Trying to stay ahead of bad weather, the Bethel Invitational track meet was moved up two days to Thursday at Thresher Stadium, Goering Field.
The meet drew 18 teams. Cloud County Community College won both the men’s and women’s team titles.
The Cloud County women scored 163 points, followed by Benedictine at 147, Cowley at 68, Sterling at 56.5 and Langston at 36. Bethel was 13th with 14 points.
The Cloud County men scored 178.5 points, followed by Hutchinson Community College at 88, McPherson at 73, Benedictine at 63.5 and Tabor at 50. Bethel was 17th with four points.
The Bethel women were led by Lori White, who took second in the high jump at 1.50 meters (4-11). She missed the national qualifying mark by .13 meters (5.1 inches).
Freshman Jennifer Andres, who placed sixth in the 100-meter dash in 12.15 and sixth in the 200-meter dash in 25.45. Andres’ time in the 100 matched the NAIA provisional qualifying standard of 12.15. She is .15 seconds off the automatic qualifying standard.
For the Bethel men, Kyle Wilson took sixth in the shot put in 15.21 meters (49-11 3/4) and eighth in the discus in 43.95 meters (144-2 1/4).
Bethel competes April 21 at the Tabor Invitational.