The Marvell Lady Eagles track squad won the Class A State Track and Field Meet for the second year in a row. They completed an undefeated season winning three regular meets, District 1A, North A State, and the Class A State Meet.

The Marvell Lady Eagles track squad won the Class A State Track and Field Meet for the second year in a row. They completed an undefeated season winning three regular meets, District 1A, North A State, and the Class A State Meet.

The State Meet field events were held at Jackson Academy on May 5 and the running events were held at Jackson Prep on May 6.

The girls won the Class A Varsity District 1 Meet by 39 points. Fifteen of the girls qualified to go on to the Class A North State Meet where they won by 32 points. Then 13 of the girls qualified to go to the state meet where they won by 53.5 points.

The following girls qualified for the state meet: seniors – Skylar Huggs and Anna Faith Wilson, sophomores – Gretchen Hall, Molly Kale, Kristen Smith, freshmen – Karley Bloesch, Beth Ann Scarbrough, eighth graders – Avery Kemmer, Maddy Reynolds, Brooke Snowden, Kinley Swindle, and sixth graders – Sidney Simpson, Kayla Warren, coach April Johnson, and assistant coach Cathy Wilson.

Katherine Hindsley qualified for North State and placed 5th in the high jump. Payton Geisler also qualified for North State and placed fifth in the 100 hurdles. Qualifiers must be in the top four at North State to advance on to the state meet.

At the Class A State Meet they started the day with Scarbrough getting sixth in shot put and throwing her personal best of 28’6.5”. Bloesch got fifth in the Discus. Kale tied for third in high with jump, clearing 4’6”.

In the triple jump Hall took second with a leap of 33’6” and Wilson placed fifth with a jump of 28’ 7”.

In pole vault Kale got first setting a new MAIS record and school record clearing of 9’ 3” this broke her record of 8’6” last year and Swindle earned second clearing 7’6”. They ended field events with Hall placing first in long jump with a jump of 16’6.75” . Her best jump of the year and the new school record is 16’10”.

On Saturday, the Lady Eagles participated the running events with the 3200 meter run where Simpson came in first and set a new school record with a time of 13:24 and Kemmer placed fifthwith a time of 15:28.

In the 300 meter hurdles Kale got first with a time of :50.95. Earlier in the season, she broke her previous school record time with a run of :50.81. The 800 meter relay consisting of the team of Huggs, Wilson, Hall, and Smith, earned first, and set a new school record with a time of:53.05. The 400 meter relay with a team of Huggs, Wilson, Hall and Smith also came in first and set a new school record with a time of 1:52.54.

In the 100 meter hurdles Hall came home first with a school record time of :17.04. Huggs placed first in the 100 meter dash with a time of :13.5. In the 1600 meter run,

Warren placed second with a time of 5:56 and Reynolds got sixthwith a time of 6:42. In the 400 meter dash Wilson came in fourth with a time of 1:08 and Simpson placed eighth with a time of 1:10. In the 800 meter run Swinde garnered third with a time of 2:41 and Snowden placed fifth with a time of 2:51. In the 200 meter dash Huggs was thirdwith a time of :28.43. In the 1600 meter relay the team of Wilson, Hall, Molly and Smith placed first with a time of 4:37.

The boys team placed fifth among 15 teams. Cole Young placed first in the shot put with a throw of 44’2.5”. Young also placed second in the discus throw with a toss of 120’7’. Matthew Hall was third in the high jump with a leap of 5’4”.

In the 300 meter hurdles Drake Bonner come home third with a time of :45.25 and in the 110 meter hurdles he placed fourth with a time of :18.47. In the 1600 meter run Drake Browning garnered fifth place with a time of 5:41, and in the 800 meter run he came home sixth with a time of 2:28.

In the 3200 meter run Owen Bartlett placed second with at time of 12:06 and Kailin Hollaway placed fifth with a time of 12:44. In the 1600 meter relay, the team of Bonner, Matthew Hall, Bartlett, and Samuel Hall came in fifth with a time of 4:05.

It should be note that in an earlier article submitted to The Helena World, it was incorrectly reported to the newspaper that Molly Kale placed first in the high jump in the Varsity District Meet She actually placed third.