Green Dragons place sixth in state

Staff reports

Tompkins, relay team are best in state

The Aledo-Westmer Green Dragon track team placed sixth in the Class 1A state meet at Charleston May 29 and 30.

The Green Dragon 4 x 100 meter relay team (Matt Dawson, Brandon Bolton, Tanner Adolphson and Kyle Tompkins) won first place at state with a time of 42.68.

Kyle Tompkins also took home first place gold in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.72.

The Green Dragon  4 x 200 meter relay team (Matt Dawson, Kyle Tompkins, Colton Welch and Brandon Bolton) placed fourth in the state with a time of 1:30.49. Rock Falls won first place with a time of 1:29.10.

The Green Dragons scored 26 points at the meet. Oregon won the meet this year with 55 points followed by Winnebago, 37; Olympia, 33.5; Heyworth, 32 and Herrin, 32.