Axtell, Falcons Earn Medals At State Meet

The 2021 State Track and Field Meet was held over the course of four days, May 19-22, with classes D and A competing on Wednesday and Thursday, May 19-20 and Classes C and B the other two days, all at Omaha’s Burke Stadium. 

Axtell qualified nine girls and seven boys and Wilcox- Hildreth sent three girls and one boy to the big show. Axtell’s girls scored 12 points which placed them 24th in Class D while Wilcox-Hildreth tied for 44th with four points. Sterling (36), Humphrey St. Francis (34) and Fullerton (33) were the top three ‘D’ schools.

Axtell’s boys earned 14 points to finish in a tie for 17th. The top three boys’ teams were Osceola (46), Mullen (37) and Riverside (36). 

Athletes from both schools brought home medals for placing in the top eight in various events.

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