Knights Earn All-State Honors at State Meet
SJCS senior Caroline Linen won the Class AA state championship in the 1,600-meter run, and she and senior Dylan McTigue made the all-state team with their performances in the state meet Saturday at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.
Caroline Linen took first in the 1,600 with a time of 5:20.24. She also was runner-up in the 800 with a personal record (PR) of 2:23.29.
Dylan McTigue was state runner-up in the 800 with a PR of 1:57.80. Senior Tristan McTigue finished fourth in the 800 with a PR of 2:01.37.
Also for the St. Joe’s boys, senior Tristan Noel placed fifth in the pole vault, clearing 11 feet; and Dylan McTigue, Tristan McTigue, senior Jeffrey Werth, and sophomore Ryan Kane took fifth in the 4×800 relay (8:49.69).
Among the girls, senior Brigid Alvis recorded a pair of PRs, taking third in the 800 (2:34.75) and fifth in the 400 (1:021.56). Eighth-grader Lauren Kelly finished fourth in the 3,200 (PR of 12:31.33).
Caroline Linen, Brigid Alvis, Lauren Kelly, and senior Madison Powers were state runners-up in the 4×800 relay (10:04.49), and Linen, Alvis, Powers, and freshman Nina Brown came in fourth in the 4×400 relay with a PR of 4:16.92.
In the team results, the SJCS girls took fifth out of 26 teams with 46 points, and the boys came in 12th out of 29 teams with 21 points.
Click HERE for complete results on SCRunners.com.
Congratulations to all the Knights on these achievements and a great season!!