The Saxony Lutheran girls track and field team placed third in this year’s Class 2 Sectional 1 Meet with a score of 69 while the boys team finished 11th with 29.
Combined, Saxony qualified for the Class 2 State Championship Meet in a total of 12 events with the girls qualifying in eight.
Junior Macy Morehead claimed gold in the discus throw with a heave of 115 feet, three inches and claimed third in shot put (36-1).
Junior Briann Jenkins will be competing in four of those events for the girls team as she placed in the top four of three individual events and as a member of the 4×400 relay team.
Jenkins took second in the long jump (16 feet, 10.5 inches), second in the 200-meter dash (25.99 seconds) and third in the 400 (58.71).
The girls 4×400 team earned a second-place finish to qualify for state as senior Ashley Fritsche, Jenkins, junior Khloe Koch and sophomore Clara Yokley combined for a time of 4:16.73.
Yokley qualified for two more events as an individual, placing second in javelin (120) and third in the 800-meter run (2:36.54).
For the boys, junior Chris Palmer won the javelin event with a 154-4 as fellow junior Caleb Cornelius took second in the 1600 (4:40.28) and third in the 3200 (10:38.16).