MHS wins two events at Smoky Valley

Emmy Hess leaps to a third-place finish in the long jump Tuesday with a distance of 14 feet, 8 inches. Hess was the Marion girls’ highest finisher for the day, winning the 100 hurdles in 18.16 seconds.
Emmy Hess leaps to a third-place finish in the long jump Tuesday with a distance of 14 feet, 8 inches. Hess was the Marion girls’ highest finisher for the day, winning the 100 hurdles in 18.16 seconds.
The Marion track and field team traveled to Lindsborg Thursday for the Smoky Valley Invitational meet, where the Warrior boys earned two gold medals. Tyler Palic won the discus with a throw of 158 feet. He also placed sixth in the shot put (44-6).

Bryce Shults won the pole vault (13-0) and finished sixth in the 300 hurdles (44.15 seconds).

Jack Schneider was third in both the 100 (11.19) and the 200 (23.56), while Colin Williams was fourth in the 1,600 (4:49.52) and fifth in the 800 (2:06.7).

Tyler Arocha placed fifth in the long jump (19-2), while Noah Dalrymple finished fifth in the high jump (5-8). Zachary Stuchlik was sixth in the high jump (5-6).

Arocha, Stuchlik, Dalrymple and Williams were sixth in the 4×400 relay (3:46.7).

Meanwhile, Marissa Jacobson paced the girls, finishing second in the long jump (16-1⁄2) and third in the triple jump (33-63⁄4).

Drew Helmer placed fifth in the discus (88-7), while Michaela Regnier was sixth in the pole vault (7-6).

Marion CKTL—The Warriors hosted a meet Tuesday.

Emmy Hess was the girls’ top performer, winning the 100 hurdles (18.16) and placing third in the long jump (14-8).

Additional top-three finishes included: Bethany Grimmett, second in the 3,200 (16:45.54); Jazmin Lewis, third in the high jump (4-8); Grace Winter, third in the pole vault (7-3); and Hess, Alfwenna Meyer, Emily Hutchinson and Jazmin Lewis, third in the 4×100 (56.75).

As a team, the girls finished fifth of six teams with 611⁄2 points behind Hesston (226), Solomon (771⁄2), Remington (691⁄2) and Moundridge (631⁄2) and ahead of Inman (26).

Meanwhile, Bryce Shults won two events, claiming the gold medal in both the 300 hurdles (44.51) and the pole vault (12-6).

Tyler Palic also won a gold medal, placing first in the discus (171-5). He was second in the shot put (44-51⁄4).

Additional top-three finishes were: Austin Neufeld, second in the pole vault (11-6); Noah Dalrymple, second in the triple jump (38-3⁄4) and third in the high jump (5-8); and Kolton Brewer, third in the 100 (12.78).

As a team, the boys finished fourth of six teams with 88 points behind Hesston (131), Solomon (123) and Inman (106) and ahead of Moundridge (87) and Remington (14).

Coming—Marion was scheduled to compete in a meet at Marion hosted by Berean Academy Tuesday. The Warriors will travel to Halstead Friday.