Sophomore Brittney Hiebert won the gold medal in the 800 with a time of 2 minutes, 24.61 seconds, less than nine tenths of a second ahead of second place. She set a new school record.
Hiebert earned a second medal by placing fourth in the 400 (1:01.18). Hiebert scored 15 of Goessel’s 16 team points to help the Bluebirds finish in a four-way tie for 14th place.
Freshman Stephany Meyer earned the eighth-place medal in the triple jump with a leap of 33 feet, 23⁄4 inches, achieved on her first attempt. She was 15th in both the long jump (13-11) and the 400 (1:06.74).
Junior Olivia Duerksen finished in a three-way tie for 10th in the high jump with a season-best leap of 4-10, while Meyer, Aleena Cook, Lauren Rymill and Hiebert finished 12th in the 4×400 (season-best 4:27.00).
Meanwhile, for the boys, senior Zach Wiens scored all six of Goessel’s points by earning the bronze medal in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.97. He turned in a preliminary time of 15.96 in that event. Wiens finished 16th in the 300 hurdles (46.29).
Freddy Scheffe, Wiens, Zach Zogleman and Josh Schmidt placed 14th in the 4×400 relay (3:45.59).