Sidney adds a point at state; McCook closing in on Scottsbluff

The Sidney girls picked up a point by finishing eighth in the Class B girls 400 relay at the Nebraska State Track Field Championships in Omaha Saturday morning.

The Red Raiders finished just ahead of Scottsbluff. Sidney's quartet included Morgan Linneman, Kali Robb, Karissa Segelke and Gabrielle Addleman.

Scottsbluff's team consisted of Chesney Walker, Kiley Guerue, Liz Cunningham and Shanell Primes. Walker will compete in both hurdle race finals today as well.

Another area team came close to placing in the 400 relay. In Class C the Bayard girls finished ninth. Their time was just six hundreths of second out of 4th place. The Tiger team included Breanna Korell, Miah Vera, Megan Stuart and Jessi Smith, who was just coming off her second place finish in the 800.

Also in Class C girls the Kimball Longhorns finished 11th and in Class D girls Garden County was 15th.

McCook has moved into second place in the Boys Class B standings behind Scottsbluff. The Bison was on the 400 relay and now have 24 points compared to 31 for the Cats who didn't have a 400 relay team compete.

Ogallala finished second in the relay and they have moved into a tie for third with 18 points. Alliance got fifth place points from the 400 team of Mitch Pancost, Keagon Hill, Trevor Kamerzell, and Jason Berglund. The Bulldogs now have 12 points for the meet.

In the field, Jessie Bleindt of Garden County won the boys Class D discus with a toss of 152-10. Tylor Grumbles of Minatare finished 15th

In the girls Class C shot put Morgan Nortness of Morrill was 20th.

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