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Miners keep prequalifying

HEM track and field prequalifies multiple athletes for State at Bobcat Invitational, head to Sheridan for Eastern Regionals

 

Your 2019 HEM track team. From left, back row, Asst. Coach Cliff Jones, Madison Campbell, Ura Schmidt, Shane McGraw, Dade Thackston, Conor McGraw, Cody Swingholm, Devon Grosstick, Sabrina Geiler and Coach Jackie Jones. Middle row, Megan Hunter, Joseph Borah, Taylor Widdison, Mark Seager, Jesse Smith and Amy Campbell. Front row, Jolynn Borah, Rainey Wilson, Talyar Scott and Hayley Felton. Not pictured: Taylor Kennedy.

The Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow (HEM) Miners ran up to Thermopolis over the weekend to compete in the Bobcat Invitational. While there, HEM prequalified multiple athletes for the State Track and Field Championship as well as placing in several events. Overall, it was a very good weekend for the Miners.

Girls at Thermopolis

Beginning with field events, Taylar Scott finished in 4th place in the triple jump with a distance of 32'.6". This distance prequalifies her for state. Also placing in field events was Amy Campbell, who placed 8th in the long jump with a distance of 14'6.8" and prequalified for state.

On the track, Scott placed 3rd in the 100 meter run with a time of 13.34, 2nd in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:02.79 and 7th in the 200 meter run with a time of 28.29. Scott prequalified for state in all three events. Madison Campbell placed 6th in the 1600 meter run with a time of 6:01.66 and will be heading to state as well. M. Campbell also placed 8th in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 52.83.

Boys at Thermopolis

In the field, Devon Grosstick placed 6th in the triple jump with a distance of 38'8.75" and 8th in the long jump with a distance of 18'.5".

In track events, Conor McGraw placed 2nd in the 110 meter hurdles and prequalified for state. In the 100 meter run, C. McGraw placed 3rd with a time of 11.53, followed shortly by twin brother Shane McGraw, who placed 4th with a time of 11.72 with both prequalifying for state. C. McGraw placed 1st in the 200 meter run with a time of 23.30 while S. McGraw placed 4th in the same event with a time of 23.39 and, again, both prequalified for state.

S. McGraw placed 1st in the 400 meter run with a time of 51.79 and prequalified for state. C. McGraw placed 2nd in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 42.05 and prequalified for state.

In the Sprint Medley Relay, the team of Grosstick, Joseph Bora, Cody Swingholm and Mark Seager placed 7th with a time of 4:14.71.

With the regular season over, HEM will head to the 1A/2A East Regional Meet in Sheridan this weekend to attempt to add to their roster for state.

 

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