BY NICK CORN
Last Friday the Girard Lady Trojans competed at the Louisburg Regional for a chance to compete at state. Cailie Logue finished first at regionals in the 1600 meter run and the 3200 meter run. Her 1600 meter time of 5:18.31 and her 3200 meter time of 11:34.87 make her the number one ranked 4A runner in those events.
Ashley Ray placed third at regionals in the 200 meter dash (27.55) and is ranked 15th in the state. Hartly Merrell placed fourth at Louisburg in the pole vault (7’6”) to qualify for state and is ranked 16th overall. Emily Rawlings placed fourth in the triple jump (31’.25”) and is ranked 16th in the state. Girard’s 4×400 relay team of Logue, Rawlings, Audrey Bauer, and Christian Provence placed third at regionals (4:19.68) and are the 15th ranked team in the state. The Lady Trojans’ 4×800 relay team of Logue, Provence, Schyler Nepote, and Kendra Samuels placed third at regionals and is the 13th ranked team in the state.
The All Class State Track & Field will be held Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31 at Cessna Stadium at Wichita State University.