Manila tracksters shine at state 3A meet

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Manila’s Connor Jackson placed second in the 1600 meters in last week’s Class 3A State Track Championship at Jessieville. Jackson had a time of 4:40.53, finishing second to Jessieville’s Noah Eskew. Jackson also came in third in the 3200 meters with a time of 10:39.85. Jackson helped Manila to a 15th place finish, as the Lions scored 14 points.

In girls track, Manila and Riverside both scored points. Manila got six points thanks to Anna Beth Baugher’s third place finish in the 400 meters.

Riverside’s Grace Puckett got two points with a seventh place finish in the shot put.