Five Greenville Christian School Eagles and one alternate have earned berths in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools’ state track and field meet in Waco.
Meaghan Brown of GCS is advancing in three girls events.
Will Martens is advancing in the boys 200-meter dash and with the boys’ 4x200-meter relay.
The meet starts today and ends on Saturday at the Hart-Patterson Track and Field Complex at Baylor University.
Brown is competing in the girls 100-meter dash, 100-meter hurdles and long jump. She was fourth in the TAPPS Class 2A North Region meet in Fort Worth in the 100-meter dash at 13.28 seconds. She won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.00 and finished third in the long jump with a leap of 15 feet 4 1/2 inches.
Martens earned a trip to state in the 200-meter dash after finishing third with a 23.42 time.
Martens also anchored the Eagles’ 4x200-meter relay team to a fourth-place finish at the North Region meet. Andy Henderson, Joe Henderson, Michael Lutz and Martens ran a 1:38.43. Tim Allen is the alternate.