Thunderbirds break four school records

Competing in two different meets, the Cloud County Community College men's and women's track and field team established two new school records this past weekend.
Freshman Benard Keter, running in the Frank Sevigne Invitational indoor meet hosted by the University of Nebraska, established two new school records.
Keter ran 14:25.84 to win the 5,000-meter run and break his own school record by 24 seconds.
Turning in a school record time of 8:12.59, Keter finished second in the 3,000-meter run. That is the best time in the NJCAA this season.
Sophomore Tameca Wallace, competing in the Fred Beile Classic, hosted by Doane University, set a new Cloud County record in the triple jump with a winning leap of 39-5 ¼, which is best in the NJCAA.
Taylor Swanson, a sophomore, bettered her own school record in the pole vault by clearing 12-10 to take first at Doane. It is the best jump this year in the NJCAA.
Swanson made 11-10 to place fourth at the Frank Sevigne meet.
Cloud County's Brenda Barnett won the 400-meter dash at Doane in 1:00.65.
Dakota Webber, competing at Doane, qualified for the NJCAA National Indoor Championships in two events.
Webber threw 49-3 to place second in the shot put and qualify for nationals. He was eighth in the weight throw with a toss of 51-10.
Willie Young ran 50.86 to finish second in the 400 dash.
The Cloud County men's 4x400 relay team of  Willie Young, Shilo Goracke, Gavin Scheibe and Nathan Lorson finished second in 3:26.05.
The Cloud County women had Raven Davis place second in the 60-meter dash in 7.93. Jane Ohanta was third (7.96), Anika Ricks was fourth (8.06) and Alexis Logan was seventh (8.16).
Brianna Blackwell finished third in the triple jump with a leap of 35-11.
Ohanta placed fourth in the 200 in 26.62. Logan was eighth (26.79).
Katie Lambert finished seventh in the 800 in 2:26.17.

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