The Fremont High tennis team hosted the HAC Championships, yesterday, and the Tigers finished in eighth place. Lincoln East won the team title. The Tigers will now focus on the State Meet, which will be held, next week.
The Bergan boys golf team played in the Tekamah-Herman Invite, yesterday, at the Northridge Country Club. The Knights finished fourth with a 365. Bennington won the meet at 336. Ian Lundquist of Oakland-Craig was the meet medalist with a 75. Bergan was led by Spencer Hamilton, who placed ninth with an 86.
Track & Field
The Bergan Knights competed in the C-3 District Track Meet at Wisner-Pilger High School, yesterday. The Bergan boys finished second with 111 points. North Bend Central won the meet with 118.5. For the Knights, Grant Frickenstein was second in the high jump at 6-0. Shea Gossett won the triple jump at 41-5.25. Koa McIntyre was second in the 400 at 51.04. McIntyre was also second in the 100 at 11.28. Dre Vance was second in the 800 at 2:06.11. McIntyre won the 200 in 22.84. Vance was second in the 1600 at 4:57.82. The Knights 4×100 relay of Jake Ridder, Koa McIntyre, Chris Pinales and Ethan Villwok took second in 45.51.
In the girls meet, Bergan finished fifth with 60 points. North Bend Central won the meet with 113. For the Knights, Haley Kempf was second in the long jump at 16-8.50. Allie DeGroff was second in the shot put at 36-0. Kaia McIntyre won the 800 in 2:27.44. McIntyre was second in the 1600 at 5:56.76.
The Blair Bears competed in the B-1 District Track and Field Meet at Fort Calhoun, yesterday. In boys action, Blair finished fourth with 61 points. Bishop Neumann was first with 99. In girls action, Blair was third with 86 points. Bishop Neumann was first with 137. Grace Galbraith won the girls pole vault at 9-0.
In collegiate action, UNO sophomore Emily Johnson set a school record in the 10,000 meters on the second day of competition for the Mavericks at the Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday.
Johnson, running the event for the first time this season, clocked a time of 36:02.12. She bested the previous record, which had stood since 2014, by more than 13 seconds.
Omaha Storm Chasers first baseman Samir Duenez belted a two-run home run for his first Triple-A, shortstop Nicky Lopezreached base three more times and left fielder Jorge Bonifacio drove in two runs, however the Express steamed ahead thanks to three longballs in Round Rock’s 8-6 win over the Storm Chasers on Thursday evening at Werner Park.