Effingham Athletes Reach Finals at 2A State Track Meet


Published on May 26 2017 1:34 pm
Last Updated on May 26 2017 1:34 pm
Written by Millie Lange

CHARLESTON -- Effingham High School's Alec Morrisey and Terrence Hill will be competing in the finals at Saturday's Class 2A State Boys Track Meet at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium.

Morrisey qualified in the pole vault with a vault of 13 feet, 3 inches. The finals in the pole vault will start at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Terrence Hill reached in two events. He will be competing in the high jump after qualifying with a height of 6 feet, 3 inches. Hill will also take part in the 100 after clocking an 11.05 second time. The high jump finals begin at 10 a.m. and the 100 at 1:35 p.m.

Not reaching the finals were Kody Line in the high jump when he didn't make opening height and Jacob Donaldson in the 800. Donaldson had a time of 2:08.18 minutes but did not advance.