Monk to join Col. City tracksters at state

FORT WAYNE — Churubusco’s Katie Monk is joining three Columbia City athletes at the Indiana State Track Meet in June.Monk tossed the discus 128 feet, 6 inches at Northrop’s regional meet Tuesday, qualifying for another trip to the state finals. Monk medaled last year, placing sixth with a throw of 129 feet.In nearly a repeat of last year’s state finalists from Whitley County, Monk is to join Samantha Roush and Carlee Hearld — again — at Bloomington.Kalisha Goree, of Columbia City, also qualified for state in the long jump, leaping 17 feet, 11 inches — seven inches past the state standard.Goree also took sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.52.Monk also competed in the shot put. She placed 12th with a toss of 33 feet, 3.5 inches.To read the rest of this story, see the May 23 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.