Cloud County's Webber places in three events

EL DORADO — Cloud County’s Dakota Webber placed in three events and qualified for nationals in two at the Ollie Isom Invitational track and field meet hosted by Butler Community College on Saturday.
Webber threw 159-5 to finish second in the hammer throw and qualifiy for the NJCAA National Outdoor Championships.
Webber finished second, and qualified for nationals in the discus, with a toss of 160-0. He was third in the shot put with a best of 45-0.
Cloud County’s Josh Charles finished second in the 200-meter dash, and qualified for the national meet, with a time of 21.44.
Trevor Bowman was fifth in the hammer for the Thunderbirds with a best of 149-4.
Dwight Davidson threw 168-4 to finish fifth in the javelin.
Fred Lageroy went 20-0 to place fifth in the long jump.
The Cloud County women picked up a first-place finish in the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:59.01.
The T-Birds were third in the 4x100 in 48.48.
Anna Linton threw 37-7 1/4 to place third in the shot put.
Vanessa Resh placed fourth in the 800 in 2:23.04.

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