Area Boys Headed To Class 1A State Track Meet


Published on May 25 2022 8:29 am
Last Updated on May 25 2022 8:35 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham St. Anthony, Altamont, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, Neoga and Newton will be represented at the Class 1A Boys State Track Meet Thursday.

The State Meets will be held at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium. The Class 1A preliminary meet will be held Thursday with Class 2A and 3A prelims Friday. The finalists from all three classes will advance to Saturday competition where they will alternate with running and field events will begin at 10 a.m.

Area competitors and their events are:

100 -- Parker Wolf (Newton), Xander Moschenrose (Altamont), Evan Schafer (Newton)

200 -- Xander Moschenrose (Altamont)

400 -- Evan Shafer (Newton), Parker Wolf (Newton)

800 -- Owen Mahaffey (Newton)

1600 -- Griffen Elder (St. Anthony), Nick Zwilling (Newton)

3200 -- Griffen Elder (St. Anthony), Nick Zwilling (Newton)

110 Hurdles -- Jadon Robertson (Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City), Evan Baltzell (Newton)

300 Hurdles -- Jadon Robertson (Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City)

400 Relay -- Newton (Dalton Baltzell, Ben Meinhart, Parker Wolf, Evan Schafer), Altamont (Xander Moshenrose, Noah Klimpel, Devon Sloan, Logan Duncan)

800 Relay -- Altamont (Xander Moshenrose, Logan Duncan, Devon Sloan, Noah Klimpel), Newton (Dalton Baltzell, Ben Meinhart, Isaac Flowers, Luis Zavala)

1600 Relay -- St. Anthony (Elliott Frisbie, Conlan Walsh, Griffen Elder, Max Sager), Newton (Owen Mahaffey, Ben Meinhart, Parker Wolf, Evan Schafer)

3200 Relay -- St. Anthony (Giovanni Bucio, Elliott Frisbie, Aidan Braunecker, Conlan Walsh), Newton (Owen Mahaffey, Nick Shamhart, Luke Weber, Luis Zavala)

Shot -- Daniel Lucas (Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City), Jacob Wickham (Newton)

Discus -- Jacob Wickham (Newton), Daniel Lucas (Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City), Eric Kollman (Altamont)

High Jump -- Jadon Robertson (Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City), Dontye Perry (Neoga), Ben Roedl (Altamont)

Pole Vault -- Max Sager (St. Anthony)

Long Jump -- Jadon Robertson (Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City)