Worth the wait. After several weather related delays, the Smoky Valley Track and Field team wrapped up a successful weekend at the 2019 Kansas State Track and Field Meet. The boys team finished second in 3A with 50 points, while the girls finished third in 3A with 46 points.
New state record. Vikings’ Tim Lambert finished first in the 100m dash with a time of 10.55, breaking the previous 3A state record of 10.63 set by Jordy Nelson in 2003.
Over the rainbow. Smoky Valley’s Belle Peters breaks the previous 3A meet record of 12ft 7in with her vault of 12ft 8in, earning her a first place state title.
4x4 Gold. Vikings’ Carson Windholz waits for the baton from Lane Schrag in the 4x100 made up of Andrew Peters, Tim Lambert, Carson Windholz and Lane Schrag, finishing first in 3A with the time of 42.93.
“Go for it!” Members of the SVHS track and field team cheer on the Smoky Valley Girls 4x400 team as the meet extends into a third day on Sunday.
Strong finish. Gracie Lambert anchored the 4x800 with a split of 2:25 securing the young team of McKinley Johnson, Rylee Ebert, Abby Rose, and Gracie Lambert 5th place with a time of 10:14:65. Gracie later competed in the open 800m ranked 10th, but finished 4th with an even faster time of 2:24:64.
Gold standard. Tim Lambert starts the 200m meter race where he finished first in 3A with the time of 21.97.
Sunshine and smiles. The girls’ 4x400 of Kerington Haxton, Kajsa Peterson, Abby Rose, and Gracie Lambert finished 5th with the time 4:08:23, gaining the team 4 points and securing 3rd place for the girls’ team overall.