Tigers Send 4 Events To State Finals, Mercer County Sends 3

The Sherrard Tigers will have four events competing in the finals of the IHSA 1A Girls Track and Field State Finals Saturday in Charleston.

Kelsey Hutchins finished first in the prelims in the triple jump (11.20m). Also qualifying for Sherrard were Lillian Russell in the 400-meters, the 4×200-meter relay (Russell, Cami Anderson, Sarah Neal, Hutchins), and the 4×400-meter relay (Russell, Anderson, Neal, Hutchins).

For Mercer County, Eden Mueller will run in the finals of the 1600-meters and 3200-meters. Molly Hofmann advanced to the finals in the high jump.