The Hillsboro High School boys’ track team finished fourth out of 14 teams Friday at the Conrad Nightingale Track meet in Halstead.
The team was led by Jesse Brown, who finished first in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, and Mitchell Day who won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.01 seconds, defeating Vequan Clark of Sunrise Christian by a hundredth of a second.
Day and Brown were also on the third-place 4x100 relay team with Cody Craney and Shaq Thiessen. The team ran a time of 45.91. Day also placed fifth in the long jump, 20-02.5
The Trojan girls finished seventh. Emily Sechrist won the 3,200 with a time of 12:03.43 and she placed second in the 1,600, 5:33.01.
Kiara Espada placed in all three throwing events. She finished third in the shot put with a toss of 33-04.25, fifth in the discus with a throw of 98-10, and sixth in the javelin, 91-09.
Shot put: 4. Aaron Slater, 41-11.5.
Long jump: 3. Thiessen, 20-07.75.
Triple jump: 3. Avery Franz, 42-01.75.
3200: 5. Grant Knoll, 11:08.10.
800: 5. Josh Richert, 2:10.44; 6. Bret Mueller, 2;10.63.
Discus: 6. Morganne Hamm, 97-09.
Pole vault: 2. Ashley Bartel, 8-0.
800: 3. Callie Serene, 2:31.08.