Loseke reaches 100 finals; Gonzalez, Carrasco complete 3200
OMAHA - Clarkson/Leigh sophomore Emily Loseke will pick up a medal on Saturday at the Nebraska state track meet thanks to the fourth-fastest preliminary run in the 100-meter dash.
Loseke came in at 12.70 seconds and earned herself a spot with seven other competitors in Saturday’s 12:30 p.m. final at Burke Stadium.
The Patriots nearly had two finalists but Kaegan Held came up just short of running in Saturday’s 100 hurdles final when she was ninth in a time of 16.51. That mark was just .13 away from the final top-eight qualifier.
Other Clarkson/Leigh results included Sara McEvoy taking 22nd in the discus on a toss of 108 feet even, Loseke finishing 12th in the 200 at 27 flat and Halee Steffensmeier running to 23rd in the 400 in 1:04.54.
Schuyler seniors Cristobal Gonzalez and Miguel Carrasco were also in action, running side-by-side in the 3200.
Both hung around the back for the first two laps before working their way up through the field.
Gonzalez was the highest finisher among the two in 14th with a time of 10:31.4. Carrasco took 21st in 11:10.48.
Field events resume Saturday morning at 8:30 followed by running events at 9.
Nate Tenopir is the sports editor of the Schuyler Sun. Reach him via email at SCHsports@lee.net.