Mason medals in 300-meter hurdles

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

WICHITA -- Uniontown won one medal here Saturday in the Class 2A State Track and Field Meet at Wichita State University's Cessna Stadium.

Senior Zach Mason finished in seventh place in the 300-meter hurdles in 42.02 seconds. Bennington senior Lawson Montgomery was the winner in 39.03. Solomon senior Derek Knight was second in 40.46 and Meade junior Taylor Headrick was third in 40.67.

The top seven finishers in each event medaled. Uniontown athletes earned three medals.

Mason was looking for another medal as he also competed in triple jump. He finished 10th at 39 feet 1 1inches. Levi Jenkins, a junior from Blue Rapids-Valley Heights, was the winner at 44' 2 1/2".

Junior Katie Spainhoward took part in two events. She was 13th in discus at 105' 2". Atwood senior Sara Miller won that event with a throw of 126' 5".

Spainhoward was 15th in shot put with a mark of 31' 11". St. Marys junior Misty Lowe (representing the town of the same name, not Pittsburg Colgan) was the winner with a mark of 41' 0 3/4".

Final team standings showed Uniontown and Pleasanton's boys tied with Inman and Spearville for 33rd place, with each of the schools scoring seven points. Howard-West Elk won the team championship with 47 points followed by Sterling with 46 and Bennington with 43 1/2.

On the girls' side, Uniontown tied for 26th with Moundridge and Kismet-Southwestern Heights with six points each. Atwood took the team title with 63 points followed by Sublette with 51 and Ellis with 42.

Only events in which Uniontown athletes medaled are shown. All finishers in those events are shown, regardless of school.

GIRLS

Top 10 Teams

1. Atwood 63, 2. Sublette 51, 3. Ellis 42, 4. Oakley 34, 5. Osborne 33, 6 (tie). Peabody-Burns and Plainville 33, 8. Pittsburg Colgan 28, 9. Syracuse 26, 10. Pretty Prairie 22.

Three Rivers League schools: 26 (tie). Uniontown 6, 38 (tie). Pleasanton 1.

Event results

Long jump: 1. Macy Migchelbrink, Atwood, 17' 1 3/4"; 2. Kelsi Griffin, Hill City, 17' 0"; 3. Abbie Smith, Uniontown, 16' 11 3/4"; 4. Kamie Rash, Syracuse, 16' 4 1/4"; 5. Bridget Baker, Washington, 16' 3 1/2"; 6. Mariah Jones, Brookville--Ell-Saline, 16' 2 3/4"; 7. Amber Jones, Howard-West Elk, 15' 11 1/2".

BOYS

Top 10 Teams

1. Howard-West Elk 47, 2. Sterling 46, 3. Bennington 43 1/2, 4. Smith Center 35, 5. Sublette 28, 6. Shawnee Maranatha Academy 26, 7. Meade 24, 8. LaCrosse 22, 9. Atwood 21, 10. Washington 19.

Three Rivers League schools: 33 (tie). Pleasanton and Uniontown 7.

Event results

300-meter hurdles: 1. Lawson Montgomery, Bennington, 39.03; 2. Derek Knight, Solomon, 40.46; 3. Taylor Headrick, Meade, 40.67; 4. Danny McCullough, Pleasanton, 41.76; 5. Colt Rogers, Smith Center, 41.77; 6. Lucas Plunkett, Syracuse, 42.01; 7. Zach Mason, Uniontown, 42.02.

Javelin: 1. Jordan Broxterman, Frankfort, 182' 0"; 2. Brice Peters, Sublette, 181' 6"; 3. Jamie Shelton, Uniontown, 170' 11"; 4. Jake Durham, Sterling, 170' 3"; 5. Dylan Vap, Hill City, 169' 0"; 6. Wayne Flerlage, Alma-Wabaunsee, 162' 0"; 7. Garrett Kufahl, Onaga, 160' 0".