Wilber-Clatonia boys take first, Fairbury girls finish runner-up in resumed SNC track meet Monday

Wilber-Clatonia boys take first, Fairbury girls finish runner-up in resumed SNC track meet Monday
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MILFORD –  The Southern Nebraska Conference track meet resumed action Monday in Milford after being cut short by weather on Saturday.

The Fairbury Jeffs finished runner-up in the girls’ division, while Wilber-Clatonia took home the team championship for the boys. The Wolverines tallied 104.33 points, behind second place Centennial (93). Thayer Central was third (80), Fillmore Central came home sixth (36) and Fairbury (33.33) was seventh out of 11 total teams.

In the girls’ team standings, Centennial was champion (94), while the Lady Jeffs were close behind with 89. Thayer Central came in fourth (57), Fillmore Central eighth (29) and Wilber-Clatonia tenth (22).

Looking at some top performers from the area, first for the boys, Wilber-Clatonia’s Hunter Cerveny won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.48 seconds. In the 400, Thayer Central’s Zach Koss took first at 52.30 seconds. Koss also went onto win the 800 (2:06.35).

In the 3200 meter run, Thayer Central’s Damian Stewart took gold (10:51.22). In 300 intermediate hurdles, Thayer Central’s Phillip Price won the event in 42.10 seconds.

Turning to the relays, Wilber-Clatonia won the 4×100 (45.44). Thayer Central won both the 4×400 and 4×800 meter relays.

Lastly in pole vault, Wilber-Clatonia’s Mike Pulliam, who broke the school record in pole vault earlier this season, cleared 13 feet-6 inches Monday to win the event yet again.

Area winners in Monday’s SNC meet from the girls’ side, Fairbury’s Josephine Blatny won the 3200 meter run (12:41.15). Also, Fairbury’s Sara Huss took first in the 400-meter dash (1:01.60). Huss is also a conference champion in discus, winning that event Saturday with a throw of 132 feet-4 inches.

Huss also took second in the 200-meter dash Monday (27.45), finishing .01 seconds behind Sandy Creek’s Leah Hatch.

In case you missed it, some top performers from the SNC Conference meet Saturday:

Thayer Central’s Chloe Souerdyke took first in high jump, clearing 5 feet-1 inch. In shot put, Fillmore Central’s Erin Schmidt won the event with a throw of 39 feet-8 inches.

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