Youths turn out for Tonganoxie Rec Commission-sponsored Hershey Track and Field Meet
The Tonganoxie Recreation Commission earlier this month hosted a free Hershey Track and Field Meet for residents of USD 464.
Children ages 9-14 were eligible to compete in events including the softball throw, standing long jump, 50 meters, 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, 800 meters, 1,600 meters and the 4x100 meter relay.
The top 3 finishers in each age group of each event qualified for the state meet scheduled for June 21 in Salina. Participants from across the state will compete for a chance to earn a spot at the National Meet in Hershey, Pa.
Participants included Brandon Wilson, Evan Shupe, Jack Garren, Conner Cole, Eli Gilmore, Logan Wake, Brenan Kuzmic, Wyatt Harris, Nick Edholm, Chas Gilmore, Aidan Boone, Afton Boone, Dallas Bond, Jake Edholm, Hunter Harris, Cody Reynolds, Josie Pickett, Brianna Pollard, Lily Pruden, Zaydia Kraus, Cadence Cole and Emma Campbell.