The Girard girls track and field squad finished second at the Class 4A regional track and field championships at Santa Fe Trail High School Friday night.

The Girard girls track and field squad finished second at the Class 4A regional track and field championships at Santa Fe Trail High School Friday night.
Girard junior Morgan Boore qualified for the Class 4A State Track and Field Championships in four events.
In the field, Boore finished second in the long jump with a distance of 16 feet, 8 inches and was also second in the triple jump in 34-9, just one inch behind regional champion Paige Rockers of Anderson County.
Boore finished third in the high jump with a height of 5-2, which tied both Brooke Sharp of Chanute and Colleen O’Brien of Louisburg, but Sharp and O’Brien fielded the height more times.
The Girard 4x400 relay team of Boore, Whitney Southard, Jeanine Kunshek and Rachael Rawlings qualified for the state meet after placing second behind Baldwin, with a time of 4 minutes, 13.03 seconds.
Southard moved on to the state meet in two events.
She finished second in the finals of the 200 with a time of 26.67 seconds, just .34 seconds off of champion Jodi Mundy of Santa Fe Trail.
Southard was fourth in the 100 with a time of 13 seconds.
Sophomore Michaela Bauer qualified for state by finishing third in the 3,200 in 12:39.21 and junior Tessa Westhoff was second in the javelin with a distance of 122-0.
On the boys side, senior Tyler Polshak was Girard’s lone regional champion after winning the 3,200 by 13 seconds over Tony Weiss, in 10:00.50.
Johnny Webb finished fourth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 40.85 seconds and placed second in the high jump with a leap of 6-6. That height tied regional champion Garrett Sharp of Chanute.
Senior Kyle Rentfro placed third in the discus after a throw of 134-5. Luke Wilson of Paola won the event in 161-3.