Hays High boys win team title at Hutch
Published on -4/29/2012, 7:37 PM
By The Hays Daily News
HUTCHINSON - The Hays High School boys' track and field team picked up another victory Friday at the Hutchinson Invitational.
Hays High finished with 156 points, 70 ahead of runner-up Wichita Southeast. Wichita-Bishop Carroll was third with 85. The Indian girls finished in 11th place with 33 points, while Maize picked up the girls' title with 119.5 points.
The Indian boys picked up 20 medals, paced by a pair of golds each for juniors Emilio Mitchell and Adam Deterding. Mitchell won the 100-meter dash in 11.26 seconds, and earned top honors in the javelin, throwing 165 feet, 3 inches.
Deterding won the 110-meter hurdles in 14.72, and was the top high jumper, clearing 6-4.
Senior Zack Binder picked up a gold medal in the shot put as the Indians finished first, second and fourth in the event. Binder threw 51-8 1/2, while junior Cade Sharp was second at 51-7 1/2. Senior Luke Madden was fourth with a 47-7. In the discus, Sharp won the gold, throwing 159-6, while Madden was fifth.
Deterding, senior TJ Dreiling and sohomore Jordan Windholz also finished second, third and fourth in the triple jump, respectively.
The Indians' two-time defending champion 3,200-meter relay team did not win for the first time this season, but finished second behind Wichita-Bishop Carroll. Hays High's team of senior Tanner Staab, junior Josh Brungardt, senior Eric Stumon and sophomore Landon Munsch finished in 8:02.35, while Bishop Carroll took the gold in 7:59.99.
On the girls' side, Indian sophomore Wendy Zimmerman earned three medals, as she won the high jump at 5-2. She also finished sixth in the triple jump and fourth in the 800-meter run. The Indians will compete again Friday at the Salina Central Invitational.