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Claudia Loucks

Geneseo will be well represented at the IHSA 2A State Track Meet this weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. In addition to the athletes in these photos, members of Geneseo’s 4x400 relay team of Malakai Schaad, Will Taylor, Nate Ryerson and Ethan Holke also qualified for state with their second place finish in a time of 3:31.21.

Geneseo’s Malaklai Schaad placed first at the IHSA 2A Sectional with his vault of 15-feet, 1-inch, to advance to the IHSA State Track Meet.
Aiden Coppejans jumped his lifetime best of 42-feet, 8.25-inches in the triple jump to place second at the IHSA 2A Sectional held in Geneseo. He advances to IHSA State Track Meet this weekend at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
In the high jump, Karson Emry secured his spot at the IHSA State Track Meet by placing second with a leap of 5-feet, 11.75-inches at the IHSA 2A Sectional in Geneseo.
Cooper Schaad placed third in the Class 2A Sectional with a vault of 13 feet which clears the state track meet qualifying height and will move on to the State meet.