Who’s In and Who’s Out for Track and Field State

Who's In Who's Out

The Tiger Track and Field team won Region 3 AAA over the weekend and many Tigers punched their tickets to the State Meet on May 23rd. For some Tigers, they will be watching the other Track meets to see where they stand. We will update this post throughout the week to show you who is in and who is out.

Automatic Qualifiers
Anyone who finishes 1st or 2nd in the Region. There are 7 Regions in each class, these athletes take up 14 of the 24 spots.

10 Extra Qualifiers
After all 7 of the regions are done. The times/marks for all athletes in 3rd place and beyond are ranked by their regional performance. The Top 10 athletes in each event make it to state to fill out the 24 qualifiers. All 10 spots can go to one region, it is based strictly off the time/mark from the regional.

Check the additional qualifying marks here.

Regions Already Run – Region 3, Region 4, Region 6

Regions Yet to Run – Region 1, Region 2, Region 5, Region 7

IN THE STATE MEET

Athletes who have been officially qualified for the 2015 Kentucky Track and Field State Meet

William Mulloy, 800 meter run, Sr.

Mulloy qualified for State by winning the Region 3 AAA with a time of 1:56.44. He defeated Darius Payne of duPont Manual by over a second. Mulloy finished 2nd in the 800 last year at State. After 3 regions, Mulloy is currently the number 3 overall seed for the 800.

Jaylon Hibbs, 110 and 300 meter hurdles, Sr.

Hibbs won both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles this past weekend. After 3 regions, Hibbs sits as the number 3 overall seed in the 110 meter hurdles and the number 7 overall seed in the 300 meter hurdles.

Matthew Thomas, 1600 meter run, Jr.

Thomas qualified for State by winning the 1600 meter run with a time of 4:24.23. After 3 regions, Thomas is currently sitting in the number 1 overall seed in the 1600.

Andrew Garvey, 3200 meter run, Sr.

Garvey won the 3200 meter run with a time of 9:58.54. His best time of the year was a 9:28 at Eastern Relays. Garvey currently sits in the 5th overall spot after 3 regions.

Dallas Ford, 110 meter hurdles, Jr.

Ford came out of nowhere at Region, as he placed 2nd in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 16.11. Ford was seeded 5th coming into the Region, but he shook everything up, as he set a new career PR. After 3 regions, Ford currently sits as the number 7 overall seed.

Jack Raque, 300 meter hurdles, Sr.

Race placed 2nd at Region with a time of 41.82. Raque is sitting currently as the number 8 overall seed after 2 regions.

4 x 100 meter relay team

The 4 x 100 meter relay team won Region with the team of Jaylon Hibbs, Max Masterson, Ricky Garr and Ben Ruiz. Other options for this relay team include Colin O’Daniel, Owen Johnson and Sam Mishloney. They were just off their season PR at Region, but they still won Region while defeating Male’s 4 x 100 meter relay team.

4 x 200 meter relay team

The 4 x 200 meter relay team finished 2nd at Region with the team of Max Masterson, Ricky Garr, Patrick Ritter and Owen Johnson. Other options for this relay team include Ben Ruiz, Brock Mayer, Jaylon Hibbs and Colin O’Daniel. The team had a season PR at Region.

4 x 800 meter relay team

The 4 x 800 meter relay team won Region with the team of Tyler Just, Michael Porter, Ben Kleine-Kracht and Eli Geoge. For State, the lineup will be Matthew Thomas, Ben Kleine-Kracht, Eli George and William Mulloy. Thomas and Mulloy rested at Region, so they could focus on their open events. They will try to break the school and state record at the State meet which is 7:52. Their personal best this season is 7:54.

Barry Banta, Pole Vault, So.

Banta qualified for the State meet at Region by placing 2nd with his 10-00.00 jump. His PR for the season is an 11-00.00 jump. Banta currently sits as the number 7 overall seed after 3 regions.

Jake Glass, Shot Put, Sr.

Glass won Region in Shot Put for the 2nd consecutive year by throwing a 53-07.00 this season. He had to scratch in the Discus throw meaning he will be only focusing on Shot Put this time around. He currently is the number 1 overall seed after 3 regions.

Evin James, Shot Put and Discus, Sr.

James placed in 2nd in the Shot Put, and he won the Discus throw at Region. James threw for 46-05.00 in the Shot Put and 134-10.00 in the Discus Throw. After 3 regions, James sits in the number 7 overall seed in Shot Put, and the number 4 overall seed in the Discus Throw.


LIKELY IN THE STATE MEET

Athletes who have a very good chance of being an at-large athlete at the 2015 State Meet

Colin O’Daniel, 400 meter run, Jr.

4 x 400 meter relay team

Max Masterson, Long Jump, So.

up arrowEli George, 800 meter run, Sr.

up arrowCole Bollinger, 1600 meter run, Jr.


ON THE BUBBLE

Athletes who are still in play for the 2015 State Meet

Mike Ervin, Triple Jump, Jr.

up arrowPatrick Schaeffer, 3200 meter run, Fr.


LIKELY OUT OF THE STATE MEET

Athletes who will likely not be in the 2015 State Meet

Sam Mishloney, 100 meter dash, So.

Ben Ruiz, 100 meter dash, 100 and 200 meter dash, Jr.

Brock Mayer, 200 and 400 meter dash, Fr.

Zac Rapp, High Jump, So.

Jake Glass, Discus, Sr.

 

 

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