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Central’s Kevin Kurth Wins State Long Jump Title

Kevin Kurth campus portrait

Central High senior, Kevin Kurth, won this year’s State Long Jump title with a jump of 23 feet and 3.5 inches! It was an amazing way for Kevin to end a successful high school career before enrolling in the United States Military Academy at West Point in the fall.

In addition to Kevin’s state title, the following student-athletes placed in the top ten of their event at the State Track and Field Meet:

  • Boy’s Long Jump: Isaiah Gibbs, North, tenth place
  • Girl’s Discus: Lea Grady, Central, fifth place
  • Girl’s Shot Put: Lea Grady, Central, seventh place
  • Boys 4×200 Meter Relay: Team of Akendre Abbey, Collin Glazek, Zeke Hayslett, and Isaiah Gibbs, North, fifth place
  • Boys 100 Meter: Kevin Kurth, Central, fifth place
  • Boys 200 Meter: Collin Glazek, North, second place; Zeke Hayslett, North, sixth place
  • Boys 4×100 Meter Relay: Team of Akendre Abbey, Collin Glazek, Zeke Hayslett, and Isaiah Gibbs, North, third place

Go here to see complete results from the State Track meet.