Atchison High School held the school’s annual home track meet Thursday with Atchison County Community High School and six other schools in attendance to compete.
The Redmen placed fourth overall in the meet with 95 points and the Tigers placed sixth with 77 points.
Atchison junior Adalynn Collins placed first in both the 1600 meter with a five minute and 52.28 second time and the 3200 meter with a time of 12 minutes and 28.72 seconds.
Senior Alex Martin placed first in the 100 meter with a run of 11.17 seconds and the 200 meter with a time of 22.71 seconds.
Junior Nick Funk won first in the shot put with a throw of 38 feet and seven inches.
Senior Steven Jolly got second in the 800 Meter with a time of two minutes and 11.31 seconds.
Freshman Divante Herring-Brittain got third in the 100 meter with a time of 11.70.
Junior Jayden Watkins got third in the 400 meter with a time of 55.73 seconds.
ACCHS had a rather impressive showing with only bringing nine competitors to the meet.
“We took a small team to this meet and both the boys and girls teams performed very well,” coach Julie Dillon said. “Out of these nine competitors, four of them broke their previous records in their events.”
Dillon was pleased and thankful with the performance her team put on.
“I’m so thankful for the athletes that we have and their dedication to improve each time they step out on the track and field,” Dillon said.
Junior Trystin Myers earned first in the triple jump at 12.36 meters and 300 meter hurdles with a time of 42.49 seconds. Myers also got third in long jump at 5.68 meters.
Junior Tucker Smith received first in the 400 meter with a time of 53.08 seconds and third in the 200 meter at 23.49 seconds.
Junior Annie Hall received 2nd in the discus at 28.09 meters and shot put with a throw of 29 feet four inches.
Junior Victoria Caplinger received third in the 1600 meter with a time of six minutes and 16 seconds and the 800 meter with two minutes and 46 seconds.