Coed Varsity Track · Bearden track sends seven athletes to state after strong regional meet

Bearden’s track team had a strong performance at the regional meet at Science Hill over the weekend, and will now send seven athletes to the state meet.

The 4×800 meter relay team qualified for state, placing fourth in regionals. This relay team consists of sophomore Ben Cruze, junior Luke Nelson, and seniors Nathaniel Blalock and Luke Brice.

Senior Sarah Harris qualified in the pole vault, placing fourth.

Senior throwers Abby Mink and Josh Sobota both qualified as well. Mink placed second in the shot put, and Sobota placed first in both the shot put and discus.

Events will take place on Thurs., May 24 beginning at 9 a.m. in Murfreesboro at MTSU’s track and field.