Hershberger competes at State Track and Field Meet

Hershberger competes at State Track and Field Meet

Senior Aaron Hershberger & Junior Quang Huynh

Senior Aaron Hershberger capped his four year track and field career by competing in two events at the State Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium in Des Moines Friday, May 21.  Aaron first competed in the 110 meter high hurdles running in lane one of the first of three heats.  He ran the distance clearing ten hurdles in 16.39 seconds, which placed him seventeenth overall.  The 400 meter hurdle race was a mere ninety minutes later.  Hershberger ran from lane five in the second heat.  He clipped a couple of hurdles in the final turn but was able to mount a strong finish.  His time of 59.09 seconds placed him sixteenth in the field of twenty-four competitors.  Congratulations to Aaron on a fine season and an outstanding track and field career at Hillcrest Academy.