Tony Bozarth's weekly report

April 24, 2004

Wind, cold and rain cancelled many meets this weekend, and held marks down in others.

Friday 4/23/04

Manhattan Invitational (partial results reported) @ Carey Park, Manhattan
Jared Huske (Topeka Highland Park) dominated the hurdles in wet conditions, winning in 13.88 and 38.66. Huske also won the 100 in 10.84. Andrew Gerth (Manhattan) threw the javelin 178-3 off a wet runway, and Areale Hanks (Manhattan) won the girls shot at 39-1.25 and the disc at 130-1.25 off slippery circles.

Leavenworth Invitational @ LHS
Leavenworth swept to both the boys and girls titles in it's own invitational, the boys winning with 150 points to Blue Valley Norths 81 and SM East's 75, the girls scoring a whopping 205 points, with Bishop Miege second with 98 and Blue Valley North third with 83.
John Childs led the Leavenworth boys, winning the LJ at 21-3 and the sweeping the short sprints at 11.18/ 22.98. John McCormack (SM East) won the 1600 in 4:34.7, shading Miege's Adam Hauser (4:36.0), and SM East ran 8:14 to win the 4 x 800.
Charity Stowers led the Leavenworth girls, winning the 400 in 59.58 and the HJ at 5-2. Leavenworth also won the 4 x 100 (50.29) and 4 x 400 (4:11.43) with KC Wyandotte second in both races (51.16/ 4:13.03). VaShunta Johnson added to Leavenworth's total with a 16-5 LJ win. Other top marks were Laura Kelley (Blue Valley North 2:23.0 800 win), Leslie Reynolds (Bishop Miege 12.65/ 25.65 sprint wins) and a 10:03.0 4 x 800 win from Blue Valley North.

Tuesday 4/20/04

Kingman Invitational @ Kingman HS
Rose Hill (118) edged past Chaparral (106) and Pratt (106) for the boys crow, while host Kingman (119) won the girls title from Rose Hilll (102) and Pratt (96).
Aaron Ford (Cunnignham) highlighted boys action with throws wins of 55-1 (SP) and 148-9 DT, winning by wide margins. Lindi Conner (Kingman) won the SP/ DT on the girls side with marks of 35-10.5 / 121-2 and Brooke Voth (Cheney) won the JT at 126-6, edging Jessica Blackwell (Kingman 125-10).

Tom Gilmore Relays @ Ashland
Breanna Yost (South Gray), the defending 1A 1600/800 champ, swept the distances in 2:27.84/ 5:43.94/ 12:11.61, winning each by wide margins. Teammate Kaci Rietzke won the 400 in a 1A class leading 60.10. Daniel Wasson (Meade) highlighted boys action with a 43-3 TJ win. No team scores were reported.

Andover Invitational @ Andover HS
Mulvane and Goddard tied for the boys title, each scoring 101 points, with Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel third with 69. Circle (131) won the girls title with Andover (92) second and Andale (57.5) third.
A big boys SP confrontation saw Postin (Andover) throw 52-10 to defeat Gerald Spexarth (Andale 51-10) and Trevor Stewart (Cirlcle 50-3). Gavin Snider (Mulvane) ran 50.2 to edge sibling Grant (50.7) in the 400. Grant took the TJ at 43-6. Zach Kimble (Mulvane) ran 2:00.7 to win the 800 and other top marks were turned in by Alex Pyle (Circle 6-3 HJ), Nick Kreutzer (Wichita Kapuan-Mt. Carmel 22.4 200) and Mulvane (8:18.5 4 x 800).
Kyrie Kinder the Circle girls to victory, winning the LJ (17-7.25), TJ (33-4), 200 (27.1) and 400 (60.3 over the 60.6 of Mulvane's Megan Turner.) Andover's Mica Land won the 1600 (5:29.2) and 800 (2:25.10) with Kapaun's Erin Floyd second at 2;27.4. Floyd also ran on Kapaun's 10:11.5 4 x 800 team (Andover Central second at 10:15.7).
Defending 5A state champ Lauren Kirsch (Wichita Kapaun Mt .Carmel) won the PV at 9-10, and defending 3A DT champ Kate Schaake (Wichita Collegiate ) won her specialty at 121-8, and the SP at 39-5.

Scott City Relays at Scott City HS
Ulysses won the boy's title with 137 points, with Oakley (114) winning a tight battle for second from Scott City (109) and Goodland (108). Colby won the girls title (134.5) with Scott City second (119) and Lakin third with 93.
Kale Katt (Scott City), defending 4A JT champ, swept the boys throws with 55-10.5 SP, 159-5 FT, and 179-3 JT marks, and added an 11.16 100 victory.
4A state 1600 champ Jessica Stephens (Colby) ran 5:36.5/ 12:28.63 to win the distances by a large margin. Sheena Kuntzch (Scott City) won a fast 46.86 300H race from Darcy Jennings (Lakin 47.65). Jennings won the TJ at 34-4.

Belleville Lions Club Invitational @ Belleville HS
Beloit won the 3A=4A girls title with 145 points, with Minneapolis (107) and Belleville (107) tieing for second. Baileyville B&B won the 2A-1A division girls crown with 154 points to Washington's 120, with Smith Center third at 63.
The Beloit boys made it a double, winning the 3A-4A crown with 172 poinrts to Minneapolis 132 in second. Marysville was third with 77. Smith Center won a close race for 1A-2A crown, scoring 70 to outpoint Baileyville B&B (69), Washington (66) and Clifton-Clyde (65).
3A-4A girls highlights included a 10:18.91 4 x 800 win for Belleville, a 9-6 PV win for Allyson Slubianek (Marysville) and a 39-2.5 SP win for Danielle Hammes (Nemaha Valley.)
Darcy Schmitz led Baileyvill in the 1A-2A division, winning the LJ (17-2.5), TJ (35-3), 100 (12.62) and 200 (27.6). Hillcrest's (no first name reported Harris won the DT (139-5) and JT (127-4).
Minneapolis' Evan Cox swept the 3A-4A distances in 1:59.9/ 4:39.7/ 10:03.9. Beloit's Shelby Lamb won the PV at 13-6.
In Class 1A-2A Smith Center's (no first name reported) Kingsbury swept the sprints in 11.12/ 22.53.

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