Monk earns state runner up
Churubuscoâ€™s Katie Monk earned state runner-up in the discus.
Whitley Countyâ€™s stand-out athletes took the track Friday and Saturday for the Indiana State Track meet at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Out of Whitley Countyâ€™s three schools, Churubuscoâ€™s tracksters were the lone contingent of local athletes to compete at the state level.
Katie Monk competed in two events, earning state runner up in the discus with a throw of 148 feet, 7 inches, and taking 26th in shot put with a toss of 29-9.5.
The winning discus throw came from a Lawrence North athlete at 160 feet, 2 inches.
Teammate Danielle Pippenger came in 21st in long jump, leaping 16 feet, 5.5 inches.
Pippenger placed third in the event in regionals with a jump of 17 feet, 11 inches.
Churubuscoâ€™s boys 1,600-meter relay team of Aaron Zolman, Landon Lillmars, Luke Lillmars and Chance Gallmeier placed 26th after coming in second in regionals.
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