Whitko boys, girls track down Wabash

WABASH — Whitko boys and girls track and field teams traveled to Wabash and game away with victories, 99-33 and 65-57, respectively.The boys team had several tracksters win multiple events, helping the Wildcats triple the Apache’s point total.Trapper Mize won the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:55 and the 3200 at 10:54. Whitko’s Jordan Sims also won two events, the 110-meter (16.9 seconds) and 300-meter hurdles (42.1). Finishing first in the 100-meter dash was Connor Stouder. Stouder’s time was 11.5 seconds.His time of 23.8 was also good enough for first in the 200 dash.In the 400, winning at 52.7, was Brandon Nettrouer. The final runner to place first was Jude Stieglitz in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:10.5.Derek Snep won the shot put with a distance of 50 feet-1 1/2 inches, more than 12 feet farther than the closest Wabash tosser. Joe Haywood, winning the discus by nearly 12 feet as well, heaved it 130-9.All three relay teams (400, 1600, 3200) won their respective events.The Lady Wildcats, while not as dominant a performance as the boys, still got a win with the help of numerous second- and third-place finishes.In the 300 hurdles, Micaela Sylvester finished first with a time of 17.40, while Reghan Craig came in second (17.54). Winning the shot put was Dana Hobbs, who threw 27-4 1/2.Taylor Zwick captured best in both the discus (78-3) and long jump (14-7 1/2).