EAST PEORIA — The Metcalf girls track team scored 31 points in the Class 7A division to finish second in the Illinois Elementary School Association state meet on Saturday. Altamora won with 37.5.
Metcalf was led by 200-meter dash champion Marisa Lopez, who clocked 27.58 seconds. She also finished third in the 100 (13.47). Metcalf took third in both the 800 relay (1:59.21) and 1,600 relay (4:36.80). Aja Cade of Metcalf was fifth in the pole vault (6-9).
For the Class 7A boys, Isaiah Whitaker of Bloomington St. Mary's won the pole vault at 10 feet, 6 inches while Ridgeview's 400 relay won in 52.19. St. Mary's and Ridgeview tied for 16th with 10 points.
The top area finisher for Class 8A boys was Metcalf's Cade McLellan, who took second in the shot put (44-3). The top area placer for 8A girls was Heyworth's runner-up 800 relay (1:54.66).