On March 16th, the Wilcox-Hildreth track team attended UNK track meet. Caleb S finished first in the 2 mile with a time of 11:37.65 and Brandon G finished sixth 13:03.39. Sydnie V jumped 4′ 0″ in girls’ high jump and finished the 55m hurdles in 10.62 seconds. Trevor Y finished the 800 M Run in 2:24.09 and placed seventh. In boys triple jump Trevor Y jumped 34′ 1.25″ and Sidney G jumped 39′ 6.5″ places sixth. Bryce T placed eleventh in long jump with 17′ 8″. In girls’ pole vault Kathryn P placed 4th with a jump of 7′ 6″ and Skylar M placed 5th with a jump of 7′ 6″. In girls’ 55 M dash Skylar M finished in 8.64 seconds. Clayton N threw 31′ 10.5″ in boys shot put. Brandon G ran the boys’ one mile in 6:13.25 and Caleb S finished in 5:49.06. In girls’ shot put Carlie R threw 30″ 3′. Riley P ran the boys’ 55 M Dash in 7.84 seconds. The Wilcox-Hildreth Girls 4×400 Relay team finished 9th with the time of 4:58.02. Congrats to all the participants in the UNK track meet on Thursday! Good luck at your next meet in Wilcox on Saturday, March 25th.
This week the boys are playing sub-districts. We wish them good luck! The falcons beat Loomis Tuesday night with a score of 64-29. The boys will play tonight at 7:00 PM vs Wauneta-Palisade in Bartley. We wish the boys good luck!
On Friday, February 17, the Wilcox-Hildreth boys played the Amherst Broncos at home. This was the last home game of the season. The boys played hard but lost with a final score of 80-53. The following day the Falcons played Harvard, at Harvard. They played well and won with a final score of 48-41. The boys’ next game is Tuesday, February 21, at 6:00 P.M. They will play Axtell at the C.L. Jones Middle School. Good luck boys!
The Lady Falcons had their first subdistricts game on Monday, February 13th, in Minden against Silver Lake. The Falcons won the game 34-25. The Lady Falcons then continued in subdistricts playing against the Red Cloud Warriors on Tuesday, February 14th. Wilcox-Hildreth lost to Red Cloud 45-11. Congratulations to the players and coaches on their great season!
On Friday, February 10th, the wrestling team headed to Amherst for District Wrestling. This was their last meet of the year. The results are as follows:
Riley Ritner (did not place): Round 1 – Riley received a bye. Quarterfinal – Alex Schmidt won by a fall over Riley. Cons. Round 2 – Kyle Johnson won by a major decision over Riley.
Jason Bennetts (did not place): Round 1 – Jason received a bye. Quarterfinal – Dalton Shimmin won by a fall over Jason. Cons. Round 2 – Jason won by a fall over Cauy Bennett. Cons. Round 3 – Micah Noel won by a fall over Jason.
Great job Falcons! We are all very proud of your season and good luck next year!
On Tuesday, January 31st, the boys played Overton in Amherst for FKC Quarter Finals. The boys played strong and etched out a 56-50 win over the Eagles. The Falcons then traveled to the Viaero Event Center to play the undefeated S-E-M Mustangs in the semi-finals. The Falcons played very close first and second quarters, but ultimately lost with a score of 40-54. This dropped the boys down to the losers bracket where they faced off against the Elm Creek Buffalos. After starting off with a very rough first quarter, the Falcons fought back and played right with the Buffalos the second, third and fourth quarters. Despite their hard-work and perseverance, the came short and lost with a final score of 44-55, and sending them out of the bracket. The Falcons played Overton Tuesday.
On Tuesday, February 7th, the boys and girls played Overton at home. Since this is the girls’ last home game, it was also Parent’s Night. Both the boys and girls JV played prior to the Varsity and won. The results of the games are as follows:
Girl’s Varsity (L): 48-26
Boy’s Varsity (L): 65-63
On Saturday, January 28th, the girls Varsity basketball team went to Pleasanton to play in the bunny bracket for the Fort Kearny Conference. Wilcox-Hildreth was the 9th seed and they played Amherst who was the 8th seed. The girls played a close game but lost with a final score of 43-32. Their next game is on Tuesday, February 7th at home. They will play Overton and it will be parents night. Good luck against Overton!