NV takes seventh at Quinter Jr. High Meet

By: Jim Cole
| Published 04/29/2024

Northern Valley 8th grader Tait Thalheim pole vaulted 8’ 6” at the Quinter meet to place 4th.

On April 26 the Northern Valley Junior High track team traveled to Quinter to compete in the 43nd annual Quinter Jr High Track Meet with 15 other schools. The Huskies gave it all they had on a cool, wet, windy day in western Kansas. The NV junior high boys placed 7th as a team with 36 points against some tough competition. The Husky relay teams ran well, placing 3rd in the 4x100 and 2nd in the 4x200. Tait Thalheim had a PR in the triple jump, placing 2nd with a jump of 32’ 10”. Griffin McKinney ran well in the 200 hurdles placing 2nd with a time of 30.7

Northern Valley Boys Results – 7th Place

Triple Jump 2nd – Tait Thalheim – 32’ 10”

5th – Lucas Hansen – 29’ 10”

Pole Vault 4th – Tait Thalheim – 8’ 6”

200m Hurdles 2nd – Griffin McKinney – 30.7

400m Relay 3rd – Compton, Thalheim, Hansen, McKinney – 52.2

800m Relay 2nd – Compton, Thalheim, Hansen, McKinney – 1:52.9