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Luther Track & Field Athletes are State Bound

Several Luther High School athletes have earned bids to the State 2A State Track and Field Finals, and trio of students will compete in three separate events. At the Regional qualifying meet last weekend, Sasha Wilson, in her senior year, finished first in Shot Put and she will have a chance to two-peat as a State Champion this weekend at State at Western Heights High School. Her throw was 38’05.”

photo by Ruby VanDeSteeg. Jackson Brown

Senior Jackson Brown also earned a state bid, coming in first place with his throw of 48’03.50.” Jaden McGee is also going to state in shot put.

Senior Lauren Coates was a qualifier in the longjump with a personal record leap of 16’6,” earning her a fourth place at Regionals, enough to get her to the state meet.

Caitlin Bailey will make another run at a first place finish at state in pole vault. She came in first with a jump of 9’6″ at Regionals, and also qualified in the 100 m hurdles.

Photo by Ruby VanDeSteeg. Caitlin Bailey in the hurdles.
Photo by Ruby VanDeSteeg. Caitlin Bailey finishes first in pole vault.

Other Regional finishers include:

BOYS SHOT PUT
Jackson Brown 48’02.50”
Jaden McGee 44’06”

BOYS DISCUS
Jackson Brown, 122’ 01”
Jaden McGee, 44;06”

BOYS LONG JUMP
Cole Statsny, first. 20’04’

BOYS POLE VAULT
Second
Isaac Smith, 14’0”
Fourth
Coleman Statsny,13/6”
Sixth
Braiden Smith, 9’0”

OPEN 400
First
Isaac Smith, 52.37
Fourth
Aaron Hulsey, 53.97

Girls Shot Put
First
Sasha Wilson, 38’05”

Third
Mauria Wright, 34;11:

Girls Discus
First
Julia Smith, 108

Photo by Ruby VanDeSteeg. Sasha Wilson discus.

Third
Sasha Wilson, 106’4”

Girls Longjump
Fourth
Lauren Coates, (personal record) 16’6”

Girls Pole Vault
First
Caitlin Bailey, 9’6”

Second
Maggie Friend, 8’06”
Fourth
Sarah Bolner, 7’

200 m Dash
Fourth
Elle Webster, 28:37

Photo by Ruby VanDeSteeg. Elle Webster

Girls 100 m Hurdles
Fourth
Caitlin Bailey, (personal record) 17.37

Boys 110 m Hurdles
Third
Collin Garrett 17.48

See the gallery for all of the Luther athletes who will compete at State this weekend.

Thanks to Sophomore Ruby Van DeSteeg for the photos at Regionals.

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  1. So proud of all the Lions headed to state this weekend!! Seniors Isaac Smith & Elle Webster are going to state for three events. Let’s hope for all the kiddos the weather is beautiful!!

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