Tri County hosted the annual Dan Tesar Invitational April 16, and both the Trojans and Wilber-Clatonia set good marks.
For the Trojans, senior Creighton Niemeyer ran the 3,200-meter for the first time this season and won the race in 10:08.91. He also won the 800-meter run in 2:00.06.
Teammate Dominic Smith turned in his fastest 800-meter run time of the season in finishing third. Evan Larson was third in the 1,600-meter run, and Logan Larson won bronze in the 3,200-meter run.
For Wilber-Clatonia, which won the team title, the 4x800-meter relay team of Dawson Hoover, Tommy Lokken, Layne Evans and Seth Vlasak won the race in 8:33.38, their fastest time of the season.
Mason Combs won the triple jump with a jump of 41-11.5, and Michael Pulliam topped the pole vault at 14-6.
The 4x400-meter relay team of Evans, Drey Heller, William Chica and Luke Sykes finished second.
Coltin Rezabek jumped to second in the long jump, with Mason Combs landing in third.
Evans picked up third in the 400-meter dash and 300-meter hurdles, as did Mason Zimmerman in the 110-meter hurdles and Combs in the high jump.
In his first meet back after recovering from an injury, Tyler Hooper placed third in the discus with a throw of 121-5.
In the girls’ competition, Hannah Holtmeier led the way for Tri County with a first-place in the 800-meter run in 2:32.62. She joined Andie Koch, Madison Kirchoff and Ella Crawford to win the 4x800-meter relay in 10:17.5.
Madison Freese won third in the shot put.
Aleen Souvannavong of Wilber-Clatonia continued to jump well, winning the triple jump at 33-9 and placing second in the long jump. Shaylee Bloom vaulted to second in the pole vault, as well.
Wilber-Clatonia’s 4x400-meter relay team of Rylee Sand, Shaylee Bloom, Nevaeh Honea and Abby Rezny raced to second.
Up next for both teams are conference meet. Tri County will be at the Pioneer Conference Saturday, April 27, at Pawnee City. Events start at 9 a.m.
Wilber-Clatonia was to compete at Conestoga April 23 and then the Southern Nebraska Conference meet Saturday, April 27, in Milford. Events are scheduled to start at 10 a.m.