Tigers’ Ross qualifies for state track and field finals


Telegraph Staff Writer

Union County High School’s Auntrell Ross qualified for the Class 2A track and field finals after his performance in the long jump at the May 3 Region 1 meet.

His best distance of 21-9, which occurred on the second of his four attempts, earned him sixth place at the Region 1 meet. Ross goes into the state finals as the 16th seed in the 18-member field.

The state finals will be held Thursday, May 18, at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The boys long jump will start at 2:30 p.m.