On Saturday the individuals that qualified for the state track meet traveled to Zeeland for the state competition. Freeland sent 7 individuals to the meet. On the boys side, Zack Townsend earned all state honors by finishing in 5th place with a time of 15.21. With that finish, Zack earned 2nd team all state honors. Gibson Staley also representd the boys team by competing in the 800 meter run. Gibson finished with a time of 2:02.79, landing him outside of the top 8. On the girls side, the 4 x 400 relay team of Caitlin Pistro, Mary Hemgesberg, Abby Youngstrom and Jenna Gregory finished with a time of 4:06.46, earning them an 8th place finish, and honorable mention status. Jenna Gregory also competed in the open 400, and finished with a time of 1:00.23, landing outside of the top 8 finishers. Sydney Dennis also represented Freeland at he meet competing in the long jump. Sydney’s best jump of the day was 15’11”, which placed her 13th.
Congratulations to all of our state representatives on a great season.