BY KATHERINE MURRAY WEEKLY REPORTER
O’FALLON – O’Fallon District 90 made a huge statement at the SIJHSAA Class L State track meet on Saturday, May 13. Carriel Junior High had over twenty participants for both boys and girls track, while Fulton had a dozen.
Carriel Junior High finished second in both boys and girls team standings. Coming in with a big win was the 4×400 meter relay team of Amilian Branch, Sofia Parker, Peyton Schieppe and Aubrey Mister, posting a time of 4:18:94. The girls set a meet record, edging out the precious record set by Highland in 2014 by over a second. Other winners for the Lady Cougars included a first place for Schieppe in the 1600 meter, with Julie Monson placing fifth, a first place win for Mister in the 800 and second place in the 400.