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Taylor: State Track, Day 2

6:52 P.M. — The final update for the day.

Class 6A

  • South’s Deidra Anthony took fourth in the girl’s 300-hurdles with a time of 47.09. Derby’s Jake Groskurth was second in the boy’s event, running a time of 39.99. Northwest’s Andrew Etheridge finished second, but was disqualified for interference towards the end of the race when he was disappointed and crossed his lane.
  • In the 800, the boys side had Northwest’s Daniel Herbert fifth in 1:57.95, Maize’s Garrett Hoch sixth at 1:58.19 and Northwest’s Robbie Martinez-Garcia seventh in 1:58.44. Maize’s Dani Walker won the girls side with a time of 2:17.19. Southeast’s Tamara Gagne was sixth.
  • Southeast’s Aarian Tipton was third in the 200 finals on the girls side, as East’s Oliver Bradwell took third after giving up late and Maize’s Miles Ukaoma finished fourth. Heights’ Justin Moore was sixth and Maize’s Mike Flores was seventh.
  • Southeast’s 4×4 team of Brittany Mason, Tamara Gagne, Aarian Tipton and Jamillah Bonner took second in a time of 4:00.17. Maize finished in third.
Class 5A
  • Kapaun’s Jacob Rose finished in third in the finals of the 400 with a time of 49.46.
  • In the girl’s 300 hurdles, Carroll’s Kristen Sponsel placed fourth in a time of 46.86. Her teammate on the boys side, Kyle Long took control early and held off Newton’s Miguel Johns for the win in a time of 38.68.
  • Mackenzie Maki almost completed the triple crown, but she just didn’t have enough in the tank in the 800 as she finished in 2:21.47 for second place for Kapaun. McPherson’s Adam Porter showed off his outstanding kick in the 800 to win his third race of the weekend in a time of 1:55.11.
  • Andover Central’s Tiffany Bias couldn’t defend her state title in the 200, finishing in third with a time of 25.35. Meg Ingwerson of Newton finished fourth in 25.95. On the boys side, Newton’s Grant Loescher and Nathaniel Martens took 2-3 respectively.
  • Andover Central’s 4×4 girls relay team of Stephanie Ginther, Lynsey Fortune, Kelsey Banwart and Tiffany Bias wins in a time of 3:58.35. Carroll took sixth.
Class 4A
  • Molly Milbourn, only a sophomore at El Dorado, becomes more decorated by winning the 800 by barely edging out Hesston’s Mollie Nebel. In the ultimate battle of Moll(y)(ie)’s, Molly represents the (y)’s well.
  • In the boys 800, Andover’s Tom O’Connell finished in fourth place with a time of 1:57.37. He was leading, but he was passed late.
  • Andover’s Baylee Clifton finished in sixth in the 200 girl’s finals.
  • Morgan Burns added more hardware from Trinity in a time of 22.24 in the 200 for the win.
  • El Dorado and Buhler get medals in the final event of the night, the girls 4×4.
Class 3A
  • Belle Plain’s Amanda Callaway won the girl’s 800 in a time of 2:17.36. Collegiate’s Megan Duggins finished in second with 2:24.54.
  • Douglass’ Lauren Green finished in second place with a time of 26.44 in the girl’s 200 dash. Kurt Pauly took home his fourth gold medal in the boy’s event with a time of 22.17.
  • In the final event of the night, the girls 4×4 competition sees Douglass take fourth, Conway Springs take fifth and Garden Plain take sixth. Douglass wins the girl’s team title with 56 points. Garden Plain finished second with 42.33 points.
4:55 P.M.