February 2, 2023

Holcomb, Hugoton boys tie for 4th, barely miss out on trophy

Wichita, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–While the Holcomb and Hugoton boys had a good weekend overall, both the Longhorns and Eagles placed fourth overall in the Class 4A State Track & Field Championships in Wichita on Friday and Saturday. Buhler won the boys meet with 53 points, while KC-Piper was second with 40 and Andale came in third with 34.5 points. Both Holcomb and Hugoton were just a half of a point behind the Indians for the third place trophy.

On the girls side, Andale outlasted Paola by a score of 90-74, and McPherson was in a distant third with 44 points. Ulysses had two entries, and did not place in the top eight in either category. Holcomb and Hugoton’s girls teams did not qualify for state in any events.

Boys
Team Scores
Buhler 53, KC-Piper 40, Andale 34.5, Hugoton 34, Holcomb 34, Smoky Valley 33, Bishop Miege 33, Clay Center 30.5, Parsons 26, Paola 24, El Dorado 24, McPherson 24, Arkansas City 23 Ottawa 22, Mulvane 22, Holton 21, Tonganoxie 21, Wichita-Collegiate 20, Circle 20 Spring Hill 15, Galena 12, Marysville 12, Chanute 11, Chapman 11, Winfield 11, Labette County 10.5, KC-Sumner Academy 10, Nickerson 10, Wamego 8, Pratt 6, Frontenac 6, Hays 5, Bonner Springs 5, Baldwin 4, Rose Hill 4, Louisburg 4, Abilene 4, Eudora 3.5, Ulysses 3, Andover-Central 3, Clearwater 2, Baxter Springs 1, Girard 1, Santa Fe Trail 1

Area Results
100M Dash
3. Devin Mader, Holcomb 11.05

200M Dash
5. Devin Mader, Holcomb 22.82

400M Dash
2. Isaiah Armstrong, Holcomb 49.90; 4. Mitchell Hamlin, Hugoton 50.37

800M Run
9. Jacob Eckert, Hugoton 2:02.41

1600M Run
4. Abraham Garcia-Aguirre, Hugoton 4:29.96; 7. Ethan Fox, Hugoton 4:35.05; 10. Efrain Flores, Holcomb 4:37.09

3200M Run
3. Abraham Garcia-Aguirre, Hugoton 9:44.54; 5. Ethan Fox, Hugoton 9:51.12

110M High Hurdles
4. Carter Blackburn, Holcomb 15.10

4x100M Relay
1. Holcomb (Devin Mader, Garrett Williams, Peyton Leonard, Isaiah Armstrong) 43.03

4x400M Relay
4. Hugoton (Dawson Kerbow, Jacob Eckert, Carter Coziahr, Mitchell Hamlin) 3:26.90; 8. Holcomb (Garrett Williams, Christopher Nemechek, Carter Blackburn, Isaiah Armstrong) 3:33.69

4x800M Relay
2. Hugoton (Abraham Garcia-Aguirre, Jahaziel Garcia, Eric Perry, Jacob Eckert) 8:04.90

Pole Vault
5t. Eduardo Mendoza, Ulysses 13-0

Long Jump
9. Mitchell Hamlin, Hugoton 20-4.5

Girls
Team Scores
Andale 90, Paola 74, McPherson 44, Jefferson West 43, Baldwin 34, Smoky Valley 34, Chapman 30, Augusta 29.5, Spring Hill 26, Concordia 25, Burlington 20, Andover-Central 20, Abilene 19, Santa Fe Trail 16, Iola 16, Louisburg 15, Wellington 14, Arkansas City 14, Clearwater 13, Bishop Miege 12, Pratt 10, Marysville 9, Fort Scott 9, KC-Piper 9,  Tonganoxie 9, Wichita-Trinity 8, Mulvane 7, Circle 6, Frontenac 5, Rock Creek 5, Parsons 5, Buhler 4, Topeka-Hayden 4, Nickerson 4, Girard 4, Independence 3, Winfield 2, Basehor-Linwood 2, Clay Center 2, Coffeyville-Field Kindley 2, Wamego 1.5, Atchison 1, Anderson County 1, Bonner Springs 1

Area Results
4x800M Relay
15. Ulysses (Alyssa Castilleja, Ray Lynn Wartman, Yessenia Ornelas, Riley Oglevie) 10:46.62

High Jump
12t. Riley Oglevie, Ulysses 4-10