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High hopes for Kimball High track team


Aleta Pearson

The 2017 Longhorn boy's team is pictured above. left to right, first row,Thomas Lenzen, Eric Escajeda, Brayden Tyan and Jordan Cluff, second row, Landen Heim Jacob Jenkins, Trevor Ryschon, Jaden Mohr and Zachery Wagner, third row, Grant Hickman, Aroon Flores and Brady Kilgore, fourth row, Steven Bateman, Corey Travis, Luis Portillo, Colton Mielke Brady Kilgore and James Merryfield. Not pictured are Alexander Flores, Beau Hanks, Kaden Adrian, Devin Gardner, Paycen Harroun, Sebastian Portillo, Nicholas Thomas-Lewis, Kyle Spicer, Logan Stahla, Sam Tussing and Jaden Withrow.

Coach Gene Mohr has high hopes for his Kimball High track team this spring with 29 boys and 15 girls checked out. The boy's sophomore class has the largest representation with 13 young men on the roster, followed by six juniors, five freshmen and five seniors. The girl's division lists five freshmen, four sophomores, three juniors and three seniors.

Looking first at the boys, coach Mohr has a returning state champion in senior Jaden Withrow who won the Class C triple jump last year with a hop-skip-jump of 44'1.75" and also brought home the fourth place medal in the long jump with a leap of...

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