Brant, Woodbury among area athletes headed to state track and field

Iowa’s girls and boys high school state athletic organizations have released tentative state qualifier lists for the state track and field meet running Thursday through Saturday, May 16-18, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Here are the qualifiers from Gladbrook-Reinbeck and Green Mountain-Garwin high schools.


Kennedy Brant will be part of three total events for the Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls. She cleared 5-foot-3 to earn a spot in the 1A high jump, is seeded 12th in the open 400 in 1:02.30 and is the anchor of the eighth-seeded sprint medley team, joining up with Dylan Mathern, Blake Mathern and Elly Sieh.


Jabari Woodbury returns to state in the 1A boys 400-meter dash with the 11th seed in 51.43 seconds; he’s also the 24th seed in the 200 with a 23.44 clocking.