Deer Path Middle School Athletes Head to State Track Meet in Peoria

Seventh grade girls fresh from winning Sectional title.

will send 13 athletes to the Illinois Elementary School Association state track meet today and Saturday (May 20-21) at the Eastside Centre in Peoria.

The girls dominate the entrants with 13, while Parker Marsh is the lone boy to qualify. He will compete in the 110-meter high hurdles.

On the girls' side, Meg Linnane will run in the 100 high hurdles, the 400 and as part of the 1,600 meter relay team. Alex Manley will compete in the 800 while Gigi Lee runs in the 1,600 along with teammate Elise Wong. Wong will also race in the 400 and as part of the 1,600 relay.

Sara Rossman, Anika Boyd, Katie Condon and Anna Poulton will team up in the 400 relay. Tara Touhy and Nora Burgeneer will round out the 1,600 relay.

Diana Mztk and Katie Bailey will both compete in the high jump.

The seventh grade girls' team captured the Sectional title on May 14 at Antioch High School, while the eighth grade girls finished third.


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