That’s a wrap on state track for Republic! I’ll have lots of photos later this weekend
Devon McMillin got out fast, but hit a wall in the second lap and finished 12th in the 800m run with a time of 2:01.53.
Devon McMillin is Republic’s second medalist, finishing seventh in the high jump.
There are seven high jumpers remaining, and Devon McMillin is one of them! He’s guaranteed a state medal!
Devon McMillin is over 6’4! That’s a personal best and he is still alive in the high jump. Still not a guaranteed medal, but that was a big height to clear
Twelve alive in high jump, and Devon McMillin is one of five without a miss
Devon McMillin has cleared the first height. 13 competitors remain alive in the high jump, and the top eight medal.
The 4x800m relay team of Miha Nambara, Gracie Troester, Misora Nambara, and Kristin Probst finished 12th with a time of 9:54.45.
10:20 – Long Jump
Chase Buford scratched on his first jump and couldn’t get going after that. He jumped 6.15 meters and did not qualify for the finals.
The 4x400m relay team of Aaliyah Vasquez, Gracie Woods, Alaina Norman, and Kristin Probst finished 12th, with a time of 4:09.08.
That’s the last event of the day. I will be back at it tomorrow morning starting around 9:30.
Alaina Norman is a Class 5 state medalist in javelin! She finished 4th and shattered her own school record.
Alaina Norman finishes fourth and will bring home a Class 5 state medal!
Alaina Norman has earned a spot in the finals of javelin. The top nine qualify for finals and the top eight medal. She has three throws left and her best at this point is 43.03m. That shattered her old school mark, which was less than 40m.
4:15 – 300m Hurdles
Miller Rountree finished 12th with a time of 41.57.
3:30 – 400m Dash
Landen Finley ran his 400m dash in 52.01, finishing 7th in his heat and 14th overall.
The next scheduled event for Republic is the 400m dash, with Landen Finley. It was scheduled for 2:30, but MSHSAA is running 40 minutes behind schedule.
12:30 pm – 100m Dash
Chase Buford ran the 100m in 11.60, finishing 12th, and did not qualify for finals. He will compete in long jump later.
11:30 am – 110m Hurdles
Miller Rountree had trouble with a hurdle that dropped him out of contention He finished with a time of 16.89 and did not qualify for finals. He still has the 300m hurdles later.
Republic’s events begin with the 110m hurdles. Miller Rountree will run in the Class 5 preliminary heat around 11:25 am.