The 14th annual Omaha Challenge wrapped up earlier this week and for the first time in the history of this tradition, we have co-champions. Sophomore Alex Binelas and junior Luke Brown share the top spot in 2019.
Receiving a total of 267 points, Alex Binelas won the medley on the final day after finishing top five in the tire flip and 400-meter run. Also with 267 points, Luke Brown finished in the top 12 in all six individual events. Finishing out the top five are Freshman Tyeler Hawkins and Sophomore Levi Usher, who tied for third with 258 points, and senior Adam Elliot with a total of 239 points.
It was a close finish for the team competition with the Red Team, led by Captain Ben Bianco, winning by just four points. The Red Team also included Luke Brown, Luke Smith, Gavin Sullivan, Bobby Miller, Reid Detmers, Ben Metzinger, Dalton Rushing, Adam Elliot, Trey Leonard, Michael Prosecky, Chris Seng, Cameron Masterman, Wyatt Stevenson, Ryan Hawks, Kerry Wright, Drew Wiegman, Bobby Whalen, Duncan Hall, Shane Harris, and Blayne Robinson.
2100-yard Shuttle Run- Ben Bianco, 8:05.85
Paintball- Black Team
Dodgeball- Red Team
Truck Push- Red Team
Tire Flip- Levi Usher, 59.22
Bike Race- Black Team
100-meter Swim- Bobby Whalen, 1:16.67
400-meter Run- Trey Leondard, 54.02
Towel Hang- Justin Lavey, 2:53.34
Medley- Alex Binelas, 1:49.50
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