Atchison and K. Hoffman advance to Class 1A state track finals

Chester will be represented in three events at the Class 1A girls state track finals after the prelims were held Thursday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

Morgan Atchison advance in the 100 hurdles after winning her heat with a time of :15.28.  Atchison also won her heat in the 300 hurdles with a time of :46.51.

Kaitlyn Hoffman advanced in the high jump (5' 1")

Those who qualified for the Class 1A prelims but did not advance to Saturday's finals include...

Abby Meyers failed to advance in the pole vault (8' 6")

Maddie Hoffman failed to advance in the shot put (34' 8.5")

Jessica Kattenbraker finished sixth in her heat in the 400 (1:02.67) and failed to advance.

Taylor Dunning finished 14th her heat in the 1600 (6:02.39) and did not advance to Saturday's finals.

Chester's 1600 relay team of Morgan Atchison, Tayler Howie, Ashtyn Jany and Jessica Kattenbraker finished fourth in their heat with a time of 4:17.36 and did not advance to Saturday's finals.