Members from the Saxony Lutheran track and field program competed in the Class 2 State Meet on May 18 and 19, but only one of them came away as a state champion.
Junior Caleb Cornelius was able to win the 3200-meter run with a time of 10 minutes, 2.01 seconds. He also earned all-state honors by placing third in the 1600 (4:38.1).
Earning all-state honors in four events was fellow junior Briann Jenkins as she competed in the 200-meter dash, the 400, the long jump and as a member of the 4×400 relay team.
Jenkins finished third in both the long jump (16 feet, 10 and a half inches) and the 400 (59.65) while taking fourth in the 200 (26.75) as an individual.
Jenkins and the rest of the 4×400 team, senior Ashley Fritsche, junior Khloe Koch and sophomore Clara Yokley, took fifth place with a time of 4:19.29.
Also earning all-state honors in more than one event was junior Macy Morehead, who finished in the top three in the discus throw with a heave of 117-03. She took eighth in shot put with a mark of 34-05.
The three other athletes who qualified for the state meet as individuals were Yokley in both the 800-meter run and javelin, junior Chris Palmer in javelin and junior Samuel Elfrink in the 800.
They failed to place in the top eight to earn all-state honors as Elfrink was ninth in the 800, Yokley 10th in javelin and 15th in the 800 as Palmer took 10th in javelin.