Republic has several participants in the sectional track meet at Ozark today. I’ll keep you updated on what’s going on right here.
Girls High Jump
Brooke Stanfield qualifies for state with a jump of 5’3″, good for 4th place.
Republic (Rachel Allen, Kayla Bartelsmeyer, Megan Hergesheimer, and Abby Norris) falls just short of qualifying, with a 5th-place finish and a time of 10:01.82.
Girls 100 Meters
Brooke Stanfield advances to state by overcoming a slow start and finishing 3rd in 12.9 seconds.
Sarah Kreul falls short of state competition, finishing 6th overall.
Girls 1600 Meters
Megan Hergesheimer finishes 6th. She’ll race in the 3200-meter run later.
Boys 1600 Meters
Ryan Way is through to state with a 4th-place finish!
Boys High Jump
Garrett Metscher is sectional champ and the new Republic record holder with a jump of 6’7″. He breaks the old mark of 6’6 1/2″, set by Mark Stufflebeam in 1977.
Girls 400 Meters
Brooke Stanfield qualifies for state in her third event! She is sectional champion with a time of 58.75.
Girls 200 Meters
Brooke Stanfield has advanced to state competition in four events now. She won the 200-meter run with a time of 25.75. Michaela Moore finished 8th, with a time of 27.52.
Girls 3200 Meters
Megan Hergesheimer failed to qualify for state, finishing 7th in the 3200-meter run with a time of 12:24.42.