Gordon-Rushville wrapped up the Nebraska Class C state track meet on Saturday without a top eight finish, and a couple of near misses.
The Mustang boys 4x400m relay team of McCaffrey Ballard, Jace Freeseman, Paul Lynch, and Elijah Jackson placed 11th. Eighth place was just 2.8 seconds ahead of their time of 3:32.08.
McKinley Grover was just five feet away from a medal in the girls discus with a toss of of 114”. She placed 11th. Abby Stallbaumer of South Loup went 119’ 1” for 8th place.
Elijah Jackson was 7” away from the medal stand in the triple jump, taking 16th. Jackson’s leap of 40’ 11.25” was behind the 8th place jump of Mason Combs of Wilbur-Clatonia who went 41’ 6”.
Haley Johnson was 16th in the 800m with a 2:31.55 and Tyrah American Horse was 23rd in the mile with a 6:08.38.