CHS boys, girls finish second in Buff Invitational

BELLEVILLE — In less than ideal conditions, the Concordia High School boys' and girls' track and field teams each placed second in the Buff Invitational hosted by Republic County High School on Thursday.
The Panther boys, on a cold, wet day that included a snow shower, scored 83 points to finish a distant second to Beloit.
Beloit racked up 207 points to claim the team title. Russell finished third with 81 points.
The Concordia girls finished second to Beloit with 123 points.
Beloit scored 142 points, and Minneapolis was third with 97 points.
“It snowed at the end of it,” Concordia coach Ryan Mortimer said, “It started as sleet and then changed to snow. The 4x400 was run in the snow. That is the first time I have ever been a part of that. I was glad we escaped without anybody getting hurt.”
Because of the conditions, there was no pole vault competition.
Logan Higbee recorded a win in two events for the Concordia boys.
Higbee turned in a time of 17:17 to finish first in the 110-meter hurdles. He won the long jump with a leap of 18-6 ½ and also placed fifth in the 300 hurdles (44.88).
Ryan Vignery won one event and placed second in another.
Vignery ran 23.85 to place first in the 200-meter dash. He also placed second in the 100 (11.47).
“Some of them have seen after sticking it out for a year or two they are now seeing some success,” Mortimer said.
Jace Coppoc placed second in the 800-meter run for the Panthers in 2:13.49.
Concordia's 4x400 relay of Vignery, Coppoc, Zach Kyle and Blaze Payeur finished second in 3:48.46.
Higbee, Vignery, Karter Steinle and Shea Crum teamed up to place third in the 4x100 relay with a time of 46.90.
Brayden Tang went 37-6 to finish third in the triple jump.
Payeur was fourth in the 400 dash in 56.17 and Kyle was fifth in 56.58.
Kyle Marks threw 108-6 to finish fifth in the discus and 131-5 to place fifth in the javelin.
Stafen Guevara was fifth in the shot put with a best of 38-6.
Devin Kymer placed fifth in the 3,200 in 13:02.39.
The Concordia girls recorded six first-place finishes, including two by Molly Adams.
Adams won the shot put with a toss of 34-11 and the discus with a best of 98-3.
Kahlie Miller was second in the discus (85-8) and fifth in the shot put (25-11).
Jera Metro threw 91-7 to win the javelin. Alex Wilcox was fourth (80-10).
Maggie Lambert took first in the 300 hurdles with a time of 50.97. Shania Anguish finished fourth (54.95).
Anguish was third in the 100 hurdles (17.13) and Lambert was fourth (17.60).
Concordia's 4x100 relay team of Anguish, Lambert, Megan James and Becca Robbins captured first place in 53.02.
Anguish, Lambert, Jordynn Gumm and Mariah Blazek won the 4x400 relay in 4:33.05.
Concordia got a second-place finish by Blazek, Gumm, Kayla Dvorak and Mallory Thompson in the 4x800 relay in 11:55.25.
James went 13-7 ¾ to finish third in the long jump.
Dvorak was third in the 800 in 2:53.63.
Robbins was fourth in the 100 dash in 13.21.
Thompson ran 14:34.58 to place fourth in the 3,200.
Cassidy Brown placed fourth in the 1,600 in 7:24.10.
Kirstyn Dvorak made 4-4 to finish sixth in the high jump.
Danielle Timme finished sixth in the 200 in 29.85 and sixth in the long jump (13-1/4).

BUFF INVITATIONAL
Boys
Team Scores
Beloit 207, Concordia 83, Russell 81, Smoky Valley 60, Minneapolis 45, Republic County, 44.
Individual Results
110 hurdles – 1. Higbee, C, 17:17; 2. Adams, B, 17.22; 3. Pfannenstiel, R, 17.36.
100 – 1. Niemczyk, B, 11.44; 2. Vignery, C, 11.47; 3. Pfannenstiel, R, 11.50.
200 – 1. Vignery, C, 23.85; 2. Guerrero, SV, 24.34; 3. Richard, B, 25.03.
4x400 – 1. Russell, 3:47.25; 2. Concordia, 3:48.46; 3. Beloit, 3:58.99.
1,600 – 1. Conn, B, 4:50.82; 2. Nunez, B, 5:23.88; 3. Windholz, SV, 5:25.71.
4x100 – 1. Russell, 46.73; 2. Beloit, 46.89; 3. Concordia, 46.90.
400 – 1. Gfeller, R, 53.31; 2. Niemczyk, B, 54.20; 3. Rourke, R, 55.61; 4. Payeur, C, 56.17; 5. Kyle, C, 56.58.
300 hurdles – 1. Adams, B, 43.51; 2. Weiss, SV, 43.79; 3. Pfannenstiel, R, 44.29; 5. Higbee, C, 46.11.
800 – 1. Conn, B, 2:07.69; 2. Coppoc, C, 2:13.49; 3. Reitbrock, M, 2:20.87.
4x800 – 1. Beloit, 9:17.33; 2. Smoky Valley, 9:36.81; 3. Republic County, 9:45.40.
High jump – 1. Vetter, B, 5-4; 2. Mong, B, 5-1; 3. Couchman, SV, 5-2.
Triple jump – 1. Mortimer, M, 39-1; 2. Jordan, R, 38-3; 3. Tang, C, 37-6.
Long jump – 1. Higbee, C, 18-6 ½; 2. Vetter, B, 18-5 ½; 3. Pfannenstiel, R, 18-2 ½.
Shot put – 1. Black, B, 47-0; 2. Tatro, B, 40-8 ½; 3. Donovan, R, 39-3; 5. Guevara, C, 38-6.
Discus – 1. Tatro, B, 125-1; 2. Black, B, 120-10; 3. Friend, M, 117-11; 5. Marks, C, 108-6.
Javelin – 1. Yoxall, M, 153-6; 2. Reiter, B, 149-7; 3. Herndon, B, 136-3; 5. Marks, C, 131-5.
3,200 – 1. Conn, B, 10:54.08; 2. Wilber, RC, 11:34.76; 3. Zenger, RC, 11:39.44; 5. Kymer, C, 13:02.39.
Girls
Team Scores
Beloit 142, Concordia 123, Minneapolis 97, Smoky Valley 58, Russell 51, Republic County 47.
Individual Results
100 hurdles – 1. Broeckelman, B, 16.13; 2. Widrig, B, 16.71; 3. Anguish, C, 17.13; 4. Lambert, C, 17.60.
100 – 1. L. Shupe, M, 12.53; 2. Scott, RC, 13.03; 3. Behrends, B, 13.08; 4. Robbins, C, 13.21.
200 – 1. L. Shupe, M, 26.80; 2. Behrends, B, 27.76; 3. Scott, RC, 28.44; 6. Timme, C, 29.85.
4x400 – 1. Concordia, 4:33.05; 2. Smoky Valley, 4:34.83; 3. Russell, 4:37.49.
1,600 – 1. C. Shupe, M, 6;25.69; 2. Pingel, B, 6:36.11; 3. Hoch, R, 7:18.21; 4. Brown, C, 7:24.10.
4x100 – 1. Concordia, 53.02; 2. Beloit, 53.86; 3. Russell, 54.22.
400 – 1. Peter, M, 1:03.32; 2. Giles, M, 1:04.33; 3. L. Shupe, 1:04.91.
300 hurdles – 1. Lambert, C, 50.97; 2. Broeckelman, B, 51.60; 3. Widrig, B, 54.76; 4. Anguish, C, 54.95.
800 – 1. Auchterberg, M, 2:50.56; 2. C. Shupe, M, 2:52.44; 3. Kay. Dvorak, 2:53.63.
4x800 – 1. Smoky Valley, 11:19.43; 2. Concordia, 11:55.25; 3. Minneapolis, 12:36.35.
High jump – 1. Broeckelman, B, 5-0; 2. Giles, M, 4-10; 3. Behrends, B, 4-10; 6. Kir. Dvorak, C, 4-4.
Triple jump – 1. Palen, B, 31-0; 2. Scott, RC, 30-10; 3. Deterding, SV, 30-8 ¼.
Long jump – 1. Gfeller, R, 15-1/4; 2. Budke, B, 13-9 ½; 3. James, C, 13-7 ¾; 6. Timme, C, 13-1/4.
Shot put – 1. Adams, C, 34-11; 2. Beeson, RC, 28-4; 3. Linder, SV, 27-2; 5. Miller, C, 25-11.
Discus – 1. Adams, 98-3; 2. Miller, C, 85-8; 3. Valek, RC, 84-4.
Javelin – 1. Metro, C, 91-7; 2. Krone, B, 90-7; 3. Hulse, SV, 81-5; 4. Wilcox, C, 80-10.
3,200 – 1. Cox, B, 14:08.39; 2. Hobelmann, RC, 14:18.75; 3. Ortega, SV, 14:29.67; 4. Thompson, C, 14:34.58.

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