Kohmetscher, Murphy Win Gold at State
The Nebraska Christian track team had a great two days at Class C State Track. Team members brought home a total of 10 medals, three of which were gold. Senior Nolan Kohmetscher was responsible for two of the golds, winning both the 3200 meter run (9:42.00) and the 1600 meter run (4:32.28). He also placed 4th in the 800 meter run (2:00.24). Senior Tara Murphy won the other gold medal in the 100 hurdles (15.14), and she placed 8th in the 300 hurdles (49.27).
Murphy said, “Winning the 100 meter hurdles was definitely the greatest moment in my high school athletic career. All the time, training, and practice finally paid off, and I couldn’t be more excited about it!”
Other NC medalists were Senior Katie Cumpston, who placed 3rd in the 1600 meter run (5:21.27) and 4th in the 3200 meter run (11:42.52); Sophomore Brennan Nokelby, who placed 5th in the 1600 meter run (4:35.99) and 6th in the 3200 meter run (9:53.84); and Senior Dillon Rose, who placed 5th in discus (153-05.00).
The boys’ team finished in 4th place with a total of 36 points, and the girls’ team finished in 11th place with a total of 22 points.
Alyssa Prettyman–3200 m relay
Olivia Prettyman–1600 m relay, 3200 m relay
Rachel Epp–1600 m relay, 3200 m relay
Katie Cumpston–1600 m run, 3200 m run
Cassidy Ostrand–1600 m relay, 3200 m relay
Tara Murphy–100 m hurdles, 300 m hurdles, 1600 m relay
Whitney Heuermann–shot put, discus
Jeremiah Ebel–100 m dash
Nolan Kohmetscher–800 m run, 1600 m run, 3200 m run, 1600 m relay
Logan Faeh–110 m hurdles, 300 m hurdles
Brennan Nokelby–1600 m run, 3200 m run, 1600 m relay
Cameron Langemeier–1600 m relay
Andrew Winsterman–1600 m relay