Mercer Co. Strong Day at State, Eagles, Chargers & Rockets Advance

The Mercer County boys track team qualified all three relay teams and two individuals for Saturday’s finals to lead local athletes at the Class 1A State Track meet at Eastern Illinois University on Thursday.

Mercer County and Orion will meet for the Class 2A Farmington baseball sectional championship on Saturday after posting wins on Thursday and the Rockridge Rockets will have a rematch with Illini West in the championship game of Knoxville softball sectional championship game.




Mercer County 9  El Paso-Gridley 8
Orion 2  Deer Creek-Mackinaw 1


Warren 3  Alleman 2
Hall 11  Winnebago 7




Illini West 5  Orion 4
Rockridge 12  Farmington 1 (5)


@ Byron

Morrison 6  Winnebago 0
Sterling Newman 5  Oregon 1



State Finals Qualifiers

Mercer County

4 x 100, 4 x 200, 4 x 800 relay teams
Mike Neeld – 300 Intermediate Hurdles
Ethan Morrow – 800


4 x 400


Dawson Shulenberg – HJ