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Ellinwood track qualifies eight entries
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Ellinwood qualifies eight state entries

SMITH CENTER — Ellinwood's Matthew Cook and Koy Behnke competed on three state-qualifying relays in Friday's 2A Smith Center track regional. The Eagles compete May 27-28 at Wichita State.

The Eagles' runner-up 400-meter relay (45.05) competed with Cook, Behnke, Britton Dutton and Cody Zink. The third-place, 1,600-meter relay (3:37.61) ran Cook, Behnke, Dutton and Zink. The third-place 3,200-meter relay (8:52.39) ran Behnke, Cook, Asher Miller and Bryce Steffen.

Ellinwood's individual state qualifiers were Dutton, high jump (5-10); Behnke, 800 (2:10.11); Miller, 1,600 (4:48.96) and 3,200 (10:36.99) and Brittany Simpson, girls long jump (15-33/4).

2A SMITH CENTER REGIONAL (top 4 qualify)


High jump—3—Dutton, 5-10

Long jump—11—Haynes, 18-23/4

Triple jump—9—Steffen, 35-11/2

Discus—15—Brauer, 103-11; 17—Mason, 92-6

100m—7—Zink, 11.65; 10—Dutton, 11.95

200m—11—Haynes, 25.41; 17—Merritt, 27.77

400m—5—Cook, 54.39; 6—Zink, 54.47

800m—3—Behnke, 2:10.11

1,600m—4—Miller, 4:48.96

3,200m—3—Miller, 10:36.99

400m relay—2—Ellinwood, 45.05 (Dutton, Zink, Behnke, Cook)

1,600m relay—3—Ellinwood, 3:37.61 (Zink, Cook, Dutton, Behnke)

3,200m relay—3—Ellinwood, 8:52.39 (Asher Miller, Bryce Steffen, Koy Behnke, Matthew Cook)

2A SMITH CENTER REGIONAL (top 4 qualify)


Long jump—4—Simpson, 15-33/4

Triple jump—8—Keith, 27-01/4

Discus—5—Dimitt, 99-0; 8—Baker, 92-3

Javelin—7—Dimitt, 104-2

Pole vault—6—Winget, 6-0

100m—7—Baker, 13.65; 9—Keith, 14.28

200m—8—Simpson, 28.22

400m—5—Behnke, 1:07.78; 7—Simpson, 1:10.35

800m—12—Schlessiger, 3:22.4

3,200m—8—Winget, 14:24.09

400m relay—5—Ellinwood, 54.52 (Behnke, Baker, Dimitt, Simpson)