Vicksburg’s track team competes at the state meet

Members of the relay teams, from left, are Avalee Goodman, Emma Steele, Molly Young, Megan Kendall, Sam Richardson, Megan Zahnow, Hannah Fenwick, Amelia Ruger, and Amanda Laughery. Missing from the picture is Sawyer Barton.

After a competitive season, members of Vicksburg’s track and field team continued to shine at the state competition. The 4×100 relay team of Megan Zahnow, Megan Kendall, Sam Richardson and Emma Steele earned All-State honors and placed 5th with a season-best 51.31. This is the second-fastest time in the school’s history.

The 4×200 team of Zahnow, Kendall, Richardson and Steele placed 13th with their 4th fastest time of the season. Their season-best was 1:48.79 and the second fastest time in school history.

Vicksburg’s 4×400 relay of Amelia Ruger, Megan Kendall, Sam Richardson, and Emma Steele placed 14th with a time of 4:20.81 which was their second fastest time of the season.

The 4×800 relay of Hannah Fenwick, Avalee Goodman, Amanda Laughery, and Sawyer Barton wrapped up their season with a time of 10:33 (20th) which was 2nd best time of the season for the relay team.

Senior Levi Thomas is the Division 2 300-meter hurdles state champion with a time of 40.10 seconds.

Sophomore Michael Wright qualified for the state meet in the 200 and finished 15th out of 320 competitors.

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