CSC Men 4th, Women 9th After 2 Days Of The RMAC Outdoor Track Championships


Photo – Kaleb Center

Kaleb Center CSC Sports Information Director

The Chadron State College men’s team added 19 more points to its total in field events on Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Pueblo.

The Eagles stood in fourth place at the end of the day, with eight events gone final.
The women’s team added four points to stand in ninth, through six events completed.
The majority of the men’s points came in the high jump. Joe Dumsa placed fourth, Alec Penfield was sixth, and Hector Ortega was seventh, combining for 10 points in their event.

Dumsa last crossed the bar at 1.98 meters, but he won a tiebreaker with a Colorado Mesa athlete and Penfield for the higher place finish. For Penfield the mark was his best of the outdoor season. Ortega recorded a jump of 1.93 meters.
Seven points came from the men’s decathlon which concluded Saturday. Harley Rhoades put up a personal best 5,951 points for fifth place, winning the 800 meter segment and placing third in the pole vault. Pete Brown was runner-up in the vault and placed seventh in the final tally with 5,548 points, also a career best.

Finally, newcomer Kaden Dower followed suit and scored a personal best 5,511 points after taking third in the discus portion.
Shane Collins added the final two points for CSC when he placed seventh in the men’s discus throw with a mark of 47.77 meters.
Hannah Christie added to the women’s point total when the heptathlon reached a conclusion on Saturday. Her 4,029 points were good for fifth place and the associated four points.
Most of the action on the track Saturday consisted of preliminary rounds.
For the guys, Creighton Trembly qualified fifth in the 110 meter hurdles. Also Quincy Efeturi chalked up his second finals appearance by placin sixth in the 200 meters. Finally Logan Moravec had the seventh-fastest time in the 800 meters.
Carlie Collier was the only CSC woman to make it through to the final nine in an event on Saturday. She was the sixth-fastest in the 200 meters.
The meet wraps up on Sunday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eight field events and 20 on the track are slated to run through about 2:30 p.m.