Girls, boys take county title
Swedes run away from Lex, Cozad.
LEXINGTON—Gothenburg boys and girls had strong performances across the board during the Dawson County meet at Lexington on April 13 despite gusty winds .
Both teams won the county title. The girls scored 96 points while the boys racked up 109.5 team points.
The Swede girls won nine of the 17 events while the boys took first in 10 events.
Gold medal girls include Tabitha Paul in the 400, Hanna Wolf in the 800, Ali Abramson in the 1600 and 3200, Emily Max in both hurdle events, Joslyn Oliver in the high jump and triple jump, and Ali Clark in the pole vault.
Oliver’s triple jump of 33 feet, 8 inches moves her into sixth place on Gothenburg’s all-time track chart.
For the boys, winners were Tannor Mrozcek in the 100 and 200, Andrew Collins in the 800 and 1600, Brett Dockweiler in the 3200, Mark Hilderbrand in both hurdle races, Brandon Wlasiuk in the high jump, Landen Haake in the pole vault and the 4x100 relay team of Haake, Eric Stevens, Hilderbrand and Mroczek.
Mroczek’s time of 10.7 seconds in the 100-meter dash bumps him up to No. 2 in school history while Hilderbrand’s 15.1-second time in the 110-meter high hurdles pushes him to seventh all-time.
Cozad finished second in the girls team race while Lexington was second for the boys.
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