Cyclones track teams fourth at SEWAC

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PINE BLUFFS – Both Southeast track and field teams finished fourth at the annual SEWAC meet on Saturday in Pine Bluffs.

The Cyclones were led by the boys’ 4x100-meter relay team of Wyatt Campbell, Ryan Clapper, Grant Logsdon and Austin Short who set a new SEWAC record and Southeast school record, winning the race in 46.61 seconds.

Clapper also won the 100-meter dash in 11.29 seconds, beating out Campbell, who finished second, in 11.68 seconds. Matthew Chapman finished seventh and Wyatt Gladson placed eighth.

In the 200, Clapper picked up his third win of the day in 22.5 seconds, while Campbell was fourth and Short was fifth. Clapper also finished runner-up in the 400-meter dash in 50.26 seconds, while Gladson was seventh.

The boys’ 4x400 relay team of Dawon Mullock, Kannon Tippetts, Short and Logsdon finished second in 3 minutes, 46.86 seconds, while the sprint medley relay team of Chapman, Gladson, Cole Sauer and Tippetts placed third in 4:16.26.

In field events, Logsdon finished second in pole vault, clearing 11 feet, and he also finished third in triple jump at 38-5. Mullock finished third in high jump at 5-6 and also finished fourth in long jump at 19-2, while Sauer was eighth at 15-10.5.

As a team, the Cyclones scored 92 points. Lignle-Fort Laramie won the team title with 157 points, while Pine Bluffs was second with 151.

In the girls’ division, Jordan Stoddard and Shelby Ekwall picked up the team’s lone wins of the day.

Stoddard won high jump at 5-4 as the lone competitor to clear five feet. Stoddard also finished second in long jump at 17-10.5.

Ekwall won shot put with a throw of 41-6, beating out teammate Harper Boche, who placed second at 37-9. Boche also finished fourth in discus with a toss of 101-9, while Bree Coxbill was fifth at 99-5.

The Lady Cyclones also had multiple other runner-up finishes. Tylar Stoddard placed second in triple jump at 32-6, while the 4x800-meter relay team of Angie Logsdon, Kylie Llewellen, Taylor Hanson and Baylie Booth placed second in 12 minutes, 14.92 seconds.

The 4x400 team of Booth, Llewellyn, Grace Desmond and Sasha Haines finished third, as well as the sprint medley relay team of Haines, Booth, Hanson and Kailey Porter.

Hanson also finished eighth in the 100-meter hurdles and ninth in the 300-meter hurdles.

As a team, the Lady Cyclones finished fourth with 87 points. Pine Bluffs won the team title with 140 points, while Glenrock was second with 133 points.

The Cyclone teams are back in action Friday and Saturday in Newcastle for the 1A East Regional championships. Action gets underway at 9:30 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday.

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