Smith qualifies for state track meet

Mindy Carls
Molly Smith won the 100-meter dash, 200-m dash and 300-m hurdles during a triangular meet at Bureau Valley Monday, April 25.

Sophomore Molly Smith will represent Ridgewood in the state track meet next weekend.

She finished second in the 300-meter low hurdles at 48.1 seconds during the Class 1A sectional on Friday, May 13, in Sherrard.

O'Brien Stadium on the Eastern Illinois University campus ini Charleston will host the state meet from Thursday, May 19, through Saturday, May 21.

Class 1A semifinals are on Thursday. Running events begin at 11 a.m.

Friday is reserved for Class 2A and 3A preliminaries.

Finals in all events will be on Saturday. The 300-meter hurdlers should be on the track about 3:15 p.m.