Fulton advances to Class 3 sectionals in six events

MEXICO — Senior Hayley Tobias and junior Sam Christensen both advanced to sectionals in two events to guide the Lady Hornets and Hornets at Saturday’s Class 3, District 4 championships.

The top four finishers in each event qualified for this Saturday’s Sectional 2 championships at Troy Buchanan.

Tobias moved on with a pair of second-place finishes in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles, clocking in with respective times of 16.13 and 49.68 seconds. Christensen advanced by coming in second in the high jump (5 feet, 11 inches) and third in the 110 hurdles (:15.90).

Also qualifying for sectionals for Fulton were senior Madison Washington, third in the girls’ shot put (33-11), and junior Tanner Eliuk, third in the boys’ discus (132-5).

The Hornets finished ninth overall with 31 points and the Lady Hornets were 10th with 35. Warrenton (80.5 points) and Kirksville (117) captured the District 4 boys’ and girls’ team titles, respectively.

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