WICHITA — The Moundridge Wildcat track team opened competition with a new state record Friday in the Class 2A state championships in Wichita.
The team of Josalyn O’Quinn, Emma Green, Ellika Ptacek and Jamya O’Quinn had the top qualifying time in the 4x100-meter relay in 49.63, a new state record.
Jamya O’Quinn had the top qualifying time in the 200-meter dash in 25.79.
Green qualified third in the 100-meter high hurdles in 15.79.
Ptacek qualified eighth in the 300-meter low hurdles in 49.05. Green missed the finals by one spot, taking 10th in 49.41.
Sarah Brunk finished 14th in the high jump at 4-8.
Damian Calderon was 11th in the boys’ pole vault at 11-6.
Mason Dyck was 13th in the boys’ javelin in 144-0.
Kevin Vicanco-Noriega was 14th in the high jump at 5-8.
The team of Damian Calderon, Jerod Kauffman, Dyck and Daniel Kauffman finished 16th in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:42.88.
Berean Academy’s Toby Penner qualified for the finals of the 110-meter high hurdles with the top prelim time of 15.23. David Entz qualified third in 15.50.
Penner followed with the top time in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in 40.90. Entz qualified in sixth in 41.99.
James Busenitz placed 12th in the pole vault at 11-0.
Devin Rust placed 11th in the discus in 126-5. Chad Unruh was 12th in 125-1.
Zachary Koontz placed 14th in the javelin at 141-8.
Jesse Unruh took 14th in the 200-meter dash in 23.94.
The team of Zachary Dugger, Unruh, Zachary Koontz, Trey Thopham finished 12th in the 4x400-meter relay in 3:36.73.
The Berean girls claimed a medal when Erin Topham finished fifth in the 3,200-meter run in 11:57.41.
Berean’s Clara Eldridge finished 10th in the 100-meter high hurdles in 17.12.
The team of Eldridge, Mallory Wiebe, Miranda Wiebe and Brooke Wiebe qualified sixth in the 4x400-meter relay in 4:16.80.
The team of Brooke Wiebe, Miranda Wiebe, Eldridge and Mallory Wiebe finished 13th in the 4x100-meter relay in 52.76.
Goessel’s Stephany Meyer took 10th in the long jump at 15-6 1/2.
(M-Moundridge, BA-Berean Academy, G-Goessel)
100-m. HH — 3. Emma Green M 15.79-q, 10. Clara Eldridge BA 17.12.
4x100-m. relay — 1. Moundridge (Josalyn O’Quinn, Emma Green, Ellika Ptacek, Jamya O’Quinn) 49.63, 13. Berean Academy (Brooke Wiebe, Miranda Wiebe, Clara Eldridge, Mallory Wiebe) 52.56.
200-m. dash — 1. Jamya O’Quinn M 25.79-q.
300-m. LH — 8. Ellika Ptacek M 49-05-q, 9. Emma Green M 49.05.
4x400-m. relay — 6. Berean Academy (Clara Eldridge, Mallory Wiebe, Miranda Wiebe, Brooke Wiebe) 4:16.80-q.
High jump — 14. Sarah Brunk M 4-8.
Long jump — 10. Stephany Meyer G 15-6 1/2.
3,200-m. run (finals) — 5. Erin Topham BA 11:57.41.
110-m. HH — 1. Toby Penner BA 15.23-q, 3. David Entz BA 15.50-q.
200-m. dash — 14. Jesse Unruh BA 23.94.
300-m. IH — 1. Toby Penner BA 40.90-q, 6. David Entz BA 41.99-q.
4x400-m. relay — 12. Berean Academy (Zachary Dugger, Jesse Unruh, Zachary Koontz, Trey Thopham) 3:36.73, 16. Moundridge (Damian Calderon, Jerod Kauffman, Mason Dyck, Daniel Kauffman) 3:42.88.
High jump — t14. Kevin Vicanco-Noriega M 5-8.
Javelin — 13. Mason Dyck M 144-0, 14. Zachary Koontz BA 141-8.
Pole vault — 11. Damian Calderon M 11-6, 12. James Busenintz BA 11-0.
Discus — 11. Devin Rust BA 126-5, 12. Chad Unruh BA 126-5.