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Elk Grove Citizen

Track & Field Athletes Reach State Championship

May 23, 2024 03:42PM ● By Alejandro Barron

Ihe Okoh stands atop the podium after she took first place in the 400 Meters, running a personal record of 55.38 at Davis High School at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters on May 18, 2024. Photo courtesy of @FHSAthletics2 on X

SACRAMENTO REGION, CA (MPG) - The Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Finals for Track and Field were held May 17 and 18 at Davis High School. 
Local athletes stood out with first place finishes and were able to move on to the CIF State Championships in Clovis on May 24-25. 
Mens Results
110m Hurdles - 39"
Grade 12   Myles Mcfarland   13.90a   Cosumnes Oaks
3000m Hurdles - 36"
Grade 12   Myles Mcfarland   38.14a   Cosumnes Oaks

 Womens Results
400 Meters 
Grade 12      Ihe Okoh       55.38 (PR)     Franklin

Okoh of the Wildcats is committed to UC Irvine for track and field while Mcfarland of the Wolfpack is committed to San Jose State University. This is Okoh's second consecutive first place finish in the 400M race at the section Masters. She finished last year with a 56.43a mark, according to 
Although they finished in second place, the Wildcats 4x400 Relay team, which include Savannah Berry, Ihe Okoh, Alexis Steward and Senai Rogers, also advanced to the State Championship. 
As for Rogers, she is coming off a section championship in soccer with the Wildcats and is committed to Louisiana State University ahead of her trip to Clovis for the State Championships. 
Two local schools, the Franklin High Wildcats and Cosumnes Oaks High Wolfpack, will be present Friday and Saturday at the State Championships  in Clovis.