ATKINSON, Neb. — Niobrara-Verdigre competed in the Niobrara Valley Conference meet Saturday in Atkinson, Nebraska.

North Central won the girls competition with 138 points. Niobrara-Verdigre placed sixth with 49 points. In the boys competition, West Holt won with 119 points, beating out Elkhorn Valley by one point. Niobrara-Verdigre placed eighth with 38 points.

The lone event win of the day for Niobrara-Verdigre came from Andrea Sucha, who won the triple jump in a distance of 34-1.5. Sucha placed second in the prelims in the 100-meter hurdles, and third in the finals (17.88). She also placed fifth in the high jump at 4-10. In other girls competition, Josilyn Miller placed fifth in the 400-meter dash (1:05.35).

Niobrara-Verdigre’s 4x100-meter relay team placed third (54.24). Bree Breithaupt took fifth in the long jump with a distance of 14-8.75. Chaney Konopasek took fourth in the discus (96-2).

In the boys competition, Gunner Vargas placed third in the 300-meter hurdles (45.08) and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (18.37). Coltin Vargas earned fourth in the high jump at 5-10 and Trey Sucha fifth in the long jump at 19-6 and triple jump at 39-2. Gavin Chohon placed third in the shot put (40-8.5).

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