Jenna Flaming competed in the 300-meter hurdles at the Norwich Invitational on Friday, April 19. The Goessel Girls took first out of six teams.
Marion’s Madisyn Hulett had a huge day in the shot put, beating her PR by almost 2 feet and placing second in the event on Friday in the Halstead Meet.


Track – The Cougars competed at their home track meet (held at Marion) on Tuesday, April 16.

The boys came in last out of six teams. Here are some of the high score for the boys:

Micah Carlson – 400 Meters – 59.2 – 4th place; 800 Meters – 2:28.3 – 6th place

Michael Herrera – 400 Meters – 1:03.0 – Tie 6th place

Robert Spohn – 300 Meter Intermediate Hurdles – 53.0 – 6th place; Long Jump – 15’ 3” – 5th place; Triple Jump – 34’ 4” – 4th place

The girls came in fifth out of six teams. Here are the high scores for the girls:

Kaitlynn Bina- 800 Meters – 2:41.2 – 4th place; 1600 Meters – 5:49.2 – 1st place

Olivia Carlson – Long Jump – 15’ 1” – 3rd place; Triple Jump – 30’ 9.5” – 4th place

Jenaya Plett – 400 Meters – 1:10.6 – 5th place

Allie Stuchlik – 1600 Meters – 6:32.6 – 6thplace

4 x 400 Meter Relay (Jenaya Plett, Jimena Sanchez, Allie Stuchlik, Kaitlynn Bina) 4:51.3 – 5th place

The Cougars next competed at the Council Grove Invitational on Thursday, April 18.

The boys placed seventh out of 9 teams. The high scores were:

Micah Carlson – 400 Meters – 1:00.16 – 6th place

4 x 400 Meter Relay (Micah Carlson, Michael Herrera, Robert Spohn, Samuel Rziha) 4:12.07 – 5th place

The girls placed seventh out of eight teams. The high scores were:

Jimena Sanchez – 400 Meters – 1:12.93 – 2nd place

Olivia Carlson – 100 Meter High Hurdles – 18.96 – 5th place; Long Jump – 14’ 9” – 4th place; Triple Jump – 29’ 11.25” – 4th place

Jenaya Plett – 400 Meters – 1:12.02 – 1stplace

Allie Stuchlik – 3200 Meters – 13:37.79 – 5th place

Coming—The Cougars will compete on Thursday, May 2 at the Herington Invitational.



Track – The Bluebirds competed in the Goessel CKTL meet on Tuesday, April 16. Both teams took first place out of six teams.

Coming—The Bluebirds will compete on Tuesday, April 30 at the Tescott Invitational.


Golf – The Trojans played in the Sterling Invitational on Monday, April 15 where the team placed 6th.

Individual results for Hillsboro golfers were: Lincoln Wichert, 86 (career personal best), 9th place; Braxton Hiebert, 97 (career personal best); Annaliese Jorgenson, 101 (season personal best); Monroe James, 112 (career personal best); Reese Duerksen, 122 (first career 18 hole tournament).

Next the Trojans played in the Hesston Tournament on Thursday, April 18 where the team placed 3rd with the season best team score of 393.

The individual results for golfers were: Lincoln Wichert, 82 (new career personal best), Individual Runner-Up; Annaliese Jorgenson, 96 (new season personal best), 13th place;

Braxton Hiebert, 107; Monroe James, 108 (new career personal best); Nathan Hill, 120 (first career 18 hole tournament); Reese Duerksen, 131.

“We are very proud of the progress that the golfers continue to make through this first half of the season. Several of them posted season or career low rounds this week despite competing in less than ideal conditions. It was cool and very windy at both of the tournaments on Monday and Thursday. They all approached the opportunities to play with very positive attitudes and competed very well. All of them are showing the ability to hit solid golf shots. At this point it will be important to work on consistency in ball striking, their comfort level and soft touch around the greens, and gaining confidence in what they can do. As they improve in those areas, the next step will be to improve with course management and strategies to play to their individual strengths,” said Coach Scott O’Hare.

Coming—The JV golfers will participate in the Hillsboro JV Tournament at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 26. Varsity will play at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 @ Wedgewood Golf Course.


Boys track – The Warriors competed in the Halstead meet on Friday, April 19.

“This is one of those meets where the coaches have to remind themselves how young of a team we have. Our boys’ team had a pretty good meet in the toughest competitive setting we have see so far,” said Coach Grant Thierolf.

Luke Wessel ran a great 800M, placing second and just missing the school record.

“We have no doubt he will get it in the coming weeks as the weather warms up and we start working on speed,” said Thierolf.

Kellen Waner had another good meet in the pole vault, narrowly missing 12 feet but still placing second.

Brian Nguyen had a great throw in the javelin and PR’d by 13 feet.

Jesse Snyder increased his PR in the triple jump by over a foot, placing fifth in a loaded field.

“Wyatt Soyez didn’t place in anything but his times and distances were outstanding. Three of our freshmen set PRs in their events. Zayden Janzen ran a very competitive 3200M run and cut almost 30 seconds off his PR in the 3200M run. Tripp Peterson ran well in the 200M, and Isaac Wesner improved his 400M time. Cooper Jirak ran well in the 300M hurdles, placing 7th in a strong group of runners. We look forward to seeing some different schools this week at Beloit,” said Thierolf.

Girls Track – The Warriors competed in Halstead on Friday, April 19.

“A much better meet this year at Halstead than we had last year at Halstead. Our girls competed very well in our toughest meet of the season to date,” said Coach Grant Thierolf.

The team was led by Dylan Kraus who placed second in the 400M and fifth in the 200M race.

“She is starting to understand how to run the 400, and we think she will continue to improve in that race,” said Thierolf.

Madisyn Hulett had a huge day in the shot put, beating her PR by almost 2 feet and placing second in the event.

“We liked how our jump crew battled all day, Kenna Wesner placing fifth in the triple jump and Hailey Harshman setting a PR in the pole vault while earning a seventh place finish. Gabby Newell ran a very strong 100M hurdle race, placing fourth in the best field of runners she has faced this season. Taryn Kraus also ran well in the 300M hurdles, bring home a bronze medal in her best event. We are getting better each week, and we look forward to competing with some different schools at Beloit this Friday,” said Thierolf.

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