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Simonsen Posts Second Best Throw in Class D Discus


By Clare Wiltse, Sports Contributor

The East Husker Conference Track meet was a real classic as the EHC has some of the best track athletes in the state this season.  Twenty marks from the meet rate in the top six in the various classes by the girls.  One mark was a state leading time and another topped the Class D.

 

The Lady Cougars scored just 16 points to take 14th place in the sixteen school event.
The boys finished 12th with 23 points.

 

Darcey Simonsen posted the second best throw in Class D discus this spring  with a heave of 125 feet 4 inches.  Her mark placed her third in the EHC.  Abby Peterson came through with a P.R. of  111 feet 4 inches and took fourth.

 

The girls relay of Brianne Haskell, Cierra French, Madie Ronnfeldt, and Kelly Wakeley took sixth in the 4×100.  They had a season best time of 54.7.

 

Cierra French added an eighth in the 200M dash.  She had a P.R. time of 28.3.  Darcey Simonsen added an eighth in the shot put with a career best 34 feet 5 inch heave.

 

The boys top finish was a third by the 4×100 relay.  Jon, Benny Dylan and Chevy clocked a 46.7.  They came back in the next event and took fourth in the 4×400 relay.   They improved their time to 3:41.6.

 

Chevy Henneman picked up a fourth in the 400m dash.  53.1 was his time.   Dylan Hardeman got seventh in the 300 hurdles.  He ran  a 44.6   Jon Christiansen had a off day in the triple jump and finished in fourth place with a top leap of 38 feet 11 inches.

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About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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