The Crest Ridge girls 4x400m team of juniors Emily Wilhite, Cam Martin, Taylor Hurley and sophomore Kailyn Bybee are the 2019 All-Johnson County Girls Track and Field Athletes of the Year.
The quartet claimed the Class 1 state championship in the 1,600m relay with a time of 4:16.64 — the group’s best time of the season.
The group finished second at the Class 1 Sectional 3 meet and won District 13 event as well as the I-70 title in the event.
Knob Noster senior Daeja Carter earned an All-Johnson County special mention with her performance in the Class 3 state track meet.
She earned All-State status in all four of her events while breaking three school records in the 100m, 200m and the 4x200m.
The senior took third in the 100m with a time of 12.25 and second in the 200m in 24.95.
Carter anchored the 800m relay squad to a 1:45.47 and helped the Lady Panthers 4x100m team to a seventh place finish.
Warrensburg — Libby Brown, Gabby Hoke, Sammy Fatka, Cora Perry, Nina Thesen, Paige VanBlarcum, Brandi VanBlarcum, April Holland, Hannah Schirenbeck, Tabby Boldt, Olivia Burson.
Holden -Lilly Spring, Maggie Klover, Abigail Roach, Valorie Slack, Camille Gudde, Kinadie Jones,Lucee Keller and Emma Lohe.
Knob Noster — Carolyne Corbett, Kaitlyn Everts, Zoey Hodson, Olivia Frisbee and Allissa Barkalow.
Leeton — Kayla Crowder and Daphne Miles.