At the April 20 Class 1A District 3 track and field meet in Port St. Joe, Franklin County had a host of runners take part.
In the 3200-meters, roughly equivalent to two miles, eighth grader Josiah Friddle ran third, with a time of 12:00.45, which as the 19th best time in the region, qualified him to advance.
At regionals his time improved to a 11:46.37, and he finished 11th.
In the 1600-meter finals, roughly equivalent to a mile, Friddle ran seventh, with a time of 5:29.10.
In the 300-meter hurdles, sophomore Calea Dively finished sixth, with a 59.16 time.
In the 100-meter dash, junior Mya Brown ran 11th, with a time of 16.43, just ahead of sophomore Autumn Loesch, who ran a 16.69.
In the 200-meters, junior Hunter Duval ran sixth, with a 24.43 time. In the 100-meter dash, Duval ran 11th, with a 12.25 time.
In the long jump, Duval finished ninth, as he leaped 5.5 meters, the equivalent to 18 feet 3 inches.