Tigers Compete at RPAC Track
The Maywood girls' and boys' track teams competed at the RPAC Track & Field Meet in Bertrand on Friday, May 2. The girls team finished with 51 points, which was good for 4th place. The boys finished in the upper half of the conference with their 7th place finish, as they garnered 49 points.
Leading the way for the girls was Justine Stone, who finished as conference champion in the 1600m run (5:40.26), the 3200m run (12:21.93), and in 2nd place in the 800m run (2:34.58). Abby Werkmeister continued her strong season with a 3rd place finish in the discus (104' 0") and a 4th place medal in the shot put (34' 2"). Breanna Phillips placed 3rd in the 3200m run (13:18.19) and 5th in the 1600m run (6:13.47). Sophomore Marsia Foster again had a big improvement in the 100m hurdles by placing 7th (18.33).
The boys were led by Dalton Littell and Quinton Phillips. Littell placed 3rd in the long jump (19' 9 1/2") and 7th in the triple jump (39' 4 3/4"). Both of those marks were nearly a foot farther then he had jumped this season. Quinton Phillips placed 5th in the 3200m run (11:12.42) and 7th in the 1600m run (5:05.16). All three relays placed at the meet, with the 400m relay (Jericho Vieyra, Jacob Dibbern, Dalton Littell, Calyn Werkmeister) placing 6th (48.28), the 1600m relay (Austin Phillips, Jericho Vieyra, Dalton Littell, Calyn Werkmeister) placing 8th (3:55.42), and the 3200m relay (Quinton Phillips, Jacob Dibbern, Austin Phillips, Bryar Gerlach) finishing in 2nd place (9:03.99). All of the relay times were season bests. Other medalists for Maywood were Jericho Vieyra in the long jump (7th- 19' 0"), Tucker Hartley in the 3200m run (8th- 11:57.58), Chase Lenz in the high jump (T2nd- 5' 4"), Jacob Dibbern in the high jump (4th- 5' 4"), Austin Phillips in the high jump (5th- 5' 2"), and Isaac Wyman in the shop put (5th- 42' 8 1/2").
The top three teams in the girls' division were Bertrand (151 points), Dundy County Stratton (131), and Southwest (59). In the boys' division the top three teams were Cambridge (115), Bertrand (88), and Paxton (85).