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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
  • Wellington girls 4x400 Relay sets school record

  • With a time of 4:10.00, the Wellington girls 4x400m Relay team is now the fastest squad in school history in the event.
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  • Racing into the record books, with a time of 4:10.00, the Wellington girls 4x400m Relay team is now the fastest squad in school history in the event.
    The team of Megan Campbell, senior, Holly Wright, junior, Leah Nelson, sophomore, and Cabriel Roe, sophomore crossed the line just .32 ahead of Andale's team for first place. Andale, both boys and girls teams, would win the Goddard Invitational held on Monday, May 6. Wellington girls came in second. This WHS relay team is currently ranked third in 4A.
    A couple of members of Wellington 4x4 team achieved indivudal heights as well. Campbell clocked a 12.10 to take first in the 100m Dash, Head Coach, Tyler Ryan says this is the fastest fully automatic timed (FAT) 100m in Kansas, in all classes. She also won the 200m event with a time of 25.68, the second fastest FAT time in the state.
    Wright took first in the 100m Hurdles with a time of 16.3, she also took home a silver medal in the high jump. Nelson took third in the 400m Run.
    The girls team about had another school record-setting relay team in the 4x100m Relay. Campbell, and Wright paired with Micah Rogers, junior, and Cajen Shore, sophomore to run a 50.57, good for second place at Goddard, behind Andale's 49.91. The WHS record in this event is 50.38.
    The WHS boys struggled at Goddard, but competed hard. Justin Bruns, senior, took fifth in Pole Vault with a jump of 12'6''. The Crusaders finished last as a team on Monday.
    Next up is the Regional meet on May 17.
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