Dillon sets school record as Tigers win district title


Senior Lucy Dillon races to a victory in the 400 meters Tuesday in the A-1 district track championship in Kearney. Dillon set a school record while winning the race in 56.70. Below: Carter Waters and Juan Gonzalez head to the finish line while placing 1-2 in the 3,200 meters. Second from bottom: Senior Elli won the 3,200 and 1,600 meters for the Tigers. Bottom: Senior Micah Moore wins the 100 meters. He also placed second in the 200. 

Lucy Dillon broke a 36-year-old school record to help the Fremont High School girls track team to the A-1 district track championship Tuesday at Kearney.

Dillon broke Linda Gdowski’s 1986 school record in winning the 400 meters in 56.70. The senior’s efforts helped the Tigers finish with 124 points while Omaha Westside was the runner-up with 115.

Kearney won the boys title with 138 points while the Tigers were second with 126. Millard West was third with 94.

Elli Dahl was a double-event winner for the girls. She captured first in the 3,200 meters in 11:32.20 and the 1,600 in 5:14.76.

Tania Gleason took top honors in 100 meters in 12.44 and second in the 200 (25.42). Teammate Sydney Glause was third (26.03).

Hailey Newill, a senior, won the pole vault by clearing 11-2. Mia Knigge was second in the shot put with a toss of 37-4 1/4.

Dillon and teammate Taylor McCabe finished 2-3 in the 800 in 2:22.88 and 2:24.72, respectively. The two joined Gleason and Glause on the second-place 1,600-meter relay team that finished in 4:01.89.

Glause and Gleason also ran legs on the second-place 400-meter relay team that finished in 49.40. They were joined by juniors Ella Cooper and Emmalee Sheppard.

Hadeley Dowty placed third in the discus with a throw of 111-4.

Senior Carter Waters and freshman Juan Gonzalez earned the top two spots in the boys 3,200 meters. Waters finished in 9:39.66 while Gonzalez was next in 9:39.74.

Micah Moore won the 100 in 10.87 and was runner-up in in the 200 in 21.76. Teammate Tyson Baker blazed to a win in the 400 in 49.48. Those two also ran legs on the victorious 4×4 relay. They were joined by Drew Sellon and Braden Taylor as the foursome ran a 3:22.96.

Sellon also notched an individual victory in the pole vault (14-6).

Nolan Miller (4:25.10), Waters (4:26.93) and Taylor (4:26.95) placed 1-3-4 in the 1,600. Taylor was the runner-up in the 800 (1:56.83) while Miller was third in 1:58.60 and Baker fourth in 2:00.11.

The Tigers’ 4×8 relay team of Paulo Murrieta Torres, Will Schulz, Caleb Sund and Miller placed second in 8:32.20.

Ashton Sagehorn earned third in the 300-meter hurdles in 41.70 and Tyler Suer was fourth in the shot put with a toss of 48-7 3/4.


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