Hanover boys second, five gold medal efforts at state track meet

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Hanover boys second, five gold medal efforts at state track meet

Natalie Harlan was just edged out of a win at the finish line by Lincoln’s Jaycee Vath, but Harlan broke the Washington County High School record in the event, and as a freshman, she will be back next year.

Brant Douglas flew down the seventh lane in the 100 meter dash to win the event.

Pete Peters, Hanover senior, clears the bar at 6-0 in the high jump. He also made 6-2 and finished in fourth. He also took third place in the shot put.

Taeghan Zabokrtsky, Hanover junior, reaches out in the triple jump and leaped 35-9, good for third place overall.

Nathan Ohlde extends to hand the baton to 4x100 meter relay teammate Drake Steinbrock. The team won the race, repeating as Class 1A champs.

Sisters Maycee Callihan, left, and Mallory Callihan, waited together for the start of the discus on Saturday. They were able to warm up, but weren’t able to actually compete until Sunday. The duo have been practicing together and competing against each other for years.

The Hanover boys took second place in Class 1A at the state track and field meet last weekend in Wichita. Team members are, front row, from left, Colin Jueneman, Jacob Jueneman, Jacob Klipp, Emmitt Jueneman; back, coach Matt Heuer, Daiken Stallbaumer, Thomas Atkins, Pete Peters, Carter Bruna, coach Kim Lohse.

Daniel York rounds the bend in the 1600 meter run. The Linn junior took 12th in the event at his first trip to the state track meet.

Emmitt Jueneman made the most of his freshman year at state, taking eighth in a competitive triple jump event.

Hanover senior Carter Bruna used his first trip to state to get on the podium for taking eighth place in the javelin. He had competed in state golf earlier in the week.

Sean Bruna spins with the discus before a throw. The Washington County junior missed the podium by one placing.

Mallory Callihan spins during a warmup throw of the discus on Saturday. The event was pushed to Sunday and the Clifton-Clyde sophomore placed fifth with a throw of 117-2.

Washington County sophomore Camryn Boykin made it to the finals in the 100 meter hurdles, one of the few preliminary races that was held at state this year. She placed eighth in the finals.

Wyatt Bentz looks to the sand in the triple jump. The Washington County senior competed in track for the first time in his high school career and made the podium with a seventh place finish in the event. He also participated in the long jump.

Jacob Jueneman placed eighth in the 800 meter run with a personal best time of 2:02.95. The sophomore was also part of the 4x400 meter relay team that placed third.

Avery Behrends wasn’t able to make finals, but the freshman was 11th in the 100 meter dash and will work to get back to state next year.

Britany Metz took some warm-up throws in the discus on Saturday, but lightning caused the delay of the event to Sunday. She placed sixth in the event for her first trip to state.

Clifton-Clyde senior Christian Seifert comes down after clearing a hurdle in the 300 meter race, in which he took sixth.

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