Loggers enjoy success at state track meet
Jay Beagle runs the 100-meter sprint at the state Class A track meet last week. Beagle took first place in the 400-meter and third in the 100- and 200-meter sprint. (Whitney England/Whitefish Pilot)
Jay Beagle took third place in the 200-meter sprint during last week's track meet. Beagle also took gold in the 400-meter sprint and bronze in the 100-meter event. (Whitney England/Whitefish Pilot)
The Western News | June 8, 2021 7:00 AM
The Libby Loggers saw success at the Class A state track meet, securing multiple top-10 finishes along with some hardware.
Jay Beagle took the gold in the 400-meter sprint with a time of 49.38 seconds. He also placed third in the 100-meter sprint with a time of 11.43 seconds. In the prelims for the 100-meter, Beagle set a personal record of 11.02 seconds.
Beagle secured bronze again in the 200-meter with a time of 22.59 seconds. In the javelin event, he came in 12th place with a throw of 141 feet and three inches.
Olivia Gilliam-Smith took fifth place for Libby in the long jump with a jump of 16 feet and 7.75 inches.
Trey Anderson came in fifth place in the high jump with a personal record jump of six feet.
Rylee Boltz took ninth place for Libby in the 400-meter event, putting down a time of one minute and 1.43 seconds. Boltz placed tenth in the high jump with a jump of four feet eight inches.
Cy Stevenson placed ninth in the 12-pound shot put event with a personal record-setting throw of 45 feet 2.25 inches.