SM East and SM North track and field athletes to compete in state meet

SM East's state bound  track athletes at a team dinner this week. Photo via coach Emily Nackley.
SM East’s state bound track athletes at a team dinner this week. Photo via coach Emily Nackley.

The Kansas 6A Track and Field Meet gets under way early Friday morning, and northeast Johnson County will be well represented by a number of SM East and SM North students, who qualified to compete against the best athletes in the state by finishing among the top four in the events at regional competition last weekend.

The SM East qualifying athletes are:

  • Tess Iler (4×400 relay)
  • Kaycee Mayfield (100, 200, 4×100, 4×400)
  • Hope Dunn (4×400)
  • Phoebe Aguiar (800, 4×400)
  • Theresa McAlister (4×400)
  • Katie MacAdam (4×100)
  • Sarah Rankin (4×100)
  • Jessie Stindt (4×100, high jump)
  • Madeline Stump (4×100)
  • Katie Spradling (javelin)
  • Justine Paton (high jump)
  • Jack Dunfield (100)
  • Jack Young (4×800)
  • Will Clough (4×800)
  • Will Moore (1600, 4×800)
  • Lance Meng (4×800)
  • George Miller (4×800)
  • John Arnpsiger (4×800, 3200)
  • Erik Harken (110H, 300H)
  • Arturo Viers (shot put)
  • Nathan Kurtz-enko (shot put)
  • Spencer Laughlin (javelin)

The SM North qualifying athletes are:

  • Samantha Taylor (3200, 4×800, 1600)
  • Belesti Akalu (3200)
  • Alemneh Akalu (3200)
  • Jazmin Williams (4×800, 300H, 4×400, long jump)
  • Emily Stava (4×800)
  • Amber Reed (4×800)
  • Noah Stevenson (4×800, 800)
  • Carter Jacobson (4×800)
  • Joseph Roubinek (4×800)
  • Forest Kinsey (4×800)
  • Jade Williams (100, 4×400)
  • Molly Ryan (300H)
  • Sarah Horne (4×400)
  • Iyanla Roberts (4×400)
  • Jared Byrnes (high jump)
  • Peter Mascal (triple jump)

Good luck tomorrow, NEJCsters!