HHS, MHS athletes headed to track regionals


The Hillsboro and McClain track and field teams had athletes advance to regional competition in 20 individual events and eight relays during the 2024 Division II Southeast District Track and Field Championships held last week at Washington High School.

On the girls side, McClain junior Brenna Wright was a double winner in the 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles, and Hillsboro sophomore Jailyn Williams won the 800 meters. The McClain 4 x 100-meter relay team and the Hillsboro 4 x 200 meter relay teams also claimed first place.

On the boys side, McClain senior Jackson Crago claimed first place in the pole vault and Hillsboro’s 4 x 800-meter relay also claimed a district championship.

The top four finishers in each event advanced on to the regional this week, while the top eight finishers in each event placed. Following is a list of the placers in each event:


100 Meters — 4th, McClain senior Luca Matesic, 13.19; 6th, McClain junior Katie Cook, 13.32.

200 Meters — 6th, McClain senior Luca Metesic, 27.55.

400 Meters — 3rd, Hillsboro sophomore Olivia Covault, 1:02.39; 7th, McClain sophomore Becca Bergstrom, 1:04.11.

800 Meters — 1st, Hillsboro sophomore Jailyn Williams, 2:20.24; 5th, McClain senior Kaitlyn Jett, 2:25.46; 8th, Hillsboro sophomore Taylor Thoroman, 2:43.83.

100 Hurdles — 1st, McClain junior Brenna Wright, 15.81; 3rd, McClain freshman Adalynn Snyder, 16.88; 4th, Hillsboro sophomore Kobie Miles, 17.13; 7th, Hillsboro sophomore Kamryn Asbury, 17.32.

300 Hurdles — 1st, McClain junior Brenna Wright, 47.72; 4th, Hillsboro sophomore Kobie Miles, 49.96; 5th, Hillsboro sophomore Kamryn Asbury, 50.39.

4 x 100 Relay — 1st, McClain (Luca Matesic, Brenna Wright, Katie Cook, Kaitlyn Jett), 49.99; 4th Hillsboro (Meredith Dietrick, Chanel Captain, Kelsey Gilkinson, Allison Browning), 52.10.

4 x 200 Relay — 1st, Hillsboro (Alizeh Hudson, Chanel Captain, Kobie Miles, Olivia Covault), 1:47.56; 8th, McClain.

4 x 400 Relay — 2nd, McClain (Kaitlyn Jett, Brenna Wright, Larah Hudson, Becca Bergstrom), 4:16.16; 3rd, Hillsboro (Alizeh Hudson, Jailyn Williams, Olivia Covault, Taylor Thoroman), 4:16.25.

4 x 800 Relay — 3rd, Hillsboro (Bree Bailey, Taylor Thoroman, Ramsey Haines, Jailyn Williams), 10:34.86; 6th McClain, 11:16.66.

High Jump — tie 7th, McClain sophomore Mylie Lovett, 4’6.

Long Jump — 6th, Hillsboro senior Gracie Thoroman, 8’6; 7th, McClain senior Luca Matesic, 7’6.

Pole Vault — 2nd, McClain sophomore Becca Bergstrom, 8’6; tie 6th, McClain junior Katie Cook, 7’6.

Discus — 3rd, McClain senior Lily Barnes, 116’2.

Shot Put — 3rd, McClain senior Lily Barnes, 35’05.


400 Meters — 2nd, Hillsboro sophomore Cooper Swope, 52.06; 4th, McClain junior TD Matesic, 52.45.

800 Meters — 4th, Hillsboro junior Tate Davis, 1:59.38; 6th, Hillsboro sophomore Ryan Howland, 2:04.60.

1600 Meters — 2nd, Hillsboro junior Corbin Winkle, 4:40.70; 5th, Hillsboro junior Chris Sowders, 4:46.30.

3200 Meters — 2nd, Hillsboro junior Corbin Winkle, 10:27.42; 4th, Hillsboro freshman Rason Brunck, 10”49.62.

110 Meter Hurdles — 4th, Hillsboro freshman Collin Swachkammer, 16.41; 6th, Hillsboro freshman Kameron Evers, 17.07.

300 Hurdles — 7th, Hillsboro freshman Collin Swackhammer, 44.82.

4 x 100 Relay — 6th, Hillsboro, 46.25.

4 x 200 Relay — 6th, Hillsboro, 1:35.18.

4 x 4000 Relay — 4th, Hillsboro (Austin Bledsoe, Tate Davis, Ryan Howland, Cooper Swope), 3:35.04.

4 x 800 Relay — 1st, Hillsboro (Corbin Winkle, Ryan Howland, Chris Sowders, Tate Davis), 8:19.84.

High Jump — tie 6th, Hillsboro sophomore Mason Dumpert, 5’6.

Ple Vault — 1st, McClain senior Jackson Crago, 12’4; 2nd, Hillsboro junior Austin Bledsoe, 12’4; 8th, Hillsboro sophomore Jacob Seaman, 10’6.

Discus — 6th, Hillsboro sophomore Jahari Potts, 131’02.

Shot Put — 4th, Hillsboro senior Ayden Clemons, 47’07.

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