Cassville track qualifies for sectional meet

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Lady Wildcat, Wildcat athletes seek state berths

The Cassville track team punched nine total tickets to the sectional round with top-4 performances at the district meet on Saturday.

Only the top 4 finishers from each event qualify for the sectional meet.

On the line Saturday at Bolivar will be state berths, with the top-4 finishers in each event moving on to compete at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

Moving on for the Cassville girls are:

First place

* Triple jump: Brianna Hemphill

* High jump: Hemphill

Second place

* 4x200 relay: Mary Hennigan, Abbi Atkinson, Alondra Miller and Trinity Ewing

Fourth place

* Shot put: Audra Brooks

* 100-meter dash: Miller

* 100-meter hurdles: Ewing

Boys results are as follows:

Second place

* Shot Put: Satchel Hill

Fourth place

* 400-meter run: Austin Wilson

The sectional javelin qualifiers will not be officially released until Thursday.

As of Monday, Cassville's Steven Hunter, Jordan Reed and Josie Rose were still in the running for berths.

Sectional events are slated to begin at 11 a.m.

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