South Barber Athletes Do Well at State Meet
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.