Viking track works around weather

MITCHELL, Neb. — It’s raining. It’s freezing. It’s snowing. It must be track season in Wyoming.

Finally getting a meet in last week, the Guernsey-Sunrise Viking team had two members make top six finishes at the Mitchell Invitational last Thursday.

Whitney Martin had the top individual finish in the meet for the Vikes with a third place in the 100-meter dash, clocking a 27.83. She also took part in the long jump (14’1.5”), triple jump (27’7”) and the discus (76’10”).

Roy Mote picked up sixth place in the shot put with a distance of 41’8”. He also competed in the long jump (17’0”) and the triple jump (38’2.5”).

Also competing for the Vikings but not placing were:

Katrina Christensen: 100-meter dash-19.18

Kassidy Morales: long jump-10’5”

Shaylee Niles: long jump-10’2”

Bailey Martin: shot put-30’11”

Trinity Ayers: shot put-26’4.25”; discus-69’11”

Macy Mote: shot put-25’5.25”; discus-86’9”

Justin Malcom: 100-meter dash-13.22; 400-meter dash-1:03.04

Austin Albrecht: 400-meter dash-55.94

Brandon Miller: 800-meter run-2:59.09; 3200-meter run-13:15.95

Tate Stoneking: long jump-16’0”; triple jump-36’4”

It will be an extra busy week this week as the Vikes attend three meets. On Wednesday, they’ll head to Wheatland to make up the meet missed on April 7 due to bad weather. Events begin at 9 a.m.

They’ll be in Glenrock on Friday for the Herder’s Invitational. The events begin at 1 p.m.

On Saturday, they’ll head to Scottsbluff’s Bearcat Stadium for the Alliance Invitational. Events begin at 9 a.m.

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