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Small-school thinclads set for this weekend's IESA State

EAST PEORIA — Over 100 junior-high Times-area student-athletes will visit EastSide Centre in East Peoria for the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) Class A State Final Track and Field Meet. A total of 2,203 athletes will participate in the two-day meet this Friday and Saturday.

Competition on Saturday begins at 9 a.m. with the finals of the hurdles followed immediately by the finals of the 100 meter dash. Results will be updated continuously throughout the weekend on the IESA home page,

Single-session tickets will be on sale at the stadium each day. Tickets are priced at $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for students K-8 and seniors. Gates open to the general public at 9:30 a.m. Friday and at 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The Parade of Athletes will take place Friday at 10:15 a.m. and at 8:20 a.m. on Saturday.

Following is a list of Times-area state qualifiers listed by event:

8th girls high jump — Brooke Probst (Indian Creek), Lindsey Hatteberg (Newark Lisbon), Abbie George (Waltham)

8th boys long jump — Adam Zuniga (Deer Park), Chase Bowers (Marseilles), Brendan Roberts (Somonauk)

8th girls shot put — Kjersten Friestad (Newark Lisbon), Elsa Clausen (Wallace), Anna Cox (Indian Creek)

8th boys shot put — Phoenix Cooper (Woodland), Adam Zuniga (Deer Park), William Daugherty (Lostant)

7th girls discus — Gabi Maxwell (Newark Lisbon), Kaylee Lorden (Oglesby Washington)

7th boys discus — Connor Lorden (Oglesby Washington), Garett Cook (Earlville)

7th boys 110 hurdles — Brett Almone (Waltham), Tyler Wilkinson (Somonauk)

8th boys 110 hurdles — Jonathan Ruddy (Cornell), Tyler Wrobleski (Waltham), Ethan Gabrys (Somonauk), Blake Watland (Marseilles)

7th girls 100 hurdles — Kira Wesseh (Newark Lisbon), Macy Zeglis (Holy Family)

8th girls 100 hurdles — Megan Williams (Newark Lisbon), Margaret Roberts (Somonauk), Kaitlyn Frazier (Indian Creek), Emily Strehl (Tonica), Taylor Gaston (Indian Creek)

7th girls 1600 — Jolee Larson (Indian Creek)

8th girls 1600 — Audrey Jenkins (Seneca), Amber Waszak (Somonauk)

8th boys 1600 — Traeger Abens (Waltham), Kyle Jungles (Earlville)

7th girls high jump - Ellie Zaleski (Somonauk), Kiara Wesseh (Newark Lisbon), Audrew Witte (Indian Creek), Marisa Vickers (Grand Ridge), Lexi Pratt (Oglesby Washington)

7th boys long jump — Jesse Simpson (Woodland), Devin Henning (Marseilles), Kyler Hahn (Seneca)

7th girls shot put — Krisee Clark (Marseilles), Emily Frazier (Indian Creek)

7th boys shot put — Connor Lorden (Oglesby Washington), Christopher Frig (Deer Park), Jesse Simpson (Woodland)

8th girls discus — Grace Satterfield (Milton Pope), Kjersten Friestad (Newark Lisbon), Jenny Lyle (Ransom-St. Michael), Gianna Gordon (Oglesby Washington), Bethany Simpson (Indian Creek)

8th boys discus — Phoenix Cooper (Woodland)

7th girls 100 — Jill Shotsberger (Indian Creek), Anna Bruno (Seneca)

7th boys 100 — Corbin Shaver (Lostant), Ethan Schmick (Tonica), Jesse Simpson (Woodland)

8th girls 100 — Megan Williams (Newark Lisbon), Kierstin Wheeler (Marseilles), Taylor Gaston (Indian Creek)

8th boys 100 — Andrew Litwiller (M-V-K)

8th boys pole vault — Thomas Springer (Indian Creek), Cole Olesen (Indian Creek)

7th boys high jump — Evan Nelson (M-V-K), Chancesaye Maxon (Flanagan)

8th girls long jump — Megan Williams (Newark Lisbon), Lindsey Hatteberg (Newark Lisbon), Brooke Probst (Indian Creek), Taylor Draves (M-V-K)

7th girls 400 relay — Seneca, Somonauk, Holy Family

7th boys 400 relay — Flanagan, Waltham, M-V-K

8th girls 400 relay — Indian Creek, Seneca, Oglesby Washington

8th boys 400 relay — Somonauk, Marseilles

8th boys high jump — Ben Shugrue (Serena)

7th girls long jump — Anna Bruno (Seneca), Brooklyn Ficek (Holy Family), Jill Shotsberger (Indian Creek), Kennedy Hartwig (Seneca)

7th girls 400 — Madison Bogle (Indian Creek), Miah Buckley (Waltham), Hailey Nelson (Milton Pope)

7th boys 400 — Chase Litwiller (M-V-K)

8th girls 400 — Andrea Scudder (Indian Creek), Emma Smith (M-V-K)

8th boys 400 — Andrew Litwiller (M-V-K), Forest Stuedemann (Milton Pope), Tristan Wheeler (Marseilles), Luke Mertes (Waltham)

7th girls 200 — Anna Bruno (Seneca), Jill Shotsberger (Indian Creek), Georgiana Haugabook (Milton Pope)

7th boys 200 — Jesse Simpson (Woodland), Corbin Shaver (Lostant)

8th girls 200 — Megan Williams (Newark Lisbon), Kirstin Wheeler (Marseilles)

8th boys 200 — Andrew Litwiller (M-V-K)

7th girls 800 — Jolee Larson (Indian Creek), Geena Sanford (Indian Creek), Arianna Bodhaine (Marseilles)

8th girls 800 — Audrey Jenkins (Seneca)

8th boys 800 — Trevor Thanepohn (Serena), Levi Hallock (Tonica)

7th girls 800 relay — Indian Creek, Milton Pope

8th girls 800 relay — Waltham, Milton Pope

8th boys 800 relay — Waltham

7th girls 1600 relay — Milton Pope, Somonauk

8th girls 1600 relay — Waltham, Seneca, Indian Creek

8th boys 1600 relay — Waltham, Marseilles

7th girls pole vault — Emma Turner (Indian Creek), Teegan Johnson (Seneca)

8th girls pole vault — Sara Meyer (Milton Pope), Molly Feitlich (Indian Creek)

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