Creek Valley High School hosted the annual Tri-State Meet, and area schools all competed on a sunny day with a warm breeze. Spectators and competitors that did not liberally apply sunscreen found that they had a good sunburn by the beginning of the afternoon.
The competition was dominated by the St. Patrick’s team out of North Platte, with the girls squad taking first place with 128 points and the boys squad also taking first with 131.5 points. Paxton finished as runner-up for the girls followed by South Platte. Potter-Dix finished as runner-up for the boys with 88 points, followed by Paxton in third place.
There were many outstanding performances by the area athletes. Potter-Dix senior Luke Kasten won the 100 Meters with a time of 11.59, placed second in the 200 Meters, was on the second place 4x100 Meter Relay team and placed fifth in Discus. Senior James Pease placed second in the 3200 Meters and third in the 1600 Meters. Freshman Dylan Tabor won the 300 Meter Hurdles with a time of 44.95 and placed second in the 110 Meter Hurdles. Tabor also finished second in Triple Jump and was part of the second place 4x100 Meter Relay team. Junior Brayden Kasten placed fifth in the 400 Meters, sixth in the 100 Meters and was part of the second-place 4x100 Meter Relay team. Sophomore Dawson Monheiser placed second in Shot Put and seventh in Discus.
For the Coyote girls, senior Lily Tabor took first in Pole Vault, clearing 7” 6”, followed in second place by Potter-Dix sophomore Taylah Wilson. Tabor also placed third in Shot Put. Freshman Cayli Spencer placed third in the 1600 Meters and freshman Kennedy Knoll placed third in the 3200 Meters. Senior Jayden Shoemaker placed fourth in High Jump