Junior Andrew Craig, coming off a Regional Championship at Welcome Stadium last week, ran in the Boys’ 800 meter state final on Saturday night in Columbus. Craig ran a fantastic race and finished fourth in the state with a time of 1:42.80 missing third place by 0:00.01 seconds.
Sophomore Ben Burkett also represented the Elks in the 3200 and finished 14th in the state with a time of 9:42.22.
On the girls’ side, senior Olivia Fenner represented the Elks in both the shot put and the discus. Fueled by a lifetime best throw of 125 feet, four inches, Fenner finished tenth in the discus. She followed that up with a 14th place finish in the shot put. Congratulations to Olivia on these outstanding performances and best of luck at UD.
On Sunday afternoon in the non-sanctioned hammer throw, senior Katie Rousch finished first and was followed by fellow senior Jenna Tracy who finished second. The two of them will now throw at the New Balance Nationals in two weeks before taking their talents to Northern Kentucky (Jenna) and Toledo (Katie) next year.
Sophomore Kaleb Cross also competed for the Elks, but unfortunately fouled and did not place.