Senior staff writer
Six Southside high schools will be represented in the track and field state finals Friday for girls and Saturday for boys at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Indiana University Bloomington.
In girls competition, Perry Meridian’s 4x400 relay is seeded second with Sadie Hill as the No. 2 seed in discus and Center Grove’s Haley Goins seeded fourth in long jump.
In boys competition, Franklin Central’s Malachi Quarles is only five one-hundredths of a second behind the state’s best qualifier in the 110-meter hurdles with teammate Kyle Markland seeded third in the 100 dash.
Field events begin at 3 p.m. each day with opening ceremonies for finals at 6:10 p.m. Admission is $10.
State finalists from Southside with qualifying times or distance:
100-meter dash: girls– Kivah Yeast (CG), 12.27; Hannah Bargue (PM), 12.39. Boys – Kyle Markland (FC), 10.81.
100 hurdles: girls – Haley Goines (CG), 14.85; Julia Riley (CG), 15.25. Boys (110m hurdles) – Malachi Quarles (FC), 14.23; Nick Patton (G), 14.78.
200 dash: girls – Yeast (CG), 25.11; Iyania Hunter (PM), 25.59. Boys-Markland (FC), 21.84;
1,600 run: boys – Ethan Pine (G), 4:22.55.
400 dash: girls – hunter (FC), 56.44; Bargue (FC), 57.65; Hanna Anderson (G), 57.89. Boys – Matt Fleener (CG), 49.29; Connor Wright (FC), 49.71; Lex Logan (G) 49.99.
300 hurdles: boys – Sam Hohlt (CG), 39.62; Quarles (FC) 39.98.
800 run: girls – Reedus (FC), 2:19.89.
3,200 run: girls – Lawson (FC), 11:36.09. Boys – Nicholas Perkins (R), 9:32.93.
4x100 relay: girls – CG (Riley, Goines, Ashley Wheat, Yeast),47.97. Boys– Franklin Central (Luke Magee, Markland, Wyatt Crowel, Samuel Toe), 42.85; Center Grove (Connor Delp, Gavin Matheson, Hohlt, Clay Stambaugh), 43.29.
4x400 relay: girls – FC (Ali Dale, Lexi Dale, Bargue, Hunter), 3:53.58. Boys– Center Grove (Hohlt, Fleener, Gavin Matheson, Steven Mills), 3:23.39; Franklin Central (Austin McIntosh, Quarles, Wright, Caleb Loobie), 3:26.60.
4x800 relay: girls – FC (Olivia Camp, Audrey Comastri, Lawson, Reedus), 9:33.72. Boys– Roncalli (Chandler Gibson, Owen Herndon, Grant Latimer, Miles Lynch), 8:06.97.
Long jump: girls – Goines (CG), 18 feet, 6.25 inches; Riley (CG), 17-06.50.
Discus: girls – Sadie Hill (PM), 138-06; Cassandra Evans (PM), 138-03; Emily Bonser (G), 127-09. Boys – Nick Young (G), 147-07.
High jump: girls – Caitie Baird (PM), 5-06; Goines (CG), 5-04.25.
Shot put: girls – Bonser (G), 40-05.25. Boys – Young (G), 54-06.50; Emeka Jilliani (L), 52-11.50; Ezekier Breaziell III (PM), 51-10.00.
(Key: CG-Center Grove; FC-Franklin Central; G-Greenwood; L-Lutheran; PM-Perry Meridian; R-Roncalli.)