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Oilers' Lamatsch wins two track events
Cole Lamatsch
Central Plains Oiler Cole Lamatsch competes at the 1A state track meet in Wichita.

COLBY — Central Plains Oiler Cole Lamatsch captured the Colby 1A regional titles in the 800 (2:06.27) and 1,600 (4:53.48) in Friday's track meet. 

The top four finishers qualify for the 1A state meet May 27-28 at Wichita State.

The La Crosse boys finished runner-up (691/2) behind Quinter (77) keyed double qualifiers Colby Stull, 100 (11.59) and 200 (24.15) and Gage Burk, high jump (6-2) and long jump (19-9). 

Stull and Burk also competed on the state-qualifying 400-meter and 1,600-meter relays. The Leopards also qualified in the 3,200-meter relay.

GIRLS DIVISION — Central Plains Oiler Lauren Oeser qualified for state in the javelin (117-5). Marilyn Soeken placed fourth in the 400 (1:04.44).

Otis-Bison's Destiny Mitchell qualified in the 3,200 meters (13:25.56.)

The La Crosse girls were paced by double qualifier Brennen Steinert with a runner-up 100-meter hurdles (15.49) and a first-place 300-meter hurdles (49.25).

1A COLBY BOYS (top 4 qualify)

TEAM TOTALS—1—Quinter 77; 2—La Crosse 691/2; 10—central Plains 22; 21—Otis-Bison 3


100m—2—Stull, L, 11.59; 8—Hickel, CP, 12.06

200m—3—Stull, L, 24.15; 7—Hickel, CP, 25.29

300m hurdles—2—Sherman, L, 44.77; 9—Sherman, L, 48.51; 11—Klima, CP, 49.4

400m—6—Schlueter, L, 56.17; 15—Hickel, CP, 1:01.11; 19—Wilhelm, L, 1:43.65

800m—1— Lamatsch, CP, 2:06.27; 5—Rues, L, 2:08.45; 6—Castaneira, L, 2:14.38

1,600m—1—Lamatsch, CP, 4:53.48

3,200m—8—Maneth, L, 12:01.22; 9—Nelson, L, 12:10.34

400m relay—2—La Crosse, 45.69 (Sherman, Burk, Schmidt, Stull)

1,600m relay—3—La Crosse, 3:41.77 (Burk, Rues, Schlueter, Stull)

3,200m relay—2—La Crosse, 8:53.25 (Castaneira, Rues, Nelson, Maneth); 5—Central Plains, 8:56.8 (McNeal, Green, Klima, Lamatsch)

High jump—1—Burk, L, 6-2; 5—Haselhorst, OB, 5-10; 6—Sherman, L, 5-8; 10—McNeal, CP, 5-4

Long jump—1—Burk, L, 19-9

Triple jump—6—Sherman, L, 39-101/2

Shot put—6—Bahr, OB, 45-4; 9—Barriger, L, 40-7; 23—Durr, L, 31-71/2-

Discus—7—Bahr, OB, 120-3; 11—Barriger, L, 113-9

Javelin—7—Barriger, L, 149-4

1A COLBY GIRLS (top 4 qualify)

TEAM TOTALS—1—Osborne 60; 10—La Crosse 22; 16—Central Plains 12; Otis-Bison 12


100m hurdles—2—Steinert, L, 15.49

200m—8—Soeken, CP, 30.34

300m hurdles—1—Steinert, L, 49.25

400m—4—Soeken, CP, 1:04.44; 5—Parrott, L, 1:05.27

3,200m—2—Mitchell, OB, 13:25.56

400m relay—5—La Crosse, 53.65 (Parrott, Werth, Patterson, Herrman)

1,600m relay—5—Otis-Bison, 4:42.61 (Kenton, McMillan, Schwindt, Wiltse)

3,200m relay—5—Otis-Bison, 11:18.67 (Wiltse, Mitchell, McMillan, Kenyon)

High jump—5—Mitchell, OB, 4-8; 9—Soeken, CP, 4-4

Long jump—7—Werth, L, 14-91/2; 18—Patterson, L, 11-9

Triple jump—7—Thompson, CP, 32-63/4; 9—Soeken, CP, 31-33/4

Shot put—13—Oeser, CP, 32-21/2; 20—Seltman, L, 29-101/4; 21—Croisant, PB, 29-81/4

Discus—10—Seltman, 94-0; 24—Wiltse, OB, 82-1; 34—Grumbein, L 53-5

Javelin—2—Oeser, CP, 117-5; 18—Herrman, L, 82-3