The Smoky Valley High track teams opened their 2018 season on Thursday in Bellville at the Republic

County Track Meet, finishing fourth in both the boys and girls competition.

The Viking boys ran up 92 points by landing six first-place finishes and taking second three in three

events. The gold medals came in the 4x400 Relay, 3200 Meters, 110 Hurdles, 300 Hurdles, Discus and

the 4x800 Relay. Timmy Lambert was the team leader by taking first in both the 110 and 300 Hurdles,

while also running the final leg of the 4-400 Relay winners.

For the Lady Vikings, Belle Peters had part in both the teams first-place finishes as she won the Long

Jump and ran first leg on the winning 4x400 Relay team. The Smoky Valley girls also took six second-

place finishes on their way to scoring 93.33 team points.

Beloit won both the boys and the girls meets.

Next up for the Smoky Valley track teams will be on Friday, April 6 when they run at Marion.

Viking Boys Individual Scoring Results:

4x400 Relay – 1. 3:39.67 (Couchman, Carson Windholz, Shannon, Timmy Lambert).

100 Meters – Tied-2. 11.97 Carson Windholz.

1600 Meters – 6. 6:00.03 Gabe Lundberg.

3200 Meters – 1. 11:02.64 Ryan Heline; 2. 11:11.98 Joshua Peterson; 4. 11:39.68 Stephen Peterson.

110 Meter Hurdles – 1. 15.94 Timmy Lambert.

300 Meter Hurdles – 1. 40.38 Timmy Lambert.

Pole Vault – 5. 8’6” Stephen Peterson.

Triple Jump – 6. 36’6” Carson Windholz.

Shot Put – 2. 40’0” Ethan Wampler.

Discus – 1. 129’ 1” Ethan Wampler; 6. 104’ 6” Nate Grosland.

4x800 Meter Relay – 1. 9:16.57 (Couchman, Stephen Peterson, Shannon, Ryan Heline).

Men’s Team Scoring – 1. Beloit 184; 2. Southeast of Saline 112; 3. Republic County 97; 4. Smoky Valley

92; 5. Minneapolis 42; 6. Concordia 30.

Lady Viking Individual Scoring Results:

100 Meters – 2. 13.51 Kerington Haxton.

200 Meters – 4. 29.15 Addie Heitschmidt.

400 Meters – 4. 1:09.96 Kajsa Peterson.

1600 Meters – 2. 5:11.21 Ellise Peterson; 4. 6:17.83 Gracie Lott.

3200 Meters – 2. 13:21.93 Gracie Lott.

4x400 Meter Relay – 1. 4:25.62 (Belle Peters, Kajsa Peterson, Kerington Haxton, Ellise Peterson).

High Jump – Tied-4. 4; 6” Addie Heitschmidt.

Pole Vault – 2. 11’ 6” Belle Peters.

Long Jump – 1. 15’ 11” Belle Peters.

Triple Jump – 3. 30’ 8 ½ “ Ellise Peterson.

Girls Team Scoring – 1. Beloit 140.33; 2. Concordia 124; 3. Minneapolis 105; 4. Smoky Valley 93.33; 5.

Republic County 58; 6. Southeast of Saline 33.33.