All-Area Track and Field

SOARING TO NEW HEIGHTS: Bishop Neumann junior David Lilly captains the Wahoo Newspaper All-Area Track and Field team after helping the Cavaliers to a fourth-place finish at the state meet in Omaha.  (Staff Photo by Jason Unger)

WAHOO – Bishop Neumann junior David Lilly captains the 2019 All-Area Track and Field team after an outstanding year on the track for Coach Tim Rezac and the Cavaliers.

Lilly competed in five different events and qualified for the state meet in four of them.

Lilly medaled in all four of the events in the span of five hours on Saturday; capturing a fifth-place medal in the 400-meter dash, a sixth-place medal in the long jump, a second-place medal in the 300-meter hurdles and capped the day by running the anchor leg on the Cavaliers 1600-meter relay team.

The Cavalier junior finished among the area leaders in five different events, including the 400 (1st, 50.08), 300-meter hurdles (1st, 39.68) and as a member of the top 1600-meter relay team in the area (3:26.36).

Lilly hand a hand in scoring 23 of the Cavaliers 44 points at the state meet, helping the Cavaliers finish in a tie for fourth.

2019 Wahoo Newspaper

All-Area First Team


Bryce Kitrell, Jr. (shot put, 100-meter dash, 200-meter dash)

Bishop Neumann

David Lilly, Jr. (400-meter dash, 300-meter hurdles, 1600-meter relay)

Max Hohn, Sr. (800-meter run, 3200-meter relay)

Eli Vedral, Sr. (110-meter hurdles, 1600-meter relay)

Cade Welsh, Sr. (400-meter relay)

Luke Fairbanks, Sr. (400-meter relay)

Jerry Hageman, Sr. (400-meter relay)

Jake Unger, Sr. (400-meter relay, 1600-meter relay)

Taylen Pospisil, Jr. (1600-meter relay, 3200-meter relay)

Thomas Haberman, Jr. (3200-meter relay)

Seth Fairbanks, So. (3200-meter relay)

Cedar Bluffs

Mason Thiesen, Sr. (high jump)

Raymond Central

Conner Kreikemeier, Fr. (triple jump)


Michael Robinson, Fr. (pole vault)

Austin Schneider, Sr. (long jump)

Luke Partridge, Jr. (discus)

Grant Crockett, Jr. (1600-meter run, 3200-meter run)

Wahoo Newspaper

All-Area Second Team


Cinch Beetison, So. (pole vault)

Justin Book, Jr. (1600-meter relay)

Sawyer Buller, Sr. (1600-meter relay)

Kody Wigle, So. (1600-meter relay, 3200-meter relay)

Jarrod Nafzinger, So. (1600-meter relay, 3200-meter relay)

Micah Judds, Jr. (3200-meter relay)

Nick Starns, So. (3200-meter relay)

Bishop Neumann

Spencer Wiese, So. (400-meter dash)

Kamdyn Swartz, Fr. (110-meter hurdles)


Cale Tweedy, Sr. (triple jump)

Raymond Central

Andrew Otto, So. (high jump)


Josh Graber, Fr. (3200-meter run)

Curtis Swahn, Fr. (400-meter relay)

Waylon Sherman, Fr. (400-meter relay)

Sheldon Johnson, Sr. (400-meter relay)

Luke Partridge, Jr. (400-meter relay)


Colby Tichota, Jr. (1600-meter run)

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