Columbus, Ohio (WKBN)- A busy day for local track athletes Friday as the state track meet kicked off. Over 100 local athletes qualified for the meet, with many having a chance to bring home top honors Saturday.
Hubbard Junior Matt Jones finished fourth in shot put with a throw of 54 feet,10 inches, just a few inches off the pace, but he hopes to be back and better his senior year.
Warren JFK’s senior Morgan Rice is the defending champion in the 100 meter hurdles and she will look to defend her title tomorrow. She finished first in both her heats, but didn’t have the best overall times. She will compete in the 300 meter final as well Saturday.
The McDonald girls relay team will compete in the 4×100, 4×200, and 4×400 relay championships tomorrow. The team consists of Iva Domitrovich, Frankie Humphries, Joya Humphries, and Sara Joseph. Brenna Rupe replaces Frankie Humphries in the 400 relay, but 100 and 200 are the same runners.