CHARLESTON -- Several area athletes advanced to the finals on day two of the state track and field meet at O'Brien Stadium. In her first ever appearance at state, Mt. Zion Sophomore Cassidy Osborne-Butler launched a 43-foot throw in Shot Put. It's the throw to beat heading into the finals.
Springfield Southeast and Chatham Glenwood represented the CS8 quite well. The Spartans won each of their heats in the 4-x-200 and 4-x-400 relays, while the Titans advanced in the 4-x-100, 4-x-200, and the 4-x-800.
The finals get underway Saturday at 10 AM. For a complete list of results and qualifiers click the link above.