The Minden Whippets boys and girls track and field teams traveled to Cozad on Saturday to compete in the 2019 Southwest Conference meet held in breezy and cold conditions at the home of the Haymakers.
Minden had several outstanding performances as Marshall Chasek set a new mark in the 110 meter hurdle event. Chasek ran a full automated timed 14.3 which broke his 2018 record in the same event. Chasek was also named Co-SWC MVP.
Abby Rehtus is a champion SWC girls triple jumper. Rehtus won the event with best effort of 33-7.5 while Aidan Wheelock also was a SWC champion in the 3,200 meter run in a time of 10:14.86.
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