Lyman boys win; Spartans, Blackhawks find success
KADOKA — The Lyman boys track and field team took first place at the Region 7B meet Thursday in Kadoka, with Korder Cropsey winning a pair of individual events.
Cropsey too first in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.22 seconds. The sophomore also placed first in the 400-meter dash with a time of 51.42 seconds, which was good enough for a new school record.
“We came out and I asked them to be olympic and we were,” Lyman coach Joel Milton said. “We posted some of our better times of the season.”
The Raider girls finished second, which was a pleasant surprise for Milton.
Senior Anna Flitner took the triple jump with a distance of 30 feet, 8.25 inches for the Raiders.
Qualifying Raider athletes will compete at the Class B state meet starting May 30.
Blackhawk boys finish third at Region 3B
ESTELLINE — The Sanborn Central/Woonsocket boys track and field team took third place as a team with 99 points at the Region 3B meet Thursday in Estelline.
Davion Brooks won the triple jump and the long jump, while placing second in the high jump for the Blackhawks.
“Davion has some possibilities for placing in the state track meet,” Blackhawk coach Tim McCain said.
The SC/W girls team placed 10th, while the Wessington Springs girls track team took ninth. The Spartan boys finished ninth as well.
Jase Kraft won the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter races for the Wessington Springs boys team.