Locals clean up 2A and 1A track honors

Area high school track and field teams hauled in some major recognition in the All State selections released late last week on CHSAANow.com.

Clay Robinson won the 100 and 200 dashes at the 2A meet, last week, and has a chance to do it again next year. (Dave Gustafson)

Senior/graduate Braden Smith picked the perfect time to set a personal best in the pole vault. (Dave Gustafson)
Yuma High School’s Lucas Lubbers was named the Class 2A Coach of the Year after leading the boys team to its first state title in 25 years. Graduated senior Braden Smith made the 2A team in pole vault, while incoming senior Clay Robinson was all-state in the 100 and 200 dashes.
Area athletes swept the 1A Athlete of the Year awards.
Lone Star’s Alivia Weathers was named the girls Athlete of the Year. She won four individual championships at the 1A meet, last month — the pole vault, triple jump, and 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles.
Alivia Weathers

Arickaree/Woodlin’s Jacob Jefferson was the boys Athlete of the Year. He won the 400-meter dash and 110-meter hurdles at state.
Arickaree/Woodlin’s Jacob Jefferson runs the 800 meters at state, with teammate Hayden Page seen to the right. (Dave Gustafson)
Lone Star’s Brady Kuntz earned all state after winning the 1A pole vault.
Locally in 2A, Wray’s Bryant Schoenthal was all state after winning the discus.
On the girls side, Wray’s 4-by-800 relay team of Spencer Cheek, Mayra Diaz, Madison Godsey and Karley Godsey is all state, as are Holyoke’s Lauren Herman (discus) and Correy Koellner (shot put).