Yesterday Fairbury JHigh track athletes had their first meet of the year right here at home. It was a dual with Beatrice. Field events started at four with running events beginning at five. There is no final score because it was a dual. The Jeffs will be back in action on Tuesday once again, at home.
The seventh grade girls had first place finishes in several events. Emily Huss ’23 won the discus with a throw of 59.09 feet. Mikya Lierman ’23 won pole vault at seven feet and the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:12:35. Cobie Cole ’23 won the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 19.80 seconds. Cora Tatro ’23 won the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 41:46 seconds.
The eighth grade girls also competed well. Jami Mans ’22 and Anna York ’22 tied for first in pole vault at seven feet. Mans also won the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 18.93 seconds. Karly McCord ’22 won the shotput with a throw of 25.06 feet.
Champions for the seventh grade boys included Augie Judd in triple jump at 28’06.50, Alex Hunt in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:13.28, and Beckett Chappel won the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 39.10. 0.