PHS girls qualify for seven state track events
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PHS girls track and field athletes qualified for state in seven events during Saturday’s Class 3 Sectional 2 meet in Mexico Saturday.
Candra King took first place in the shot put and Abbey Redd placed first in the pole vault while the Lady Panthers placed in the top four in five other events to advance to the state meet to be held at Jefferson City High School’s Atkins Stadium this Friday and Saturday.
It will be Redd’s third trip to state in the pole vault after winning the title her freshman year and
taking second place as a sophomore last year.
It will also be King’s third trip to state in the shot put and second in the discus. She took seventh place in the shot her freshman and sophomore years and second place in the discus last year.
King, first place in the shot put at 40 feet, 2.75 inches and third place in the discus at 119 feet, five inches;
Abbey Redd, first place in the pole vault at 10 feet, 11.5 inches;
Alaina Loman, third place in the pole vault at 10 feet and a half inch;
Tenlee Voss, fourth place in the 100 meter hurdles at 16.47;
Chloe Hicks, fourth place in the high jump at 4 feet, 11.50 inches; and
the 4 x 200 meter relay team of Voss, Bella McBride, Loman and Taytum White at 1:48.64.
Loman is going back to state in the pole vault for the second time after finishing third, right behind Redd, last year.
Also competing but not qualifying for state were:
Hailey Kroeger, fifth place in the javelin at 104 feet, seven inches;
the fifth place 4 x 400 meter relay team of Laurin Sheputis, Mallory Sublette, Loman and White at 4:16.28;
Sublette, eighth place in the triple jump at 31 feet, two inches;
Voss, eighth place in the 300 meter hurdles at 49.84; and
the eighth place 4 x 100 meter relay team of Voss, Loman, McBride and White at 52.24.