Trojan Track Had Good Showing At Jeff City . . .
The Potosi High School Trojan Track Team took 17 student athletes to Jefferson City on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 to compete in the State Track Meet for Class 3 schools.
The Trojans fielded three relay teams, two for the ladies and one for the guys.
The 4x200M Relay for the girls included Annie McCaul, McKenna Randall, Lauren Reed and Samyia McCloud.
The 4x800M Relay for the Lady Trojans was Celeste Sansegraw, Carlee Moss, Kaydence Gibson and Alyson Skiles.
The guys took Garrett Hale, Tanner Gibson, Jaden Kanan and Zeke Sisk in the 4x800M Relay.
In individual events, the Trojans had Annie McCaul leading the way with entries in 3 different races. Senior McCaul was in 100M and 300M Hurdles as well as the 200M dash. McCaul qualified in 4 State events.
Kaydence Gibson qualified in Pole Vault along with the 4x800M Relay.
Zeke Sisk qualified in the 3200M run along with the 4x800M Relay.
In field events, Nora Henry was in the field for Shot Put. Ava Robart was in for High Jump and Kalie Thompson was in for Discus.
J.T. Cross and Landon Sprous both were in Hurdle events. Cross was in the 300M race and Sprous was in the 110M event.
The Trojans left Potosi with a police escort through downtown at lunch time on Thursday, May 26th headed to Jeff City. The State Track Meet was held at Jefferson City High School.
Annie McCaul claimed the State Championship in the 300 meter Hurdles on Saturday, May 28th. She also was 2nd in the 100 meter Hurdles. Ms. McCaul also was 14th in State in the 200 meter dash.
Kalie Thompson, a Junior, took 4th in the State in Discus for Class 3.
Other results from the meet included the girls’ 4x800 finishing 16th; the girls’ 4x200 took 14th place; the boys 4x800 relay finished 14th; in Pole Vault, Kaydence Gibson claimed 12th place; in Shot Put, Nora Henry finished 15th; in High Jump, Ava Robart was 16th in State; Zeke Sisk was 13th in the State in the 3200; J.T. Cross was 15th in the 300 Hurdles and Landon Sprous was 12th in the 110 Hurdles.
Coach Amanda Politte said, “We’re proud of them all! (They’re a) great group of kids!”
The Trojans closed out their Spring Sports season with their annual banquet that was held on Tuesday, May 31st at the high school.
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