The Monroe City boys track and field team finished second in the Class 2 Sectional 4 meet Saturday afternoon in Lathrop, Mo..
Monroe City won four events and sent athletes in nine total events to next week's Class 2 state meet at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.
The 4x200-meter relay team of Zach Osborn, Keenan Batsell, C.E. Talton and Blake Hays won in 1 minute, 31.37 seconds. The 4x400 relay team of Osborn, C.E. Talton, Josiah Talton and Hays won in 3:28.42.
C.E. Talton won the triple jump at 42 feet, 10 inches. Dalton McAfee won the javelin with a school-record throw of 158-1.
Hays also qualified in the 200 (22.76) and 400 (50.45). C.E. Talton also qualified in the long jump.
Kaelin Kendrick-O'Bryan advanced in the 1,600 and 3,200 runs. Osborn qualified in the triple jump.
Monroe City finished with 103 points, just seven behind Lathrop for the team title. Clark County was third with 71 points, while South Shelby was fifth with 45 points.
South Shelby's Brock Wood won four events. He won the 110 hurdles in 15.25, the 300 hurdles in 39.91 and the 200 in 22.58. He won the long jump at 21-0.
Clark County's Caleb Lapsley won the 100 in 11.41, while Nathan Frazee won the 3,200 in 10:04.79. Frazee advanced in the 1,600 as well.
Clark County's Kyle Golbricht won the shot put at 49-7.5, and teammate Damien Scharfenberg also qualified. Trevor Schorr took fourth in the discus to advance.
Clark County's 4x800 team of Frazee, Ethan Nelson, David Lemmon and Corbyn Harper advanced. Harper took fourth in the 800 in 2:05.93.
Highland's 4x100 team of Chance Newton, Kaden Koch, Jacob Klocke and Drew Mallett took third in 44.69, and finished fourth to qualify in both.
Klocke took third in the high jump at 5-11.
Louisiana's Chad Bowen was fourth in the 110 hurdles in 16.85.
On the girls side, Clark County finished second with 79 points, just three behind West Platte.
Alexis Ellison had Clark County's lone victory in the long jump at 15-10. She took second in the 100 in 12.98, third in the 200 in 26.93 and second in the 400 in 1:01.19.
Clark County's 4x800 team of Grace Buschling, Madelyn Johnson, Jade Ross and Madison Kauth took second in 10:25.04. Kauth was third in the high jump at 5-0.
Buschling was third in the 1,600 in 5:42.25 and second in the 3,200 in 12:22.04.
Monroe City's Bailey Hays, Cearia Wardlow, Hannah Wheeler and Emmalee Williams won the 4x800 in 10:21.89. Williams was second in the 800 in 2:30.65, while Hays was fourth in the 3,200.
Monroe City's Lila Yager was second in the pole vault, and McKenzie West was fourth in the javelin.
South Shelby's Meredith O'Neal was third in both the 3,200 and the 800. She finished fourth in the 1,600.
Highland's Becca Scott was third in the shot put.
Class 1 Sectional 1: The Knox County boys ran away with the team title with 107 points, while Scotland County was second with 63 points in Mokane, Mo.
The Eagles won seven events, and Logan Miller had three of those. Miller won the discus at 140-6, the javelin at 155-0 and the shot put at 47-9.25. Conner Hayes won the 400 in 53.36 and the 800 in 2:09.42.
Coltin Morrow won the 300 hurdles in 45.16.
The 4x800 team of Bryston Bowen, Branson Miller, Nicolas Hamlin and Nash Miller won in 9:21.
Knox County's 4x400 team took third, and Morrow took second in the 110 hurdles. Knox County's Brady Walton was second in the shot put.
Scotland County's Matthew Woods won the 100 in 11.68. He was second in the 200. He was also part of the winning 4x200 team along with Kaden Anders, Alex Long and Spencer Kerkman that finished in 1:36.01.
The 4x100 team finished third.
Woods also took third in the long jump. Scotland County's Hayden Long was fourth in the triple jump and in the 300 hurdles. Scotland County's Grant McRobert was fourth in the shot put.
Canton's Aidan Spurgeon qualified in both the 400 and in the high jump.
On the girls side, Marion County freshman Delaney Straus won four events. She won the 400 in 5:30.01, the 800 in 2:32.20, the 1,600 in 5:30.01 and the 3,200 in 12:11.87.
Knox County's Madison Easley, Sidney Miller, Alyssa Peavler and Jaiden Linebaugh won the 4x100 in 53.91, and they won the 4x200 in 1:53.53.
Linebaugh and Easley tied for third in the 100. Both also qualified in the 200.
Scotland County qualified in all four relays.
Scotland County's Abby Blessing was third in the high jump.
Marion County's Sadie Spratt qualified in the triple jump and in the 100 hurdles. North Shelby's Presley Stoneburner advanced in the long jump.