Geneseo girls' track team makes history at state finals

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

The Geneseo High School girls' track and field team placed ninth, the highest finish in school history, at the IHSA State Finals May 20-21 in Charleston. It also marks the first time Geneseo has had any athlete win multiple medals in the same year.

The Lady Leafs also set a school record with six state medals and earned the first state relay medal since 1986.

Amanda Egan nabbed medals in the shot put with a sixth-place finish and second in the discus; Kaci Storm took fifth in the 100-m hurdles and sixth in the 300-m hurdles; Emily Ford came in ninth in the 800-m run; and the 4x400-m relay of Katie Eastburn, Ford, Halle Olson and Kaci Storm placed seventh.