Wetmore boys place third at Manhattan

The Wetmore track and field teams traveled to compete in Manhattan on Thursday, April 28. The boys placed third against eight other teams and the girls placed tenth.

Boys

The Cardinals placed third with 65 points. Other teams’ placings and scores are as follows: Manhattan, first, 246; Frankfort, second, 116; Hanover, fourth, 37; Linn, fifth, 29; Wakefield School, sixth, 17; Randolph Blue Valley, seventh, 16; Rural Vista, eighth, 8; and Riley County, ninth, 3.

Senior Eric Bloom kicked off the races with a first-place win in the 800-meter run with a time of two minutes, 8.54 seconds. Senior Colby Hanzlicek won first place in the 1600-meter race with a time of five minutes, 0.33 seconds, and then placed second in the 3200-meter race with a time of 10 minutes, 50.19 seconds.

In the field events, Bloom took second in the high jump with a height of five feet, eight inches. Senior Storm Hackler placed second in the javelin throw with a flight of 144 feet, eight inches. Juniors Jacob Carls and Kyler Wommack took third place in the triple jump and discus throw, respectively. Carls had a jump of 40 feet, 4 inches and Wommack threw for a distance of 117 feet, five inches.

Girls

The Lady Cardinals placed tenth at the meet with five points. Other teams’ placings and scores are as follows: Hanover, first, 121; Frankfort, second, 100; Manhattan, third, 68; Linn, fourth, 61; Randolph Blue Valley, fifth, 60; Wakefield School, sixth, 59; Flint Hills Christian, seventh, 30; Rural Vista, eighth, 28; and Riley County, ninth, 15.

“They [both teams] have continued to get a lot of personal records and we are seeing a lot of improvement from meet to meet,” said Head Coach Seth Stiers. “I am proud of them and how they have been working to better themselves this season.”

The Wetmore track team will compete at Sabetha on Thursday, May 5.

Manhattan 4.28.2022

800 METER RUN

1-

Eric Bloom

2:08:54

1600 METER RUN

1-

Colby Hanzlicek

5:00.33

3200 METER RUN

2-

Colby Hanzlicek

10:50.19

4- 

Weston Schultejans

12:32.72

HIGH JUMP

2-

Eric Bloom

5’ 8”

TRIPLE JUMP

3-

Jacob Carls

40’ 4”

DISCUS THROW

3-

Kyler Wommack

117’ 5”

4-

Braden Henry

116’ 2”

JAVELIN THROW

2-

Storm Hackler

144’ 8”

6-

Braden Henry

124’ 2”

TEAM RESULTS

1-

Manhattan

246

2-

Frankfort

116

3-

Wetmore

65

4-

Hanover

37

5-

Linn

29

6-

Wakefield School

17

7-

Randolph Blue Valley

16

8-

Rural Vista

8

9-

Riley County

3

 

Manhattan 4.28.2022

1600 METER RUN

5-

Lani Wiggli

6:20.84

DISCUS THROW

5-

Kaitlyn Claycamp

88’ 3”

6-

Kenzie Strathman

86’ 5”

TEAM RESULTS

1-

Hanover

121

2-

Frankfort

100

3-

Manhattan

68

4-

Linn

61

5-

Randolph Blue Valley

60

6-

Wakefield School

59

7-

Flint Hills Christian

30

8-

Rural Vista

28

9-

Riley County

15

10-

Wetmore

5

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