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Nine Raiders head to track & field districts


Last updated 5/15/2019 at 10:41am

The Raider track and field athletes competed at the District 5-6 2b subdistricts meet in Manson May 8, where nine Raiders qualified for the district tournament on Friday in Quincy.

“Our throwers really shined,” Head Coach Lori Adkins said. “They have worked for this!”

Steven Flowers placed first in the shot put, heaving the 12 pounder 47 feet, 0.5 inches. Josh Flowers took second with a throw of 44-2.5, a personal record.

Steven Flowers also placed second in the discus with a throw of 121 feet, 2 inches, and took second in the 100-meter race, finishing in 11.74 seconds.

Josh Flowers took third in the discus with a 116-3 throw.

Sadi Trotter qualified for district in the 400, Mirella Lopez in the discus, Kyona Edmo in the 300 hurdles and Kyle Edmo in the 800.

The boys’ 4x100 relay team also qualified, including Devon Hobrecht, Traey Clark, Isaiah Derr and Steven Flowers.

“It’s good to see these athletes qualifying for the next level of competition with such competitive times and distances,” Adkins said. “The experience will help the younger athletes excel for seasons forthcoming. Veterans have worked hard to achieve this.”

Further results can be found in the online version of this article at

The district meet will be held this Friday, May 17, at Quincy High School.

Field events start at 3:30 p.m. Track events at 4. The top five boys and top four girls advance to state.


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