Powered by Jaxon Knisley’s record-setting victory in the 110 meter hurdles, the North Platte St. Pat’s boys finished third in Class C at the Nebraska State Track and Field Meet on Friday and Saturday.

The Irish scored 46 points. Chase County was first with 66 and Battle Creek was second with 52.

Knisley had a had in scoring 23 of those points with his first place finish in the hurdles and his fourth place finish in the 100 meter dash. He also helped the 4-x-100 relay finish second with Zarek Branch, Jackson Roberts and Will Moats.

Two of the other runners on that relay, Branch and Moats also won medals. Branch finished third in the long jump and seventh in the triple jump. Moats finished third in the 300 hurdles.

Jarrett Miles earned medals in the distance events. He finished fourth in the 3200 and seventh in the 1600.

Hershey’s Brownawell medals in throws

Hershey senior Michalee Brownawell won medals in the shot put and discus.

On Saturday, she finished third in the shot put with a throw of 39’6″. Jessica Stieb of Arcadia-Loup City won the Class C championship at 43’8 1/2″.

The day before, Brownawell got fourth in the discus at 135’7″. Abby Stallbaumer of South Loup was first at 141-10.

Dimmitt wins Class D discus title

Tad Dimmitt of Sandhills Valley won the Class D championship in the discus on Saturday.

Dimmitt won with a 161’6″. He defeated runner-up Keegan Shuler of Hitchcock County by 11 feet.

On Friday, Dimmitt finished second in the shot put, throwing for 55’10 1/2″. He was narrowly defeated by Shuler, who had 56’0 3/4″.

Moss sixth in pole vault

The best finish for North Platte High in the Class A meet on Wednesday and Thursday came from Layton Moss, who finished sixth in the pole vault.

Moss vaulted a height of 13’0″. Dylan Headrick of Millard South won at 14’6″.

For the NPHS girls, Carly Purdy was seventh in the long jump at 17’3 1/2″.

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