The 2021 Missouri Class 1 State Championships wrapped up on Saturday evening in Jefferson City, and we saw several great performances. Among those great performances were four Class 1 State Meet Records being broken.
Brooklyn Miller (St. Joseph Christian) was the standout performer on the girls side this year. She won the state title in the high jump with a new Class 1 State Meet record of 1.70m. She followed that performance up with another state title in the javelin with a new Class 1 State Meet record throw of 39.67m. She then went on to win her third state title of the day with a victory in the 300m Hurdles.
College Heights was the winner of the girls team state title with an impressive performance. They scored 62 points to secure the victory, followed by Princeton with 43, Tarkio with 33, and Rock Port with 32. Addison Lawrence was the MVP for the Cougars, winning state titles in both the 100m and 200m, and anchoring their state champion 4x100m and 4x200m teams with Jayli Johnson, Allie Fiscus, and Lauren Ukena. Johnson also finished sixth place in the 200m to bring home 3 points. Grace Bishop took second place in the 3200m and fourth place in the 1600m, and anchored their third place 4x400m team with Johnson, Ukena, and Katie Moss to wrap up their scoring.
Green City won the boys state title with an impressive 87 points. Mound City took second with 48 points, followed by Valle Catholic in third with 41, and Calvary Lutheran in fourth with 37 points.
Asher Buggs-Tipton had a monster day to help lead Green City to the title. He won the state title in the long jump, as well as winning state in the triple jump. If that wasn't enough, he also won state in both the 110m Hurdles and 300m hurdles.
The Green City 4x200m team of Christopher Barto, Landon Doosing, Aaron Peavler, and Manford York also won the state championship and broke the Class 1 state meet record in the process with a time of 1:31.11.
Aaron Peavler took second place in the 100m and seventh place in the 200m to bring home 10 points as well. Manford York took fifth place in the 200m, while Landon Doosing also placed fifth in the triple jump. Their 4x100m team of Doosing, Laydon Fields, Barto, and Peavler took third plae, and their 4x400m team of Barto, Doosing, Fields, and York took second place to wrap up the scoring.
Tyler Blay (West Nodaway) also broke the Class 1 State Meet record in the 3200m with a time of 9:34.49 to earn a state title, and also finished second place in the 1600m.
Stay tuned this week for more photo and video coverage from the 2021 Missouri Class 1 State Championships!