One day … 80 degrees, clear and sunny. Another … cold, wet and windy.
Welcome to track & field season in Nebraska.
Boone Central, after enjoying nearly ideal conditions the previous week in the Mansfield Invitational, hosted Central City, West Holt, Madison and miserable weather conditions for the Boone Central Quad Tuesday, April 6, at the Boone Central Athletic Field in Albion.
The Cardinals handled the adverse conditions well, scoring team victories in the girls and boys competition. The Boone Central girls doubled the score on their nearest challenger, Central City, and the Cardinal boys also outdistanced West Holt and the Bison by a comfortable margin.
“The conditions were certainly not ideal, but the kids did a good job, for the most part, of warming up properly and competing hard,” Card Coach Kris Pestel commented. “It was a dominating performance by both teams.
“The girls won 10 of 17 events and placed two or more individuals in 12 of 14 events. The boys were able to win 8 of 17 and placed two or more in 9 of 14 events,” she noted. “We continued to see improvement, with 23 personal bests by the boys and 21 by the girls, not counting relay times.
“We have a small break until our next meet Friday (April 16), which will allow for some practice time to, hopefully, make minor improvements in form and conditioning. The Central City meet, which will be held at York due to track renovations, is always an extremely competitive event and will be a good test to see where our conditioning and team and individual strengths lie.”
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