State Track and Field- The Class 1A and 4A session of the Thursday events has finished up and these are the results for our local teams.
The Danville boys 4×800 meter relay team of Noah Horn, Spencer Nelson, Jackson Shacklett, and AJ Bonnesen finished in 16th place with a time of 8 minutes and 35 seconds.
The girls’ 100 meter dash for Class 4A had two Grayhounds running in Mylee Stiefel and Christella Boyer. Stiefel qualified for the final with a time of 12.62 seconds. Boyer finished in 24th place with a time of 13.26 seconds. The finals will be run on Saturday around 12:45 pm.
The boys’ Class 1A 100 meter dash featured Cam Buffington of Winfield-Mt. Union and Boden Pickle of New London. Pickle sprinted to a time of 11.81 seconds and 20th place. Buffington finished in 13th place with a time of 11.59 seconds.
Ledarrias Shealey is the second member for Burlington to qualify for the 100 meter dash finals after racing to a time of 11.36 seconds in the boys’ Class 4A preliminary race. The finals will take place after the girls 100 meter dash on Saturday.
Alaina Gourley of Danville finished with a personal record time of 59.79 seconds and an 8th place finish. One point was awarded to the Bears team for this finish.
The WACO boys’ shuttle hurdle team of Isaac Oswald, Mason Miller, Louden Huisenga, and Simeon Reichenbach finished in 9th place with a time of 1 minute and 3.16 seconds.
In the field events, Phil Phillips of Burlington competed in the discus for the boys in Class 4A and Kenna Furnald of Danville participated in the Class 1A girls’ long jump. Phillips tossed the discus 147 feet 11 inches to claim 12th place. Furnald leaped 15 feet 4.25 inches to grab 18th place in the long jump.
The Winfield-Mt. Union and Danville boys’ teams are tied for 2nd place with 10 points each with St. Albert in 1st place with 15 points.
Stay tuned to KILJ for more results.