Girls Track & Field Winners
Notre Dame, 2017-2019 winner
The reigning Semoball Awards Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year was sidelined by injury for much of the spring, but that didn’t stop her from claiming another Class 4 state title in the triple jump with a leap of 39-6.5. That came after repeating as district and sectional champion in the event, despite not jumping during the regular season. She helped the Bulldogs’ 1,600-meter relay to an all-state run and also won district gold in the long jump, later finishing fourth in the event at the state meet. Notre Dame finished sixth in the team standings at state.
Dexter, senior, 2016 winner
A standout in three sports, Waldner capped things off int he spring with a great track campaign, taking a Class 3 state title in the 300-meter hurdles (43.61) as well as well as third-place finishes in the 100 hurdles and long jump. She was the district champ in all three events, and sectional winner in both hurdle events. She also qualified for state in the 200.
Poplar Bluff senior, 2015 winner
Brimlett was a state champion in the 100-meter and 300-meter hurdles, helping lead the Mules to a Class 4 team championship. She also finished second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
Jackson senior, 2014 winner
Maddox successfully defended her Class 4 state title in the pole vault with a height of 12 feet, 6 inches at the state meet. She finished her senior season undefeated, finishing first in every meet she competed in.