South Barber Athletes Do Well at State Meet

Senior Kolton Pavlu placed 4th in shot put and 6th in discus at State.

Senior Kolton Pavlu placed 4th in shot put and 6th in discus at State.

Despite a heavy rain Friday afternoon that cancelled all the 1-2-3A events, South Barber competed well at the Kansas State Track & Field Championships at WSU Cessna Stadium in Wichita.

All of Friday’s devents were crammed into a busy Saturday for the Chieftains and Lady Chiefs.

Senior Kolby Pavlu placed 4th in the Shot Put with a throw of 44-6.5 ft. and was 6th in discus with a 125-08 effort.

Junior Gavin Doherty had a great 400 meter run to take 2nd place in 51.58 seconds. He was also 14th in the 200 meters in a time of 24.25 seconds.

For the Lady Chiefs, senior Nicole Blick took 8th in the 400 meters in 1:02.14. Freshman Morgan Polson took 15th in the Triple Jump with a leap of 31-09.75.

The 4×400 meter relay team of Nicole Blick, Sabrina and Savannah Hughbanks and Morgan Polson was 7th with a time of 4:20.75 and the 4×800 meter relay team of Morgan Polson, Nicole Blick, Bailey Roberts and Taylor Pollock placed 8th with a clocking of 10:48.97

The Chieftains were 14th overall with 16 points and the Lady Chiefs scored 4 points.