Track and Field

The Class 1 and 2 Missouri State Track and Field State Championships

Class 1 Boys
New Haven won the state championship in the 4X800 Relay with a time of 8:20.76
Zach Grater, Keven McDowell, Jon Stone and Seth Schenck
Zach Grater finished tenth in the 3200 Meter Run-10:55.85
Seth Schenck won the state championship in the 800 Meter Run-1:57.46
Seth Schenck finished second in the 1600-Meter Run-4:26.37
The New Haven Boys finished in sixth place with 28 points. Greenfield won state with 57.5 points.

Class 1 Girls
Taylor Covington of New Haven took third in the 800 Meter Run-2:21.61.
Ereka Bailey finished 14th in the Long Jump-14-11.25
New Haven took third in the 4X800 Relay-Taylor Covington, Hannah Kruse, Kayla Borcherding and Hannah Pruessner-10:23.38.
Beth Schenck finished tenth in the High Jump
Taylor Covington finished sixth in the 400-Meter Dash-1:02.71.
Ereka Bailey finished tenth in the Triple Jump-32-07.00
New Haven won the state championship in the 4X400 Relay-Hannah Pruessner, Rachel Steinhoff, Molly Munsinger and Taylor Covington-4:09.31
The New Haven Girls finished in eighth place with 25 points. Mound City won state with 55 points.

Class 2 Boys
Grant Uthlaut of Hermann finished ninth in the 1600-4:41.27

Numerous local athletes qualified for state in Classes 3 and 4. The Championships will be held next Friday and Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

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