WICHITA — Five area track and field teams opened action Thursday at the Wichita State Shocker Pre-State Challenge at Cessna Stadium.
The meet opened with distance races, some field events and some non-standard high school events.
The standard high school events were broken up into 6-5-4A, 3-2-1A and Elite divisions.
Newton’s Alaina Stucky took fourth in the 3,200-meter run (6-5-4A) in 13:10.66. Lylia Fernandez was 17th in 14:37.81.
Olivia Forest placed 14th in the girls’ javelin (6-5-4A) in 99-8, followed by Woranun Normai in 20th in 94-1.
Elaina Bergquist took 32nd in the 1,600-meter run (6-5-4A) in 6:31.52.
Jacon McFarlane finished fifth in the boys’ javelin (6-5-4A) in 152-1. Matthew McBeth was 28th in 113-7.
Erik Brown finished 23rd in the boys’ 1,600-meter run (6-5-4A) in 11:02.60, followed by Erik Jantz in 25th in 11:08.25.
Noah Massanari finished 37th in the boys’ 1,600-meter run (6-5-4A) in 5:17.90.
Hesston’s Abby Weber placed fifth in the 2,000-meter steeplechase (all classes) in 9:09.25.
Hannah Ferguson took 12th in the 3,200-meter run (3-2-1A) in 15Z;35.82.
Johnny Yang finished seventh in the boys’ 3,200-meter run (3-2-1A) in 11:24.96.
Carter Funk finished 14th in the boys’ 1,600-meter run (3-2-1A) in 5:11.33.
Halstead’s Josh Talbott took third in the boys’ 1,600-meter run (3-2-1A) in 4:51.58.
Aric Propst finished seventh in the javelin (3-2-1A) in 137-4. Braden Gerber was 16th in 125-7.
Peyton Carr finished eighth in the 3,200-meter run (3-2-1A) in 11:40.02.
Lydia Johnson was 11th in the girls’ 1,600-meter run (3-2-1A) in 6:29.72, followed by Kaia Siebert in 12th in 6:35.06.
Remington’s Mikayla Johnson finished 11th in the pentathlon (all classes) with 1,327 points. Johnson was 11th in the 100-meter high hurdles in 22.18, 11th in the high jump at 4-0 1/2, 11th in the shot put at 20-5 3/4, 11th in the long jump at 12-11 1/4 and 10th in the 800-meter run in 3:12.38.
Sienna Schmidt placed seventh in the 1,600-meter run (3-2-1A) in 6:13.07. Schmidt took 26th in the javelin (3-2-1A) in 67-4.
For the Remington boys, Asher Brown was fifth in the 3,200-meter run (3-2-1A) in 11:18.68.
Remington’s Toby Lewis finished 18th in the boy’s pentathlon (all classes) with 1,667 points. Lewis was 18th in the 110-meter high hurdles in 20.80, 20th in the long jump in 14-10 3/4, 20th in the shot put in 19-10 1/4, tied for 16th in the high jump at 5-0 1/4 and seventh in the 1,500-meter run in 5:26.33.
For the Burrton boys, Lucas Leis finished 25th in the 1,600-meter run (3-2-1A) in 5:45.77, followed by Steven Canada in 26th in 5:55.40. Leis finished 21st in the 3,200-meter run (3-2-1A) in 12:48.51.
Dustin Hughes finished 20th in the javelin (3-2-1A) in 119-7.
The meet concludes today.
swept by Central
ANDOVER — The Newton High School softball team dropped a pair of games to Andover Central Thursday in non-league play in Andover.
The Railers lost the first game 10-0 and the second game 15-0. The first game was called after five innings on the 10-run rule. The second game was called after three innings on the 15-run rule.
In the first game, Andover scored six runs in the first inning, three in the second inning and one in the third inning.
Katie Boline held Newton to one hit, walking one and striking out eight. Alex Llamas took the loss for Newton, allowing five earned runs on seven hits with three walks and a strikeout.
Mallory Seirer broke up the no-hitter.
For Central, Lauren Wolf went two for three, driving in three runs. Jordyn Maddex went two for three with two RBIs. Morgan Herrman went two for three with an RBI.
Central broke the second game open with 12 runs in the second inning. Boline threw another one-hitter, walking two and striking out six. Zoe Stonehouse took the loss. Josie Bacon also pitched for Newton.
Toria Thaw broke up the no-hitter.
Herrman went two for three with three RBIs. Brooklyn Strobel went three for four with two RBIs. Taylor Wolf, Maddex and Lauren Wolf each added two RBIs.
Newton is 0-8 and plays Campus at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Haysville.
Llamas (L) and Stahl; Boline (W) and Cline.
Stonehouse (L), Bacon 2 and Stahl; Boline (W) and Cline.
The Bethel College tennis teams split a KCAC dual meet against Tabor.
The Bethel men downed Tabor 6-3. The Bethel women fell to Tabor 6-3.
Individual match results were not reported.
The Bethel women are 12-3, 5-2 in KCAC play. The men are 10-4, 4-3 in KCAC play. Bethel plays Tuesday at Ottawa.