by: Scott McCaulley

Several Northern Arkansas athletes took part in the Meet of Champions at Lake Hamilton. The top finishers were from Green Forest with Lexington Hilton placing  second in the Boys 3200 Meter Run while Karina Maravillas took third in the Girls 800 Meter Run.

Two participants from Harrison took part in the meet with Hayden Vanderpool finishing fourth in the Boys Shot Put and Ella Brandt taking eighth in the Girls High Jump.

The other area participants included Alex Hill from Alpena who took sixth in the Girls Long Jump and 14th in the Girls 100 Meter Dash, Madi Hopson of Flippin who took eighth in the Girls 800, and the Girls 4 x 100 Meter Relay Team from Omaha who took ninth.