State Track Meet Qualifiers

Since 1994 the Lincoln Lutheran Track Team has sent athletes to State each year! Quite a feat!  Sohomore Kory Kohlhof helped keep that streak alive as he and the girls 4 x 400 m relay qualified for the State Track Meet. Kory qualified in the 200 m dash after an outstanding performance at Districts last week.  

The girls 4 x 400 m relay also qualified, earning a wildcard berth to State.  Just to prove how competitive District B-3 was, 3 of the 4 wildcards came from our District! The girls on the relay are:  Tarynn Rozanek, Claire Dull, Ashley Brozek, and Kassidy Nuttleman.  Senior Adrienne Langewisch ran a great race for Kassidy after her injury at Districts, and will be an alternate again if needed.  Also, freshman Mickaela Oneth will practice with the group and serve as an alternate if necessary. 

Kory runs his prelim race on Friday evening, and hopefully advances to finals on Saturday.  The girls run their relay Saturday afternoon. The State Track Meet is held at Omaha Burke High School - located just sout of Dodge on 120th Street. Hope some of you can make it there to see their performances!

Other District medalists were:  Alex Melius in the shot put with a mark of 51'4", setting another school record, taking 5th place in our District, but just missing automatic qualifiying by 2"! The boys team also had Paul Rasmussen take 6th place in the long jump. At the Conference Meet, Paul broke the school record with a jump of 21'3/4". The boys 4 x 100 m relay team also took 5th place medals at Districts. On the girls side the other District medalists were: Claire Dull took 6th place in the 100 m dash, Kassidy Nuttleman 6th in the 300 m hurdles. The girls 4 x 800 m relay team also brought home 5th place medals and came very close to earning a wildcard bid as well. Relay members were Paige Orth, Karstin Ptascek, Ashley Brozek and Lexi Volk.

Overall, congrats to the track team as a whole for their season, as the girls had 1 Championship trophy and 3 Runner-ups. Also the boys won the NWU Indoor meet to start out their season. The Warriors had 29 personal best perfomances in District competition! Great job tracksters!

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