Comets In State Track Meet

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Three Greenville Comets track athletes are in the Class 2A boys’ state track meet.

They advanced from last week’s Lincoln Sectional.

Isaac Green finished first in the long jump with a distance of 21 feet, 7 and ¼ inches; Jonathan Hall was second in the 800 meter run, and Tyler Bryant qualified in the discus.

The Class 2A state meet is Friday and Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

Also qualifying for the meet were the Highland 400 meter relay team, Triad 400, 800 and two-mile relay crews; and Breese Central 800 and mile relay squads.

Individuals include Sebastian Wolf of Highland in the pole vault, Nick Hanratty of Highland in the two-mile run, Jay Detmer of Breese Central in the 110 and 300 hurdles, Jadon Elliott of Triad in the pole vault, Johnnie Caswell of Triad in the 100 and 200 meter dash, and Drake Bleier of Triad in the mile run.

Triad won the team title team title in the Lincoln Sectional with Breese Central third, Highland sixth and Greenville seventh.

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