The stars shined in the 2021 Metro Track and Field Meet. Elkhorn South junior distance runner Gabe Hinrichs and senior jumper Reid Nelson helped the Storm win the boys team race with five total gold medals.
Millard West won the girls team championship with a score of 111.5. The Wildcats were led by Sadie Millard and Lindsay Adams. Millard won the 400 (59.52) and anchored the winning 400 relay and 3200 relays. Adams finished the day with three gold medals of her own. Winning the 100-meter hurdles (15.05) and 300-meter hurdles (46.35) while running the second leg of the 400 relay.
Hinrichs entered the day amongst the state leaders in the 800, 1600 and 3200. Tuesday he won Metro titles in all three events with times of 1:55.65 (800), personal records of 4:16.52 (1600) and 9:16.68 (3200). Nelson, a Nebraska signee, took home gold him the long jump (22-8 1/4) and high jump (6-9).
Omaha Burke junior Devon Jackson shined in the sprints winning the 100 with a time of 10.63 and 200 in 21.75 seconds.
Papillion-La Vista South finished second in the girls race with a team score of 101. The Titans were led by Alabama signee Kaylie Crews. Crews won the 800 (2:18.35), 1600 (5:12.98) and 3200 (11:13.28) races.
Omaha Westside sophomore Lademi Davies was another three event champion. She won the 100 with a time of 12.14, 200 in 24.85 and took the states lead in the long jump with a jump of 18-10 1/4.
Here’s another one from today’s Metro track meet. @TrackWestside sophomore Lademi Davies with her third gold of the day winning the 200 with a time of 24.85.
She also won the 100 (12.14) and long jump with a mark of 18’10.25. pic.twitter.com/0atCYaowE9
— Mike Sautter (@MikeSautter_) May 5, 2021
Omaha North’s Tristan Gray won the shot put with a state leading throw of 62-0. The first throw over 60-feet by an athlete this season. The South Dakota throwing signee’s throw is just a little more than two feet (64-09.50) behind the Class A all-time leading throw of Larry Station (Omaha Central, 82).
Omaha North’s Tristan Gray with a throw of 62 feet. pic.twitter.com/qQZfLkzzfi
— Mike Sautter (@MikeSautter_) May 4, 2021