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6-7-22 — Wins at State Track and Field

June 7, 2022 ~ Several Olathe Public Schools athletes brought home top honors at this year’s Kansas State Track and Field competition. The Olathe North Boys Track and Field Team, led by the Parrish brothers who medaled in five events, ranked first overall in the Boys 6A State Track and Field competition. The Olathe Northwest Girls Track and Field Team ranked first overall in the Girls 6A State Track and Field competition. Additionally, in the Class 6A Girls 100 M Dash, Olathe North’s Ka’Liyah McGinnis won first place, setting a new state record. Congratulations to the following Olathe athletes on their state title winning performances:

  • Ka’Liyah McGinnis, Olathe North High School, won 6A state track and field titles in the Girls 100 M Dash and the Girls 200 M Dash.
  • Kennedi Cline, Olathe West High School, won the 6A state track and field title in the Girls 400 M Dash.
  • Olivia Cooper, Olathe Northwest High School, won the 6A state track and field title in the Girls 100 M Hurdles.
  • Kaitlyn Otroszko, Olathe South High School, won the 6A state track and field title in Girls High Jump.
  • Adrienne Locke-Garcia, Olathe Northwest High School, earned the 6A state track and field title in Girls Shot Put.
  • Val Galligan, Olathe Northwest High School, won the 6A state track and field title in Girls Javelin Throw.
  • The Olathe West High School Girls 4x100 M Relay team won the 6A state track and field title. Team members included Nora Howard, Kennedi Cline, Parker Jackson and Abi Faimon.
  • The Olathe West High School Girls 4x800 M Relay team won the 6A state track and field title. Team members included Kate Miller, Bree Newport, Paige Baker and Charis Robinson.
  • Jacob Parrish, Olathe North High School, won 6A state track and field titles in the Boys 100 M Dash and Boys 200 M Dash.
  • Josh Parrish, Olathe North High School, won 6A state track and field titles in Boys 110 M Hurdles and Boys Long Jump.
  • Jason Parrish, Olathe North High School, won the 6A state track and field title in Boys 300 M Hurdles.
  • Paul Rowden, Olathe North High School, won the 6A state track and field title in Boys High Jump.
  • Andrew Kirby, Olathe East High School, won the 6A state track and field title in Boys Pole Vault.
  • Jordan Allen, Olathe South High School, won the 6A state track and field title in Boys Discus Throw.
  • The Olathe Northwest High School Boys 4x400 M Relay team earned the 6A state track and field title. Team members included Colin Gann, Jarrett Vorhies, Alex Ling and Bret Beard.
  • The Olathe Northwest High School Boys 4x800 M Relay team earned the 6A state track and field title. Team members included Jack Beard, Alex Ling, Jackson Kuhl and Bret Beard.
  • The Olathe Northwest High School Girls Track and Field team ranked first overall in the Girls 6A State Track and Field competition.
  • The Olathe North High School Boys Track and Field team ranked first overall in the Boys 6A State Track and Field competition.