Two Marion County R-II girls track and field athletes are headed to state.

Delaney Straus, a freshman, and Sadie Spratt, a senior will be competing in the Class 1 &2 State Track & Field Championships in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday, after qualifying at the sectional meet at South Callaway this past Saturday.

Straus took first place in the 400, 800 and 1,600 meter runs, while Spratt placed third in both the 100 meter hurdles and triple jump.