Cheney sweeps girls and boys CPL track titles

The Cheney Cardinals earned a sweep Friday in the Central Plains League track championships held at Chaparral high school, winning titles for both the girls and boys teams.

The girls finished with 180.5 points, defeating second place Garden Plain handily as the Owls finished with 125 points.

Then on the boys side Cheney finished with 179 points, 39 ahead of the second place Owls as the only two teams to clear 100 points on the day.

Cheney was lead by a big day from senior Layne Needham, with Needham taking three first place finishes; she won the 200 and 400 meter dashes, and also took first in the 100 meter high hurdles.

Maddy Amsink matched Needham with three wins for Cheney as well, sweeping the jumping events with wins in the high, triple and long jump.

For the boys, the big performance of the day belonged to Cheney's Trey Patterson. The Nebraska commit broke a league record in the javelin with a throw of 206-11, a season best and the second best mark in Kansas this year.

Then Riley Petz matched the ladies with three golds of his own. Petz took first in the 100 meter dash, and both the 110 and 300 meter hurdle races to help push Cheney to the first place finish.

To view complete meet results, CLICK HERE.