Strong Contingent of Warriors Headed to State
May 19, 2014Sterling High School
Competing at the Freeport Sectional Friday, the Golden Warriors 4x800 relay team of Megan Barnhart, Maggie McPherson, Charli Wike and Mercedes Sanchez placed 2nd (9:48.44) to earn a spot on the track at Eastern Illinois University.
Sanchez will also be going to state as an individual after a 2nd place effort in the 1600 (5:20.42.)
Rounding out Sterling’s state-bound contingent are Morgan Zuidema and Ashleigh Tira. Zuidema advanced with a sectional championship effort it the high jump (5-0). Tira moved on with a 2nd place finish in the 300 hurdles (47.50.)
Sterling’s state qualifiers will begin competition in Charleston Friday, May 23.