BLAIR – Plattsmouth athletes took on some of the most talented teams in the state Friday during their trip to the Mike Lehl Invite.
The Blue Devils traveled to Blair for a track and field meet that featured many of the best squads in Classes A and B. Lincoln Pius X, Omaha Westside, Aurora and Bennington were among the schools that made their way to Blair’s campus for action.
The Plattsmouth girls finished tenth in the team race with seven points. Jessica Meisinger claimed fourth place in the 800 meters and PHS posted points in the 400 and 3,200 relays. Kennedy Miller, Emma Field, Paige Druskis and Savanna Berger were on the 400-meter relay team, and Lyndsey Caba, Natalie Briggs, Jozlyn Barnes and Meisinger made up the 3,200 quartet.
The PHS boys captured seventh place with 37.5 points. Kaleb Wooten produced one of the day’s highlights with a championship run in the 1,600 meters. He won a close race in 4:42.85. All of the top six finishers compiled times under 4:47. Mark Schroll of Elkhorn Mount Michael placed second in 4:43.49.
Wooten added a silver medal in the 3,200 and Dakota Minshall placed second in the 300-meter hurdles. Rece Baker, Brock Headley, Ian Witherell, Randall Aguilar and Kaleb Smith added medals for the Blue Devils.
Plattsmouth will compete in the inaugural Trailblazer Conference Meet on Tuesday, May 4. Field events will begin at 10 a.m.
Girls Team Results
Lincoln Pius X 107, Omaha Westside 97, Blair 87, Elkhorn North 71, Elkhorn 46, Seward 36, Bennington 28, Aurora 26, Omaha Skutt 13, Plattsmouth 7, Omaha Roncalli/Omaha Duchesne 5, Omaha Mercy 4
800 – Jessica Meisinger, 2:25.02 (4th)
400-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Kennedy Miller, Emma Field, Paige Druskis, Savanna Berger), 51.85 (6th)
3,200-meter relay – Plattsmouth (Lyndsey Caba, Natalie Briggs, Jozlyn Barnes, Jessica Meisinger), 10:17.58 (5th)
Boys Team Results
Lincoln Pius X 89, Bennington 76, Omaha Skutt 75, Omaha Westside 74, Aurora 56, Seward 47, Plattsmouth 37.5, Elkhorn 26, Blair 19, Elkhorn Mount Michael 16, Elkhorn North 7.5, Omaha Roncalli 4
100 – Rece Baker, 11.39 (5th)
1,600 – Kaleb Wooten, 4:42.85 (1st)
3,200 – Kaleb Wooten, 10:03.11 (2nd)