Lucas Gleisberg won the 110 Meter Hurdles at Districts. Lucas will be competing in the State Track Meet. Courtesy Photo
The Medicine Valley Raiders Track Team traveled to Sutherland to compete at Districts on May 8th. The Raiders qualified three to compete at the State Track Meet held at Burke Stadium in Omaha on May 17th and 18th.
Lucas Gleisberg qualified for state with a first place finish in the 110 meter hurdles. Cody Aspenleiter also qualified for state with a second place in the long jump and Taylor Sandoe qualified in both the shot put and discus with first place finishes.
The girls finished the meet with a fifth place finish in the team standings with a total of 50 points. Sutherland girls won with 115 points. There were ten teams that competed at Districts.
An impressive effort by the girls as usual with a healthy team back though junior Savannah Willis did not compete due to an illness.
Shaylee Schroeder had very good effort in the triple jump with a sixth place finish that was only two feet behind the first place finisher from Maxwell. Andie Chapman had a third place finish in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. Grayce Jorgensen had a fourth place finish in the 400 meter dash. and a third in the 300 hurdles. The relay teams placed third in the 4x800 and sixth in the 4x400 respectively.
The boys placed third in the team standings with a total of 48.5 points. Paxton won the meet with a total of 183.5 points with Brady in second with 99.5 points.
Chase Barthel narrowly missed qualifying for state in the long jump when he came in third by only a half inch from the second place finisher which happened to be his teammate Cody Aspenleiter. In the 4x100 relay, Medicine Valley finished in third behind Paxton and Brady.
400 Meter Dash: 4th Grayce Jorgensen 1:05.70
1600 Meter Run: 3rd Andie Chapman 6:15.50
3200 Meter Run: 3rd Andie Chapman 13:31.90
300 Meter Hurdles: 3rd Grayce Jorgensen 51.80
Triple Jump: 6th Shaylee Schroeder 29’4 1/2”
Discus: 1st Taylor Sandoe 103’10 1/2”
Shot Put: 1st Taylor Sandoe 35’1”
4x400 relay: 6th Medicine Valley 5:05.50
4x800 relay: 3rd Medicine Valley 11:44.30
800 Meter Run: 6th (tie) Sage Schmidt 2:16.9
1600 Meter Run: 5th Rodger Farr 4:55.9
3200 Meter Run: 4th Rodger Farr 10:26.2
110 Meter Hurdles: 1st Lucas Gleisberg 15.7
Long Jump: 2nd Cody Aspenleiter 18’9”, 3rd Chase Barthel 18’8.5”
Triple Jump: 4th Cody Aspenleiter 38’10.25”, 5th Keaton Lenz 38’7”
Shot Put: 5th Rulon Taylor 42’3.5”
4x100 Relay: 3rd Medicine Valley 47.5 (Chase Barthel, Lucas Gleisberg, Ty Contrerez, Cody Aspenleiter)
4x400 Relay: 4th Medicine Valley 3:46.9 (Chase Barthel, Cody Aspenleiter, Keaton Lenz, Lucas Gleisberg)