Lead Sports Photo: The SoBoCo Eagles girls 4×400 relay team will compete in the preliminary race on Friday in Jefferson City. If they place, team members, above, from left: Gabi Bruce, Grace LeCure, Sayde Taggart and Cassey Poole will run in the state meet this Saturday at 4:15 p.m.

UPDATE: Due to severe tornado damage in Jefferson City after last night’s storms the following release has been issued:

The State Track Championships will be one day only and Southern Boone Class 3 will go to Mizzou Track/Field Complex.
The complete schedule with order of events will come out later today, Thursday, May 23.


Qualifying Eagles will head to Jefferson City Friday and Saturday for preliminaries and state competition. Students moving on include:

Girls: Dani Post – Javelin; Cassey Poole – 400 meter dash and 4×400 meter relay; Sayde Taggart – 4×400 meter relay; Gabbie Bruce – 4×400 meter relay; Grace LeCure – 4×400 meter relay.

Boys: Deven Perry – 4×200 meter relay; Rece Gilmore – 4×200 meter relay; Alex Switzer – 4×200 meter relay; Blake Dapkus – 110 meter hurdles and 4×200 meter relay; Isaac Smith – 1600 meter run.

The state meet is May 24-25 at Jefferson City High School with the following schedule: Friday Prelims – Blake Dapkus-110 meter hurdles at 11:35 a.m.; Boys 4×200 at 12:50 p.m.; Isaac Smith 1600 meter run final 1:15 p.m.; Cassey Poole 400 prelim 2:30 p.m.; Girls 4×400 prelim 5:45 p.m. Saturday State Finals: Dani Post Javelin 11:20 a.m.; Those who advance: 110 hurdles 11:20 a.m.; 4×200 12:20 p.m.; a.m.; 400 meter dash 1:40 p.m.; 4×400 4:15 p.m.