Kelly advances two to state meet

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Kelly freshman Tara Johnson finished second in both the 1,600 and 3,200 at the Class 2 District 1 track and field meet Saturday at East Prairie to qualify for the state meet.

Johnson ran the 3,200 in 13 minutes, 19 seconds and the 1,600 in 5 minutes, 45.04 seconds.

Spencer Ayers also qualified from Kelly with a second-place finish in the shot put. Ayers had a throw of 43 feet, 10 1/2 inches.

The Class 1 and 2 state meet is Friday and Saturday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.

-- From staff reports

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