State Track Tournament
On Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st, Highland girls and boys both competed at the Class 2A State Track Championships at Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City.
On the Highland girl’s side, the 4x100 meter relay and the 4x200 meter relay teams competed. The 4x100 meter relay team did not qualify for the finals. The 4x200 meter relay team (Ansley Bringer, Summer Goings, Morgan Keith, and Ali Reed) finished 7th in the state. Ansley Bringer competed in the 300 meter hurdles, but did not qualify for the finals.
On the Highland boy’s side, the 4x100 meter relay and the 4x200 meter relay teams competed. The 4x100 meter relay team did not qualify for the finals. The 4x200 meter relay team finished 8th in the state. Team members were Cameron Bringer, Robert Goehl, Brandon Holder, and Drew Mallett. Brandon Holder competed in the pole vault, but did not medal. Robert Goehl competed in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. He did not qualify for the finals in the 300 meter hurdles, but had a 5th place finish in the 110 meter hurdles. Cameron Bringer competed in the high jump and long jump. He did not medal in the high jump, but placed 4th in the long jump. Drew Mallett competed in the 100 and 200 meter dash. He finished 3rd in the 100 meter dash and 2nd in the 200 meter dash. The best finish for Highland was Shon Stark, who is the State Champion in the Discus.
The track team had a great season! Congratulations to all the Cougars!
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