Members of boys track team qualify for State Finals in Charleston

Chester Yellow Jackets will be represented at next week's Class 1A boys state track meet after the sectional was held Friday at Sparta.

Nashville won the sectional with 127 points. Chester finished a distant third with 56 points.

Savion Smith won the high jump with a leap of 5' 11".

Chris Lang finished fourth in the 100 with a time of :11.36 but the time was beat the qualifying time to advance to state.

Demonate Martin won both the 100 and 200 meter dash. In the 100, Martin finished with a time of :10.93 while in the 200, his time was :22.75.

The relay team of Chris Lang, Jacob Golding, Demontae Martin and Savion Smith won the 4x200 with a time of 1:33.84 and finished second in the 4x100 with a time of :44.22.

The Class 1A state final prelims will be held on Thursday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.