Heading into the district on Wednesday May, 8th, the Vikings are fired up about the chances of many athletes qualifying for the state meet.
The boys pole vault is sitting 1, 2, and 3 for placing at districts. With Sam Maloley sitting first 13’6″, and Arik Ackerman and Ignacio Estrada sitting 2nd and 3rd with vaults of 13′ even. The automatic qualifying is 12’2″ which all the boys can get.
On the girls side, Erin Boggs is sitting 1st with a vault of 9’6″, and Johanna Ford is sitting in a good spot with a vault of 9′ even, which is the automatic state qualifying for the girls.
Another set of athletes that have a great shot at winning districts is the girls hurdlers. With Aleya Hueftle, Erin Boggs, and Grace Schwarz all sitting in a great spot competing for that gold.
The girls and boys 4x100m relays are sitting first in the district. The girls time of 54.9 with athletes, Yesinia Lopez, Aleya Hueftle, Erin Boggs, and Grace Schwarz puts them in a great postion. The boys have a school record tying time of 45.4 with athletes Sam Maloley, Austin Long, Jonah Nelson and Ethan Klingenberg.
The shot putter Lindsay Schutz is tied for first in the district with a throw of 34’11” and is sitting 4th in the district in discus with a throw of 101’10”.
Ethan Klingenberg is sitting 1st in the district in the 100m dash with a time of 11.2 seconds. He is also sitting 2nd in the 200m dash.
The athletes are excited and ready to compete Wednesday, May 8 at the district meet in Hitchcock County.