The Area Track Meet in Lovejoy got underway Thursday morning.
For the district champion Lady Cats, Sydney Washburn will be running in the 3200-meter race and the 1600-meter run, The Lady Cats will also compete in the 4 X 100-meter relay and the 4 X 200-meter relay races. The 4 X 100-meter relay team consists of Imani Taylor, Abbi Baier, N’ysa Dugan and Sadavia Porter. The 4 X 200-meter relay team includes Taylor, Rita Hill, Dugan and Porter. Baier and Faith Hatley will compete in the 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles. Dugan and Porter will run in the 100-meter dash, Hill will compete in the 400-meter run. Besides the relays, Taylor will also compete in the long jump and triple jump.
For the Wildcats, Landon Thornton and Peyton Vickery will compete in the 3200-meter run. Landry Tyson will be in the 110-meter hurdles and the high jump. Ryan Humphries is in the 100-meter dash and the 300-meter hurdles. Mason Buck is also in the 300-meter hurdles. Ian Blanch is in the shot put.
The top four in each competition advance to the regional meet in Arlington on April 28-29.