Axtell Boys, Girls Bring Home Medals From State

Axtell’s boys tied for sixth and the Axtell girls finished eighth at the State Track and Field Meet on May 20-21 at Omaha’s Burke Stadium.

The Cat boys (36) tied with Mullen and trailed North Platte St. Pats (53.5), Osceola (49), Riverside and Burwell (45 each) and Kenesaw (37). 

Earning Class D gold was the 4 x 800 relay crew of freshman Luc Lopez, sophomore Keyton Cole, junior Cooper Miller and senior Cal Johnson. They timed 8:30.27 which is a new school record, bettering the previous mark of 8:35.94 set in 2018 by Tyler Danburg, Ryan Hubbard, Lincoln Trent and Jarett Bertrand. 

see May 25 Courier for full story