Nex-Tech Wireless Central KS A.O.M.: Kaden Meitler

Kaden Meitler captured four state titles in Wichita for Smith Center. (photo: Molly Kuplen)
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
Jun 6, 2017

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The Nex-Tech Wireless Athlete of the Month from Central Kansas selected by Sports in Kansas for their performance over the month of May is Smith Center senior athlete Kaden Meitler.

Meitler had quite the senior year at the state outdoor track and field meet in Wichita, capturing four gold medals for the Redmen in 2A. Meitler won the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles, pole vault and 4 x400 relay.  Meitler was a repeat state champion in the pole vault after capturing it as a junior in 2016. Pole vault seemed to be his signature event as he took no less than second in every single meet at it over the last two seasons. His career PRs are as follows Pole Vault (14'3"), 110HH (15.18), 300H (40.06). The 4x400 relay team which consisted of Logan Zabel, Meitler, David Hileman, and Jesse Staples ran a 3:27.30 to capture the 2A 4x400 title on the last event of the evening on Saturday.

Nex-Tech WIreless would like to congratulate Kaden on an oustanding senior season and career at Smith Center High School. 

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Sports in Kansas and Nex-Tech Wireless are in partnership over the 2016-2017 school year to release a Central Kansas and Western Kansas Athlete of the Month, two separate monthly honors. Schools west of Russell, Kansas (including Russell) in the Nex-Tech Wireless footprint (click to see) qualify to be nominated for the Western Kansas Athlete of the Month and schools East of Great Bend (including Great Bend) qualify to be the Central Kansas Athlete of the Month (click to see). You can nominate an athlete over the last seven days of the month by emailing chetkuplen@kansas-sports.com, please provide stats.

Nex-Tech Wireless is a proud supporter of Sports in Kansas, visit them online at www.nex-techwireless.com.