Garden City, KS-The Garden City Community College Women finished 9th in the 2016 Region VI Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Busters finished with 30 points. Barton County won the Region VI Title with 189 points and Coffeyville finished 2nd with 165. Butler Community took 3rd place honors with110.
On the Men's side the Buster men finished 9th overall with 43 Points led by James Haley's 1st place finish in the Long Jump. Haley popped a 24'1-3/4". Butler Community won the Men's Title scoring 181 points and Barton County finished 2nd with 149 points. Coffeyville finished 3rd with a score of 97.
The Women finished 6th in the Jayhawk West and Barton County took 1st place. The men finished 5th in the west with a score of 59 points and Butler Community won the Jayhawk West with 225 points.
On the women's side Laquisha Coleman jumped 18'1-1/2 inches placing 4th. Dunisha Ruffin also placed 4th in the triple jump with a hop of 37'1-3/4. Kyaunna Libby placed 6th in the 800 meters with a time of 2:30.
The women's 4x4 also placed 5th with a time of 4:08.70.
On the Men's side James Liburd won the silver in the 400 Meter Dash clocking a 47.76. The men's 4x800 placed 4th with a time 8:08.09 while the men's 4x100 meter relay brought home the bronze medal with a time of 41:41. The Men's 4x400 meter relay won the silver medal with a time of 3:17.56.
The women's high point champion was Ayesha Champagne of Barton County and the field athlete of the year was Juliette Smith of Coffeyville. Track athlete of the meet went to Courtney Griffiths of Cowley County.
High point men went to Eli Thompson of Butler Community and field athlete went to Mace Metcalf of Cowley County. Male Track athlete went to Nolan Hesse of Butler County.
Craig Perry of Coffeyville was name Region VI Women's Coach of the Year and Vince DeGrado of Allen County was named Region VI Men's Coach of the Year. Complete results posted below: