Ridgewood's Smith competes at state track meet

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Molly Jo Smith, a sophomore on the Ridgewood Spartans track team, participated in the IHSA Track State Finals Thursday, May 19, at O”Brien Stadium in Charleston. Smith finished sixth in preliminary heat with a time of 49.21 seconds. To advance to finals, Smith needed a time of 45.14 to 47.55.

Molly Jo Smith, a sophomore on the Ridgewood Spartans track team, participated in the IHSA Track State Finals Thursday, May 19, at O”Brien Stadium in Charleston.

Smith finished sixth in preliminary heat with a time of 49.21 seconds. To advance to finals, Smith need a time of 45.14 to 47.55.

On Saturday, May 21, Paige Knodle, a senior from Byron won the event with a time of 43.57.