Martin heads to state finals in 200

The Chester Yellow Jackets will be represented in one event Saturday in the finals of the Class 1A boys state track meet.

Senior Demontae Martin finished third in his heat of the 200 with a time of :22.78 which was good enough to advance to Saturday's final.

Martin did not advance in the 100 as he finished fifth in his heat with a time of :11.41.

Other results from Thursday's preliminary round for Chester and did not qualify for the finals include...

Savion Smith finished fourth in his flight in the high jump with a leap of 5' 11".

Chris Lang finished seventh in his heat in the 100 with a time of :11.57.

The 4x100 relay team of Chris Lang, Jacob Golding, Demontae Martin and Savion Smith finished fourth in their heat with a time of :44.47.

That same foursome finished seventh in their heat in the 4x200 with a time of 1:34.66.

The finals are set for Saturday in Charleston.