Boys Track Sectionals Will Be Held Thursday


Published on May 16 2018 1:13 pm
Last Updated on May 16 2018 1:13 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Boys track will enter sectional competition Thursday around the area. The first and second place finishers along with any reaching state qualifying standards will advance to the Class 1A and Class 2A state meets May 24-26 at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium.

Entered in the Class 1A Newton Sectional are Altamont, St. Elmo/Brownstown, Effingham St .Anthony, North Clay (Louisville), Neoga, Newton, Teutopolis, Cumberland, Red Hill (Bridgeport), Casey-Westfield, Flora, Lawrenceville, Marshall, Oblong, Hutsonville/Palestine, Patoka, Robinson and Vandalia.

Field events begin at 4 p.m. with the running events at 5 p.m.

Entered in the Class 1A Shelbyville Sectional are Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg, Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond, Bethany Okaw Valley, Cerro Gordo Co-op, Decatur Lutheran, Decatur St. Teresa, Hume Shiloh, Macon Meridian, Moweaqua Central A&M, Niantic-Sangamon Valley, Pana, Shelbyville, Sullivan, Tuscola and Villa Grove Co-op.

Field events begin at 4 p.m. with running events at 5:30 p.m.

Effingham will take part in the Class 2A Rantoul Sectional along with Champaign Central, Charleston, Clinton, Decatur Eisenhower, Decatur MacArthur, Mahomet-Seymour, Mattoon, Monticello, Mount Zion, Olney, Paris, Rantoul, Taylorville, Tolono Unity and Urbana.

Field events will begin at 4:30 p.m. with the running events at 6 p.m.