WICHITA – The Canton/Galva track/field teams went to the Class 1A state meet with just a handful of athletes but returned with a state champion relay quartet and an eighth-place finish for the Eagle boys.
It was the legs of Jaden Ediger, Isaiah Patton, Lane McMannis and Jett Vincent that brought home gold with a first-place finish for the Eagles 4×100 meter relay team with a run of 43.82.
As a team the Eagles scored 26 points which landed them eighth in the team standings as Axtell (64) won the state team title followed by Kiowa County (55), Quinter (54), Ingalls (49), Madison (39), Rozel/Pawnee Heights (34.50), and Wallace County (27) ahead of Canton/Galva.
Lane McMannis landed a third-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles with a persona best time of 41.16, and Wyatt Collins had a personal best throw of 138’1” in the discus to place sixth.
Isaiah Patton made a surprise finish in the top six with a sixth best jump in the high jump while Jett Vincent scored points with a fifth place run in the 200 meters.
Despite finishing out of medal contention in ninth, Vincent also earned a personal record in the high jump.
For the Lady Eagles, they had but one individual competing and Mimi Craig closed out her Canton/Galva career with the ninth best throw in the shot put as the Lady Eagles finished the meet with zero team points.
CANTON/GALVA RESULTS at 2023 Class 1A State Track/Field Meet in Wichita
LADY EAGLES > No Place in Team Standings
LADY EALGES INDIVIDUAL RESULTS:
Mimi Craig > 9th in Shot put – 34’10.75”.
EAGLE BOYS > 8th in Team Standings with 26 points.
EAGLE BOYS INDIVIDUAL RESULTS:
Lame McMannis > 300 Meter Hurdles – 3rd with run of 41.16, personal record, 6 team points; 300 Meters – 11th with run of 24.05; 110 Meter Hurdles – 15th with run of 17.59.
Jett Vincent > 100 Meters – 11th with run of 11.62; 200 Meters – 5th with a run of 23.14, 4 team points; High Jump – 9th with jump of 5’10”, personal record.
Wyatt Collins > Discus – 6th with throw of 138’1”, personal record, 3 team points; Shot Put – 9th with throw of 43’9.75”.
Isaiah Patton > High Jump – 6th with jump of 6’0”, 3 team points.’
4×100 Meter Relay team of Jaden Ediger, Isaiah Patton, Lane McMannis, Jett Vincent – 1st with run of 43.82, 10 team points.
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