State track and field meet underway in Des Moines

By Andy Krutsinger, Mt. Pleasant News


DES MOINES ? The state track and field meet is officially underway, and although there aren?t many area results coming in as of presstime, there were a handful of Henry County athletes in action this morning.

The day kicked off with action from Classes 1A and 4A. The WACO girls? shuttle hurdle team ran their heat, which was the second race of the entire day. WACO finished fourth in their preliminary heat.

Others in action include Winfield-Mt. Union?s Anna Hudson, who, as of press time, is throwing in the Class 1A shot put competition.

The girls? Class 3A 3000-meter run is underway. That features New London?s Lexi Brown.

All four schools will be in action today (Thursday). The News will have full results from day one in Friday?s edition.