HIGH-SCHOOL

Schulenberg advances to state track finals

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
The fourth-place trophy from the state softball tournament in 2001, surrounded by other athletic memorabilia in a case in the commons at Orion High School.

Orion freshman Madi Schulenberg has qualified for the finals in the high jump at the IHSA state meet at O'Brien Stadium, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, according to correspondent Kayci Woodley.

Schulenberg advanced despite a sore back.

Meanwhile, Orion junior Ashley Anderson ran the 200-meter dash in 2 minutes, 21.70 seconds, for fifth place in the third heat of preliminaries today. She needed to beat 2:20.38 to move on to finals.

Schulenberg will compete at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21.