STROUD, OK —
Four Adair Warrior relay teams will make the trek to Ardmore this weekend to compete in the state meet, thanks to strong showings at regional competitions last weekend.
The boys' 4x200 meter team, comprised of Zak Woolman, Ty Cannady, Mark Campbell and Jonathan Sokolowski, blazed to a 1:36.67 finish in their regional final at Stroud April 27, good for second place. The 4x400 team (Woolman, Cannady, James Eastin and Sokolowski) also finished second with a time of 3:38.54.
Adair's 4x800 team (Cannady, Sokolowsi, Eastin and Greg Oxford) brought home a silver as well, finishing with a time of 8:56.99.
Those three squads will be joined at state by the girls' 4x800 relay team (Kylie Looney, Bailey Stephens, Abby Stephens and Molly Kerr), which finished second in Stroud with a time of 10:46.83.
Salina sprinter Cherish Barry will be the Wildcats' lone representative at state, qualifiying for the 100-meter dash.
Locust Grove's Keeley Brown qualified for the high jump and long jump events, placing fourth in the high jump and claiming gold in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 8.5 inches at the Pirates' regional meet at Oologah April 27.
Chouteau's Jason Couch took third at Oologah in the 2A boys 3200-meter race with a time of 11:14.85. He will represent the Wildcats at their state meet at Carl Albert High School May 3 and 4.
At Stroud, Salina's 4x800 girls team (Kaisee Moore, Chloe Stewart, Cheyenne Brixey and Malaney Sanders) finished eighth; Barry finished fourth eighth in the 200 meters; Sanders took 11th in the 400-meter race; and Stewart claimed 10th in the 800-meters.
Also at Stroud, Adair's Zach King finished 20th in the boys' 400-meters; Isaac Davis (fifth place) and Oxford (eighth) competed in the boys' 800-meter race, and the Adair boys' 4x100 team (Woolman, Cannady, Campbell and Sokolowski) claimed fourth.
At Oologah, Locust Grove's Andrea Simmerly finished fifth and seventh in the 4A girls' 100 and 300 hurdles, respectively, and Mason Fine and Justin Martin scored fifth and 14th, respectively, in the boys' 400 meters. Chouteau's Carra Wilson finished in ninth place in the 2A girls' 400-meter race.