January 30, 2015

Specht excels at Sunflower state track meet

Pioneer eighth grader Devlin Specht displayed decathlete form at the Sunflower state track meet in Topeka July 13.
Competing in the 13-14 boys division, Specht took second in the javelin with a throw of 120’-4”,took fourth in the triple jump sailing 34’-5”, was fourth in the pole vault clearing 8’-6” and finished sixth in the long jump with a leap of 16’-7”.
Equally impressive was teammate Wyatt Hollingshead who finished second in the 100 hurdles in a time of 17.87, placed seventh in the pole vault clearing 6’-6”, was seventh in the 100 meters in 13.3 and was eighth in the 200 meters in 27.8.  Wyatt also competed in the 13-14 year old boys division.
In the 13-14 boys division, Rees Taylor was 11th in the 200 meters in 28.2 and 10th in the 100 meters in 13.5.
In the 15-16 boys division, Davis Tropansky finished second in the pole vault clearing 11’-6”.
On the girls side, Macey Elkinton finished third in the 15-16 girls javelin with a throw of 90’.

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