Senior Mikaela Shaw put an exclamation point to her high school career May 9 by earning three gold medals thus advancing to the 2013 Nebraska State High School track and field championship this weekend at Burke Stadium in Omaha.
The Sandy Creek boys track team picked a perfect day to show up and claim team gold this year as the Cougars, powered by a big showing both on the track and in field events would outscore second place Doniphan-Trumbull by 15 points to win the C-9 District track team title, outscoring the Cardinals 118-103.
Senior Brady Shipley fell just two strokes shy of being the individual medalist during the Sutton Invitational, played Tuesday, April 30 at the Fox Hollow Golf Course in Sutton.
Friday’s delayed version of the Sutton Invitational would bode well for Sandy Creek senior Mikaela Shaw as the Lady Cougar leader brought home one gold medal and a pair of silver medals to help Sandy Creek accumulate 32 points and a fifth place finish.
Two relay team titles, a top three sweep in the discus and a pair of gold medal performances in the long jump and pole vault would help guide the Sandy Creek boys track team to a team runner up finish, trailing only the Milford Eagles during action at the Sutton Invitational, held Friday afternoon.
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