Trojans tie with Noblesville for 8th place in state meet


Center Grove’s Unified track and field team tied for eighth place in the state finals Saturday at Indiana University.

The Trojans scored 73 points to tie with Noblesville. Merrillville edged Fort Wayne North Side 100-98 for the title.

Center Grove closed the meet with a third-place finish in the 4×100-meter relay. Senior Gabe Branam, freshman Caleb Francis and sophomores Megan Perry and Santina Schembra ran 56.20 seconds.

Sophomore Logan Stastik won his flight of the long jump with a leap of 13 feet, 1 inch. Francis was second in his heat of the 400 in 1:11.88.