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Seven Huskies Qualify for Track & Field State Championship

Seven Ritenour High School Huskies qualified to compete in eight events at the Class 5 Missouri State Boys Track & Field Championships May 26 and 27 in Jefferson City. RHS Statebound Track Team 2023

Nate Watson heads to the state championship after breaking the RHS record in the 400m race at 49.35 seconds for a first-place finish at the Class 5 District 2 Sectional Meet, which was held May 20 at Poplar Bluff High School.

Elijah Fry broke his own school record at Sectionals in the javelin, throwing at 145-03.25 and earning 4th place.

Other Huskies qualified for state in the following events by medaling at Sectionals:

   * Derrick Smith, Tyson Robinson, Cornell Harris, Saraun Thomas in the  4x100m (third place)
   * Shayne Bishop, Watson, Harris and Robinson in the 4x400m (first place)
   * Harris, Robinson, Bishop and Watson in the 4x200m (third place)
   * Robinson in the 300m hurdles (third place)
   * Smith in the 100m dash (third place)
   * Thomas in the 110m hurdles (fourth place)

Alternates heading to state are: Michael Miller, Cameron McCarty and Leon Mitchell-Williams

Elijah Fry