Axtell’s boys got off to an expected strong start to the track and field season winning the 15-team Falcon Invite at Wilcox on March 26. The top three team scores were Axtell 127, Loomis 71.5 and Cambridge 63. Wilcox- Hildreth was seventh with 24.
On the girls’ side, Axtell tied for third with 62 and Wilcox- Hildreth was sixth with 45. The top three were Cambridge 70, Elm Creek 65 and Pleasanton 62 (tied with Axtell).
Cal Johnson (Axt) was a quadruple winner capturing the 400, 800, 1600 and running a leg on the winning 4X400 relay with Cooper Miller, Quinn Bertrand and Brennan Runge. Axtell’s 4X100 relay (Miller, Aaron Skaggs, Runge, Gavend Cole) grabbed gold as did the 4X800 relay (Miller, Jonathan Lorenzo, Keyton Cole, Carson Lindau). Jaron Bergstrom won the 3200.
see March 31 Courier for full story