The Vikings girls finished fourth with 55 points, while the boys finished seventh with 41 points.

HILLSBORO — The Smoky Valley track and field team competed Thursday in the Central Kansas League meet at Joel Wiens Stadium on the campus of Tabor College in Hillsboro. The Vikings girls finished fourth with 55 points, while the boys finished seventh with 41 points. Pratt was the big winner, taking both the girls and boys titles with 123 and 112 points respectively.

Meredith Galloway was the only gold medalist for Smoky Valley as she took first place in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.74 and in the 300 hurdles at 47.66; she also took third in the 200 with a time of 29.00.

Other top six finishers on the girls side for the Vikings included Cailey Cornett who was fifth in the high jump at 4-02.00, Kate Deterding with a third place finish in the triple jump at 32-01.00 and 300 hurdles at 49.80. Gracie Lott ran a 12:56.73 in the 3200 to finish in third place, while Hailey Priddy finished third in the 1600 at 5:50.15. The Vikes team of Galloway, Priddy, Lott and Deterding took fourth place in the 4x400 finishing at 4:24.86.

On the boys' side several Vikings thinclads got third place finishes including Andrews Peters in the pole vault at 12-06.00, Logan Windholz in the 1600 at 4:34.29, Timmy Lambert in the 300 with a time of 40:87 and Joshua Peterson in the 3200 in at 10:26.62. Windholz also finished fifth in the long jump going 19-10.25 and sixth in the 800 with a 2:07.62. Peterson picked up a fifth place finish in the 1600 at 4:41.74.

Other top six finishers for the Smoky Valley boys included Ethan Wampler who finished fourth in the discus throwing 123-05 and sixth in the shot put at 40-07.50. Beck Elliot ran a 16.82 in the 110 hurdles to finish sixth and Carter Couchman finished fifth in the 400 at 53.39.

The boys had a couple of fifth place finishes in the relays as the team of Peters, Windholz, Trey Kennedy and Lambert ran a 46.13 in the 4x100 and Lambert, Windholz, Peters and Couchman went 3:32.87 in the 4x400.

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