Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · MSHS athletes headed to state track meet

Eight Muscle Shoals athletes and two relay teams qualified for this week’s Alabama High School Athletic Association State Track Championships in Gulf Shores.

The event in Gulf Shores features Class 4A-7A teams.

The Lady Trojans had five individuals qualify in 10 events – with Lauren Brackin and Kara Nix leading the way in three events each (800 meters, 1600 meters and 3200 meters).

Kaylie Wright will compete in the 200 meters and the long jump, while Hailey Tucker will be in the 300 hurdles and Aliyah Williams in the discus.

The Lady Trojans’ 4×100 and 4×800 relay teams round out the girls’ entries.

Stephen Tanner qualified for two field events – the shot put and the discus.

Jaeden Bowley, the sectional champion in the shot put, and Jared Tittle (javelin) also qualified for the state championships.