Friday, Aug 29, 2014
Lady Lions Rule 1A Track Sectional
WEST FRANKFORT -- Carterville sisters Miranda and Maddie Meyer helped lead the Lady Lions to the West Frankfort Girls' 1A Sectional Championship.
Miranda Meyer won the 100 meter high hurdles, while Maddie Meyer took the long jump, 100 meters and 200 meters. Teammate Aurora Breedan won the 800 and 1600 meters. The Lady Lions also won a pair of relays.
West Frankfort will send all four of its relay teams to state. The Redbirds won the 4x400 and finished second in the other three.
Carterville won the meet with 136 points. West Frankfort was second with 117 followed by Christopher, Anna-Jonesboro, and Hamilton County.
Meanwhile, at Sparta, Nashville (99 pts) won the title by three points over Chester. Red Bud, Sesser-Valier, and Metro East Lutheran rounded out the top five.
A total of 62 area class A individuals or relays are headed to the state meet in Charleston next weekend.
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