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Centura Athletes Compete at District Track Meet

After a little wait, here are the Centura medalists from the District C-7 track meet.  Both the Boy’s and Girl’s teams placed 8th as teams and there are four athletes headed to the state track meet.

Boy’s Medalists
Pole Vault -Willy Packer 1st place 13-6 (State Qualifier)
Eli Wooden 2nd/3rd place tie 12-4  (missed state by 1 miss at 12′)
Long Jump -Eli Wooden 6th place 19-01.75
Shot -Austin Simmons 4th place 44-07
3200m Relay -Ruhl, Arndt, Sokol, Perez 6th place 9:23.59
100m -Dylan Hruby 4th 11.84
400m -Nate Ruhl 6th 55.18
400m Relay -Simmons, Hruby, Bentley, E.Wooden 4th 46.09
1600m Relay -E.Wooden, Ruhl, Packer, Perez 5th 3:42.64

Girl’s Medalists
High Jump -Emily Krolikowski 6th 4-08
Pole Vault -Brooklyn Hostetler 2nd 10-00 (State Qualifier)
Rylee Kosmicki 6th 9-00
Long Jump -Sam Simdorn 6th 15-05
3200m Relay -Garcia, Perez, Nitsch, States 6th 11:05.36
100m Hurdles -Sam Simdorn 5th 16.97
300m Hurdles -Sam Simdorn 3rd 49.33 (State Qualifier)
1600m Run -Caitlin States 3rd 5:45.41 (State Qualifier)
400m Relay -Hostetler, Korinek, Simdorn, States 5th 53.35

Congratulation on the 2018 season!

Centura Athletes Compete in LouPlatte Conference Track Meet

Coach Geoff Cyboron reported that the Centurion track team had a challenging day as we faced the Lou-Platte Conference. The team saw a few personal bests and one new school record. The Centurions were able to get most of the field events finished before taking a 30-minute rain and hail delay. The farmers need the moisture,  so that was okay. Both boys and girls teams placed 4th by a very narrow margin. Coach reported, “I am very proud of every effort today.”

Here are your Conference Medaltists:

Girls Team:
Triple Jump- Elayna Holcomb 3rd place 31′-2.75″
High Jump- Emily Krolikowski Tie for 3rd place 4′-8″
Pole Vault- Brooklyn Hostetler 1st place 9’06”
Rylee Kosmicki 4th place 8′-06″
Long Jump- Sam Simdorn 2nd place 15′-01.75″
Rylee Kosmicki 6th place 14′-05.00″
4x800m Relay- (Garcia, Perez, Nitsch, States) 6th place  10:49.13
100m Hurdles- Sam Simdorn 5th place 16.93
100m- Brooklyn Hostetler 6th place 13.96
300m Hurdles- Sam Simdorn 3rd place 50.63
1600m- Caitlin States 2nd place 5:47.69
Sydney Perez 5th place 5:57.48
4x100m Relay- (Hostetler, Korinek, Simdorn, States) 3rd place 54.30
4x400m Relay- (Perez, Holcomb, Korinek, States) 6th place 4:49.33
Boys Team:
Discus- Austin Simmons 6th place 116′-08″
Pole Vault- Noah Wooden 1st place 14′-1″     (new school record)
Noah Bruggeman 2nd place 14′
Willy Packer 3rd place 13′-06″
Long Jump- Noah Wooden 1st place 21′-00.75″
Shot Put- Austin Simmons 5th place 44′-04.00″
4X800M Relay- (Ruhl, Arndt, Sokol, Perez) 4th place 9:24.13
200m- Dylan Hruby 6th place 24.35
4x100m Relay- (Simmons, Hruby, Bentley, Wooden) 2nd place 46.13
4x400m Relay- (Ruhl, Wooden, Perez, Packer) 3rd place 3:47.63

Centura Track Athletes Compete in CNTI at GINW

On Monday, April 23, Centura track coaches took 17 student athletes to the CNTC meet hosted by GINW. This meet is the best of the best in the area. The weather was beautiful and Coach Cyboron reported, “the athelete’s marks are getting better as they enter the most competitive part of the season.”

The following are the results of Centura’s athletes:

In the girls 1600m run, Caitlin State improved her time to 5:44.02 earning her 7th place.

In the girls 4x800m relay, (Garcia, Nitsch, Perez, States) the team improved their time by over 20 seconds 10:48.49 earning them 9th place.

In the girls pole vault, Brooklyn Hostetler jumped 10-4 tying her personal best and earning 4th place and Rylee Kosmicki jumped 9-10 inches tying her personal best as well earning 7th place.

In the girls triple jump Sam Simdorn jumped 14-2.5 placing 8th.

In the boys 4x100m relay, (Simmons, Hruby, E. Wooden, Caspersen) the team improved their time to 45.19 earning them a very close 5th place finish.

In the boys 4x800m relay, (Ruhl, Arndt, Dowse, Perez) the team improve their time to 9:00.45 earning them the 10th place finish.

In the boys pole vault, Willy Packer improved this year’s personal best to 13-7 earning him the 2nd place medal.
Noah Bruggeman jumped 13-7 earning him the 3rd place medal on misses.

In the boys 400m dash, Dawson Caspersen ran 55.46 placing 7th.

The next track invitational is hosted at Centura on Thursday,  April 16th.  Come cheer us on.

Centura Track Athletes Qualify to Compete in the Central Nebraska Track and Field Championship Meet

The following Centura athletes are invited to the Grand Island Independent Central Nebraska Track and Field Championship Meet on Monday, April 23rd.


Long Jump:  Sam Simdorn 16-8 3/4; Pole Vault:  Brooklyn Hostetler, 10-4, Rylee Kosmicki 9-10;  1600 M Run: Caitlin States, 5:49.36; 3200 M Relay:  Centura 11:10.24


Pole Vault:  Noah Bruggeman, 14-0, Willy Packer, 13-0; 400 M Dash: Dawson Caspersen, 53.00; 400 M. Relay:  Centura 45.62; 3200 M. Relay:  Centura 9:09.87

Congratulations and good luck to the athletes and coaches in their representation of Centura.


Centura Track Athletes Compete Well at Gibbon Invite

Coach Cyboron states that “Today was a really good day to compete at the Gibbon track meet.  The kids really responded well and earned some good marks today. The boy’s team earned third place by two points and the girl’s team was Runner Up. Congratulations!!!”

 Girls Team Medalists:
100m – 4th place Brooklyn Hostetler 14.09
400m – 4th place Caitlyn States 1:04.77
1600m – 2nd place Caitlyn States  5:49.36       4th place Sydney Perez   5:59.02
100mHurdles – 1st place Sam Simdorn    17.49
300mHurdles – 3rd place Sam Simdorn   51.11
4x100m – 2nd place Hostetler, Korinek, Simdorn, States   54.96
4x400m- 3rd place Holcomb, Korinek, Perez, States     4:38.66
4x800m- 4th place Garcia, Keilig, Nitsch, Perez       11:34.07
High Jump – 3rd place Emily Krolikowski     4-10″
Pole Vault – 1st place Brooklyn Hostetler    9-6″     2nd place Rylee Kosmicki    9-6″
Long Jump – 2nd place Sam Simdorn 15-3″        4th place Rylee Kosmicki 14-7.5″
Shot Put – 5th place Claire Caspersen   34-1.25″

Boys Team Medalists:
400m – 2nd place Dawson Caspersen 53.00       6th place Eli Wooden 55.40
800m – 6th place Juan Perez 2:16.06
1600m – 6th place Payton Dowse 5:10.12
300m Hurdles – 4th place Willy Packer 45.26
4x100m – 2nd place Simmons, Hruby, E. Wooden, Caspersen 45.62
4x400m – 6th place Ruhl, Perez, Sokol, Packer 4:01.67
4x800m – 4th place Arndt, Ruhl, Perez, Dowse 9:09.87
Pole Vault – 1st place Eli Wooden 12′    2nd place Willy Packer 12′
Long Jump – 2nd place Dawson Caspersen 19-05.25″
Triple Jump – 1st place Willy Packer 39-10.00″
Shot Put – 1st place Austin Simmons 47-04.25″
Discus – 4th place Ben Oman 124-06.5″

Congratulations on the athletes improving on their marks!!! Sunda  y check to see who has qualified for the CNTC on Monday at Grand Island Northwest High School. Field events begin at 3:00pm. Also, on Tuesday the 9/10th grade team goes to Broken Bow and Thursday Centura hosts the Centura High Track Invitational.  It will be a busy week lots of great track to come out and support.

Centura Tracksters Compete Well at Wood River Track Meet

The Wood River Invitational was rescheduled for Monday and it was a beautiful day to compete. The team  had some really good performances as the Centura boy’s claimed the runner-up plaque and the girl’s team earned 3rd place. The following are the Medalists:

100m- 4th place Brooklyn Hostetler 13.92
800m- 6th place Sami Garcia 2:44.37                                                                                                        1600m- 1st place Caitlin States 5:58.75  3rd place Sydney Perez 5:59.64
3200m- 6th Abby Hadenfeldt 14:09.91
100mHurdles- 3rd Sam Simdorn 17.11
300mHurdles- 4th Sam Simdorn 51.17
4x100mRelay- 2nd (Hostetler, Korinek, Simdorn, States)   55.39
4x400mRelay- 4th (Holcomb, Korinek, Garcia, Perez)  4:44.57
4x800mRelay- 2nd (Garcia, Keilig, Nitsch, Perez)   11:51.32
High Jump- 2nd Emily Krolikowski 4-08″
Pole Vault- 2nd Brooklyn Hostetler 8-6″
Long Jump- 1st Sam Simdorn 15-01.5″    4th Rylee Kosmicki 14-04.00″
Triple Jump- 6th Elayna Holcomb 29-08.5″
Shot Put- 5th Claire Caspersen 35-04.00″
Discus- Emily Krolikowski 93-05″

100m- 5th Dylan Hruby 12.01     6th Noah Wooden 12.04
200m- 4th Dylan Hruby 25.29
400m- 4th Nate Ruhl 56.85
3200m- 6th Jeremiah Arndt 11:17.59
300mHurdles-4th Willy Packer 44.88
4x400mRelay- 3rd (E. Wooden, Ruhl, Perez, Packer)   3:52.47
4x800mRelay- 5th (Arndt, Perez, Ruhl, Selden)    9:18.56
High Jump- 6th Ben Oman 5-04″
Pole Vault- 1st Noah Wooden 14′   2nd Noah Bruggeman 13-06″  3rd Willy Packer 13′
Long Jump- 1st Noah Wooden 21-01″     2nd Dawson Caspersen 19-07″
Triple Jump- 2nd Willy Packer 38-10.5″   4th Dawson Caspersen 38-5.25″
Shot Put- 2nd Austin Simmons 43-09″
Discus- 3rd Austin Simmons 131-05″    4th Barrett Selden 123-08″  6th Ben Oman 120-00″

The team’s next competition will be this Thursday at the Gibbon Invitational. Field events begin at 1:00 so come cheer us on.

Centura Track Teams Compete Well at Ravenna Invite

Trackster Fans, here are Centura’s results from this week’s meet at Ravenna where the team realized fair conditions and some really good marks!
The Boys team was second to Axtell and the Girls team placed 3rd to Doniphan-Trumbull and Wood River.
The following are Medalists:
Girl’s Team 109 total points
High Jump– Emily Krolikowski 1st 4-10″    Claire Caspersen 5th 4-04″
Pole Vault- Brooklyn Hostetler 1st 10-4″(meet record)   Rylee Kosmicki 2nd 9-10″
Long Jump– Sam Simdorn 2nd 15-3″
Triple Jump- Rachel Baustert 4th 30-6.5″    Elayna Holcomb 6th 30-1.5″
Shot Put– Claire Caspersen 5th 31-05″
400m– Caitlyn States 3rd 1:05.51
800m– Sydney Perez 3rd 2:43.04    Sami Garcia 5th 2:49.30   Elly Keilig 6th 3:01.53
1600m– Sydney Perez 3rd 6:09.04
100MH– Sam Simdorn 1st 17.18,  Jadyn Gentleman 5th 19.01  Angelena Richardsen 6th 19.18
300MH– Sam Simdorn 1st 50.32  Jadyn Gentleman 5th 56.87
1600m Relay– 3rd 4:32.31 Simdorn, Holcomb, Korinek, States
3200m Relay– 3rd 11:10.00 Garcia, Nitsch, Perez, States
Boy’s Team 145 points
High Jump- Eli Wooden 6th 5-04″
Pole Vault– Noah Wooden 1st 14′    Noah Bruggeman 2nd 13-06″    Willy Packer 3rd 13′
Long Jump- Noah Wooden 1st 20-2.5″     Dawson Caspersen 3rd 19-07.5″    Tyler Gates 5th 17-11″
Triple Jump– Willy Packer 2nd 39-4.5″  Kile Bentley 6th 34-11.75″
Shot Put– Austin Simmons 2nd 40-1″   Barrett Selden 3rd 39.09″
Discus– Barrett Selden 1st 123-01″  Ben Oman 2nd 120-01″   Austin Simmons 4th 115-11″
200m– Dawson Caspersen 6th 23.11
400m– Dawson Caspersen 2nd 53.16  Nate Ruhl 4th 55.87
1600m– Jeremiah Arndt 5th 5:22.2
3200m– Jeremiah Arndt 4th 11:22.34
400m Relay– 2nd 45.90 Simmons, Bruggeman, N. Wooden, Caspersen
1600m Relay– 2nd 3:47.28 E. Wooden, Ruhl, Perez, Packer
3200m Relay– 3rd 9:26.34 Ruhl, C. Selden, Perez, Anrdt
Head track coach Geoff Cyboron reported, “It was a great day to compete. We saw a lot of improvement today. Our next competition will be Monday at the Wood River Invitational.”

Centura Track Competes at UNK Indoor Meet

On St. Patrick’s Day the Centura track teams competed in the first meet of the season. The kids competed hard against tough competition at the UNK indoor invitational.

The girl’s team placed 8th and the boy’s team finished in 3rd place.

The following are the scoring medalists for the girls:  Caitlin States 6th in the 400m with a time of 1:07.95, Abby Hadenfeldt 4th in the 3200m with a time of 15:26.39, 4x400m placed 5th (Korinek, Holcomb, States, Simdorn) with a time of 4:42.80, 4x800m placed 6th (Perez, Nitsch, Garcia, States) with a time of 12:00.84, Claire Caspersen 6th in the High Jump 4’4” and 4th in the Shot put 32’10”, Rylee Kosmicki 2nd in the Pole vault 9’. Congratulations!!!

The following are the scoring medalists for the boys:  Jeremiah Arndt 3rd in the 3200m with a time of 11:41.08, 4x400m places 4th (Perez, Bruggeman, Hruby, Wooden) with a time of 3:57.59, 4x800m placed 5th (Arndt, Perez, Seldon, Dowse) with a time of 9:27.48, Noah Wooden 6th place in the High Jump 5’8” and 2nd in the Pole vault 13’6”, Noah Bruggeman 1st in the Pole vault 14’, Willy Packer 4th in the Pole vault 13’ and 6th in the Triple Jump 36’02.5”, Austin Simmons 3rd in Shot put 44”2.5”, Barrett Selden 2nd in Discus 123’04”, Ben Oman 6th in Discus 118’07”. Great Day Boys!!!

Come watch and support the team at St. Paul on March 29th.

Centura Girls Track Team Prepares for Season

Head track coach Geoff Cyboron reports that on the girls track team, there are  two returning state experienced qualifiers.

Juniors, Brooklyn Hostetler and Samantha Simdorn bring back some perspective of competing with the best. Brooklyn has qualified the past two seasons in the pole vault and is improving her technique. Brooklyn is also in many other running events. Samantha competed at state in the 300 hurdles and is also one that can earn points in multiple events. Coach Cyboron is working hard so the team will fill every event this season making them a very competitive team.

Seniors: Rachel Baustert, Sydney Grudzinski, Abby Hadenfeldt, Brynn Korinek, Emily Krolikowski, Diana Ramirez

Juniors:  Macy Baldwin, Callie Gorecki, Brooklyn Hoestetler, Rylee Kosmicki, Molly Nitsch, Emma Myers, Grace McDonald, Sam Simdorn, Sam Sokol

Sophomores:  Amber Baldwin, Jayden Gentleman, Elayna Holcomb, Gabriela Neice, McCall Selden, Caitlin States, Angelina Richardson

Freshmen: Hailey Andersen, Natalie Burdett, Claire Caspersen, Sami Garcia, Elly Keilig, Cortney Mullins, Sydney Perez,

Centura Boys Track Team Prepares for the Season

Head Track Coach Geoff Cyboron reports that on the boys side of track season they are looking forward to having some state experience returning to the track.
Willy Packer is a senior and returning two time state medalist in the pole vault and is looking to make a shot for the top. Following Willy will be two very talented state qualifying pole vaulters, senior Noah Bruggeman and junior Noah Wooden. Last season, each of them were individual champions in different meets. These three will make an impact and I expect them to be consistent point scorers in other events as well. Dawson Caspersen is a returning state qualifier in the triple jump and 4×100 relay. We have a fairly big group of throwers this year and are excited to see senior Barrett Selden and junior Austin Simmons lead the group. Coach Cyboron is excited to see what our boys can do on the track. Our team currently has 26 eager to compete athletes.

Seniors:  Noah Bruggeman, Dawson Caspersen, Payton Dowse, Willy Pakcer, Barrett Selden, Tyler Spotanski

Juniors:  Tyler Gates, Dylan Hruby, Ben Oman, Nate Ruhl, Austin Simmons, Noah Wooden

Sophomores:  Michael Anderson, Kile Bentley, Judson Bonsack, Nick Kortz, Mekhi Melgoza, Juan Perez, Tate Trumler, Charlie Selden

Freshmen: Jeremiah Arndt, Austyn Blath, Camdyn Lindell, Leo Soto, Eli Wooden, Jack Sokol