Weaver, Fessler qualify in multiple events for Warhawks

Morgan Meier of West Fork is shown mid-leap during the long jump competition. Meier initially was announced the winner, but later it was announced she’d finished second in the event. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

NORTHWOOD -- West Fork’s Kenna Weaver was one of the five who made the state field in both the 1,500 and 3,000 out of Northwood, making the trip in those events for the fourth time. She was among the top-eight seeds for both events.

Makia Fessler will be busy hurdling, going for the 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles and running the anchor on the shuttle hurdle relay that all reached the state meet. She’s joined by her cousin, Makenzie Fessler, as well as Rachael Jones and Alex Suntken.

Making her first state meet as a sophomore is Jordan Swenson, who won the high jump at 5 feet. She made just one attempt at 5-1 and her jumping coach Mark Twedt told her she was done, cutting off her competition.

“Yeah, I was hoping I was going to make it,” Swenson said...

The full story appears in the May 16 print editions of the Sheffield Press and Pioneer Enterprise.