2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships

I photographed my third straight Nebraska State Track & Field Championships with sports reporter Marc Zavala in Omaha, Neb. Here are my top 20 favorite images.

Alixzandra Bloom clenches her fists in the air after winning the Class D girls 100-meter dash during the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Madison Muma of Lincoln East, left, and Carson Fischer of Lincoln Southwest fall down simultaneously at the conclusion of the Class A girls 800-meter run at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium. Muma won the race.

Josh Bauer of Ravenna clears 6’9” tying a state record in the high jump during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Creighton Prep students celebrate with senior Daniel Mattern after winning the Class A 3,200-meter relay during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Giltner’s Sydney Janzen receives the baton from Alexa Preissler during the Class D 400-meter relay at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Hannah Preissler of Giltner clears the bar while competing in the Class D girls pole vault during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Nicolas Lewis of Hastings hands off the baton to Matthew Welton during the Class B boys 3,200-meter relay at the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships.

Seth Simonson of Hastings celebrates winning the Class B boys 3,200-meter relay at the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Mayra Almayra takes the lead in his third long jump at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Ord’s Kloe Severance runs the first leg of the Class C girls 3,200-meter relay during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

An athlete from Omaha Skutt wears a beach hat while warming upon the Omaha Burke Stadium track.

Ryan Eastman of Creighton Prep wins the Class A boys 1,600-meter run during the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

An athlete uses a hurdle to brace herself to warm up while wearing a poncho as it starts to rain at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Taylor Quiring of Heartland competes in the Class C girls triple jump during the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Reagan Janzen of Giltner smiles as she runs the anchor leg of the Class D girls 1,600-meter relay at the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Hannah Preissler of Giltner looks at the placement of her hand while competing in Class D girls pole vault during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Hannah Preissler of Giltner clears the bar while competing in the Class D girls pole vault during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Heartland’s Taylor Quiring wins the Class C 800-meter run during the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Jordan Hansen of Giltner reacts after not clearing the bar in the Class D girls pole vault during the 2018 Nebraska State Track & Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium.

Team trophies for first and second place sit on a table prior to the awards ceremony.

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