Prep Track and Field: Thursday’s State Schedule for Our Local Athletes for Class 2A and Class 3A

Des Moines, IA- The 2024 coed State Track and Field Meet is getting ready to kick off on Thursday, May 16th, and run through Saturday, May 18th. Here’s a breakdown of our local teams and the Class 2A and Class 3A Thursday events.

The morning and early afternoon events will see Class 2A and 3A start off the state meet with the girls’ shuttle hurdle relay starting the track events and the girls’ shot put and discus along with the boys’ long jump and high jump kicking off the field events at 9 am.

Running Events

Starting off the meet will be the Fairfield and Washington girls’ teams for the shuttle hurdle relay at 9 am. Fort Madison’s Avery Rump and Fairfield’s Carley Seeley will participate in the 3000-meter run at 9:40 am and for the boys’ Class 2A 3200-meter run, Solomon Zaugg will be competing at 10:10 am.

Kynlee White of Mt. Pleasant will run in the 200-meter dash preliminary at 10:40 am. Mediapolis’ Noah Schmidgall will compete in the boys’ Class 2A 200-meter dash at 11 am and Julian Dear of Fort Madison and Ryan Bair of Keokuk will compete in the Class 3A 200-meter dash.

Mediapolis will have a 4×800 relay team in the girls’ and boys’ finals at 11:20 am and 12:10 pm, respectively. Additionally, Fort Madison and Washington will have both a girls’ and boys’ 4×800 meter relay team.

The girls’ and boys’ 100-meter dash preliminary kicks off the afternoon session with Alex Scott of Mt. Pleasant competing in the girls’ Class 3A race at 12:50 pm, while Landry Haberichter of West Burlington will run for Class 2A and Dear and Drew Campbell of Keokuk will compete for Keokuk at 1:05 pm.

The girls’ Class 3A 400-meter dash will start around 1:20 pm with Camryn Atterberg of Keokuk participating. The boys’ Class 2A race will begin at 1:40 pm with Nathan Schmidgall of Mediapolis and Grant Myhre of Central Lee competing. Seth Shepard of Washington and Mason McLey of Keokuk will run in the Class 3A 400-meter dash.

The boys’ Class 2A and Class 3A shuttle hurdle relay will round out the day for the two classes with Mediapolis running for Class 2A and Fort Madison competing in Class 3A at 2 pm.

Field Events

At 9 am, the Southeast Conference will be heavily represented in the girls’ Class 3A discus event with Kya Goodrich and Savannah Slobodnik competing for Mt. Pleasant, along with Elyse Setterstrom of Fairfield and Brylie Lorence of Fort Madison.

The boys’ Class 2A long jump and Class 3A high jump will also begin at 9 am. Henry Luttenegger will represent Mediapolis in the long jump, while Eli Zillman and Ryan Giberson of Fairfield and Kenden Bowie of Fort Madison will participate in the high jump.

At 11:30 am, Mt. Pleasant’s Josie Gilmore will be in the field for the girls’ Class 3A high jump.

How to Watch

The Iowa High School Sports Network (IHSSN) will live stream and broadcast the coed State Track Championship Thursday through Saturday. It will air on the IHSSN Cable Network and be streamed for free at or the WatchIHSSN app. You can access the stream through the IHSAA or IGHSAU websites.

KILJ will also be providing updates throughout the three-day event. A detailed schedule for Friday will be posted tomorrow for our local athletes.