PLATTSMOUTH – Sunny skies allowed Plattsmouth track and field athletes to enjoy equally bright results in their events Tuesday afternoon and evening.
Teams from across eastern Nebraska traveled to Blue Devil Stadium for the annual Plattsmouth Invite. The Plattsmouth girls captured fifth place in team standings with 48 points. The PHS boys collected seventh place with 40 points.
Chloe Sabatka, Bella Chappell, Rachel Widick and Taylor Caba led the Plattsmouth girls with a championship in the 3,200-meter relay. The four Blue Devils compiled a winning time of 10:55.72. The team defeated runner-up Waverly by 15 seconds.
Haley Miller claimed a pair of silver medals in the long jump and triple jump, and Sabatka finished her day with three additional individual medals. Taylor Jones, Colleen Rypkema and Kaitie Serkiz all added points for Plattsmouth during the day.
Stockton Graham helped the PHS boys with third-place awards in both the 800 and 1,600. Charlie Knust placed third in the shot put and Cole Wagner captured individual medals in both the 1,600 and 3,200. Dakota Minshall, Ian Witherell, Zach Hughes, Stacy Koile, Andrew Rathman, Ethan Warrick and Hunter Smith all chipped in medals for the Blue Devils.
Girls Team Results
Waverly 154, Blair 121, Bennington 53, Auburn 52, Plattsmouth 48, Omaha Skutt 40, Omaha Mercy 36, Omaha Gross 13, Boys Town 9
400 – Chloe Sabatka 1:04.24 (4th)
800 – Taylor Caba 2:35.08 (4th), Chloe Sabatka 2:36.08 (5th)
400-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Haley Miller, Taylor Jones, Colleen Rypkema, Kaitie Serkiz) 54.99 (4th)
1,600-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Taylor Jones, Bella Chappell, Rachel Widick, Taylor Caba) 4:35.68 (5th)
3,200-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Chloe Sabatka, Bella Chappell, Rachel Widick, Taylor Caba) 10:55.72 (1st)
Long Jump – Haley Miller 16-0 3/4 (2nd)
Triple Jump – Haley Miller 34-4 1/4 (2nd), Chloe Sabatka 33-1 (3rd)
Boys Team Results
Blair 141, Waverly 100, Bennington 75, Elkhorn Mount Michael 51, Omaha Skutt 41, Auburn 41, Plattsmouth 40, Omaha Gross 38
800 – Stockton Graham 2:05.49 (3rd)
1,600 – Stockton Graham 4:46.48 (3rd), Cole Wagner 4:48.29 (4th)
3,200 – Cole Wagner 10:24.97 (3rd)
300 hurdles – Dakota Minshall 44.23 (5th)
400-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Ian Witherell, Zach Hughes, Stacy Koile, Andrew Rathman) 47.70 (5th)
1,600-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Zach Hughes, Stockton Graham, Cole Wagner, Ethan Warrick) 3:52.28 (6th)
High Jump – Andrew Rathman 5-8 (6th)
Pole Vault – Hunter Smith 10-6 (4th), Dakota Minshall 10-0 (5th)
Shot Put – Charlie Knust 44-10 (3rd)