State Track & Field Championships: Ecoffey, Burkhalter, Yellow Mule win titles on day 1

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The 2021 State Track and Field Championships kicked off Friday with Class ‘AA’ in Sturgis, Class ‘A’ in Spearfish and Class ‘B’ in Rapid City.

Normally, all three classes would come together in Rapid City during the second day of competition on Saturday.

But this year, all three classes will stay separated throughout the duration of the two-day event.

For complete results from Class AA, click here.

For complete results from Class A, click here.

For complete results from Class B, click here.


Local State Champions from Friday

State AA

– Boys 4×800 Meter Relay

Rapid City Stevens     –  Hayden Grosz, Alex Otten, Caden Sietsema, Simeon Birnbaum

– Girls Triple Jump

Matayah Yellow Mule, RC Central

State A

– Girls 3200 Meter Run

Jade Ecoffey, Red Cloud


State B

– Boys 3200 Meter Run

Jonathan Burkhalter, Bison



Featured Highlights, State B Track Meet

Girls 100 Meter Hurdles

1st Mackenzie Hemmer, Colman – Egan


Girls 4×200 Meter Relay

1st Colman – Egan


Boys 3200 Meter Run

1st Jonathan Burkhalter, Bison


Boys 100 Meter Dash

1st  Angel Johnson, Viborg-Hurley


Girls 100 Meter Dash

1st Ella Heinitz, Dell Rapids St. Mary





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