Eagle track athletes win 9 events in West Point

AHS girls claim 'Snow Melt' title


The Arlington Eagles finished atop the team standings Thursday during West Point-Beemer's Snow Melt Track Invite.
The AHS girls were first with 107 points — 2.5 more than second-place Wisner-Pilger — while the boys were second to Fremont Bergan with 81 to the Knights' 131.
Coach Steven Gubbels' team earned its standing with nine combined event wins. The girls claimed six victories, while the boys took three gold medals.
Kailynn Gubbels, Keelianne Green, Cadie Robinson, Nolan May and Jesse Thompson earned wins in individual events. Gubbels won both the 100- and 300-meter hurdles, doing so in school record times of 15.05 and 46.5 seconds, respectively. She also won the high jump and was a member of the first-place 1,600 relay team with Green, Austyn Flesner and Chase Andersen.
In addition to her relay contribution, Green won the long jump, covering 16 feet, 2 inches. Robinson, meanwhile, won the shot put with a throw of 36-4.
May claimed the boys' 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:56.7, while Thompson's victorious attempt in the shot put covered 43-9.
The Eagles' Connor Flesner, Sebastyen Taylor, Josh Hoppe and Colby Grefe also teamed up for a 3,200 relay win in 9:12.3.
In addition to its event wins, Arlington also seven second-place finishes and two bronze-medal-worthy performances. Altogether, the Eagle teams combined for 188 team points — the most of any school at West Point-Beemer on Thursday.

Arlington track


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