13. The boys’ team placed seventh with a score of 27. The girls’ team placed eighth with a score of 7.


Other teams competing on the girls’ side and their places and scores were Nemaha Central, first, 156; Pawnee City, second, 146; Valley Heights, third, 79; Onaga, fourth, 45; Centralia, fifth, 39; Axtell, sixth, 32; and Troy, seventh, 27.

For the Lady Cardinals, junior Kenzie Strathman led the way with a fourth-place finish in javelin. Her throw was 89 feet, 11.5 inches. Senior Reagan Osterhaus placed fifth in discus with a throw of 94 feet, 5 inches. For running events, freshman Rylie Nichols placed sixth in the 3200 meter run with a time of 15:44.35.


Other boys’ teams and their places and scores were Nemaha Central, first, 162.5; Pawnee City, second, 105; Centralia, third, 95; Axtell, fourth, 61; Valley Heights, fifth, 60; Onaga, sixth, 27.5; and Troy, eighth, 11.

In the boys’ competition, junior Eric Bloom finished second in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:34.02. Bloom was followed by junior Colby Hanzlicek, who finished in third, with a time of 11: 43.15.

Bloom also was a member of the 4×800-meter relay team that finished fourth with a time of 9:35.96. The team consisted of Bloom, sophomore Jacob Carls, and seniors Austin Smith and Kael McQueen.

McQueen finished fourth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:20.22.

In the triple jump, Carls finished fourth with a jump of 38 feet, 4.25 inches. Bloom finished sixth with a jump of 38 feet, 2.75 inches.

The track teams traveled to Jackson Heights on Tuesday, April 13. Theses results were not available at The Herald’s press time.

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Krista Wasinger is Co-Editor of The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2011. She specializes in city reporting and feature stories, as well as photography and page and advertising design. Krista is a 2004 Fort Hays State University graduate with a degree in communications studies with an emphasis in journalism.


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