Trey Good of Fairbanks, left, leads in this file photo race. Good is one of several Panther athletes who have advanced to the Division III regional finals. The finals will be held Friday at Chillicothe Southeastern. (Journal-Tribune photo by Sam Dillon)
Fairbanks High School’s track and field athletes opened Division III regional competition at Chillicothe Southeastern High School on Wednesday.
Finals were held in the girls 4×800 meter relay.
The Lady Panthers placed fifth with a time of 10:02.90.
Those runners were Amelia Cameron, Linsey Eddy, Addie Thrush and Rachel Hoover.
The top four teams qualified for next week’s state meet that will be held at Westerville North High School.
Prelims were held in other running events.
The Lady Panthers qualified for Friday’s finals in the following events (heat finishes included):
-100 hurdles: Macy Miller, first, 15.90;
-4×200 relay: third, 1:51.85 (Kinley Green, Thrush, Kate Coy, Eddy);
-300 hurdles: Miller, second, 46.73;
-200 dash: Green, fifth, 27.21.
The Panther boys qualified to the finals in the following events (heat finishes included):
-4×200 relay: fourth, 1:35.48 (Trey Good, Wyatte Miller, Gage Wilson, Brendan Baker);
-300 hurdles: G. Wilson, second, 41.58;
-200 dash: Good, third, 23.24;
-4×400 relay: fourth, 3:40.90 (Good, Kyler Wilson, G. Wilson, Braylon Green);
Bryant Fannin placed sixth in his flight of the boys discus with a toss of 117-10.
He did not qualify for the finals.
Billy Reed-Body will compete in the shot put on Friday.
Eaton advances to finals
Cayla Eaton of Triad competed during the Division III regional at Troy High School.
She placed eighth in the 300-meter hurdle prelims with a time of 48.82.
That qualified her to compete in Friday’s finals.