MOKANE — Senior Wyatt Hager advanced to state by winning the pole vault at 13 feet, 6 inches and taking fourth in the 110-meter hurdles in 17.08 seconds for the Bulldogs at the Class 2, Sectional 2 championships Saturday.
The South Callaway boys and girls combined to qualify in 14 events for the Class 2 state championships starting Friday at Jefferson City High School's Adkins Stadium. The top four sectional finishers advanced in each event.
Sophomore Hayden Vaught triumphed in the high jump at 5-10 on Saturday as the South Callaway boys finished fourth in Sectional 2 with 69 points. Vaught teamed with junior Devin Borghardt, sophomore Hunter Martin Hay and junior Noah Reece to prevail in the 400 relay in :44.88.
Junior Nickalas Mealy came in second in the javelin (157-3) for the Bulldogs, while freshman Jasper Rees was fourth in both the shot put (39-10 1/4) and discus (114-7). Martin Hay, Vaught, Reece and sophomore Holden Adams took second in the 800 relay (1:35.88).
Vaught, Martin Hay and Reece teamed with senior Daniel McDonald to finish fourth in the 1,600 relay (3:39.40).
In the girls' division, junior Raeghan Meyer was victorious in the pole vault at 9-3 and was fourth in the javelin (94-11) as South Callaway took fourth place in Sectional 2 with 52 points.
Freshman Raegan Brown also prevailed in the 200 in :27.31 for the Lady Bulldogs. Brown joined with freshmen Adah Siegel and Hailee Potter, and sophomore Paige Clubb to win the 400 relay in :52.74.
Sophomore DeLaney Horstman came in second behind Meyer in the pole vault (9-3), while Siegel was third in the 100 (:13.32).
Steelville and Fayette secured the girls' and boys' Sectional 2 team championships, respectively, with 89 and 88 points.