2023 Girls Track Tracker - Week Four

Girls Track Tracker
Girls Track Tracker(CIK)
Published: Apr. 26, 2023 at 11:18 AM CDT
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So far, 185 high school track meets have been pored through for the 2023 track and field tracker. No week has been as good, across the board, as week four. Many class and event leaders either gained on their lead or were replaced. Many school records fell.

Andale senior Mackenzie Fairchild leads Class 4A in the discus, and her javelin throw of 155-9...
Andale senior Mackenzie Fairchild leads Class 4A in the discus, and her javelin throw of 155-9 leads all classes by 15 feet this spring.((photo by Mike Courson))

Stanton County senior Chesney Peterson competes in enough races to do some special virtually every week. She made her season-debut in the 3200m run Friday in Holcomb, climbing to No. 6 all-time in 10:27.99. Meade’s Madison Sutterfield, a convert from Class 1A last year, previously held the 2A lead this spring in 11:43.33. Wabaunsee sophomore Payton Wurtz, who picked up silvers in four individual events at state behind Peterson last year, sits third in 11:51.60. Peterson now has top-10 all-time Kansas times in the 800, 1600, and 3200m runs.

Hutchinson’s AnnaLisa Cullens continues to dominate in her new classification. She ran a 14.05 in the 100m hurdles Friday in Buhler to move to No. 7 on the state’s all-time list. Cullens also leads the state in the 300m hurdles by more than half a second in 45.15.

Teams are inching closer to the sub-four minute 4x400m relay. Blue Valley North (6A) sits less than a second away. Reigning 5A champion led that class at 4:09.46 heading into Friday but St. James Academy took the lead in 4:02.68, the third-fastest time in the state this spring. The Barrier Breakers meet in Lawrence helped reset times in the distance events across most of the classes.

Email missing results or corrections to mikecourson13@att.net.