FOXES ADVANCING TO STATE !!!
The Foxes Advanced 3 Athletes in 4 Events to the State Track & Field meet at Charleston (Eastern Illinois University) next Thursday! The Foxes placed 4th out of 12 teams at DuQuoin on Friday. Junior Jake Whipple took 2nd place in the Long Jump and 200m Dash, advancing to State in both events. Whipple also placed 3rd place in the triple jump, missing second place by 1/2 inch. Junior Wyn Duran took second place in the Pole Vault with a jump of 11′-0″. Wyn had been struggling to keep his pole vaulting form, but on Friday he put on a clinic. Hunter Braden took 2nd place in the 2 mile run with a time of 11:07.19 just missing the first place spot by one second. Jake Whipple and Wyn Duran will compete on Thursday in the prelims for a chance to make it to the finals on Saturday, Hunter Braden will compete on Saturday in the first heat of the 3200m run. Good Luck Boys!!