CHARLESTON — Michelle Dobbs came to the state meet with the fastest 800-meter dash time in Illinois. On Friday, she made that time even faster.
In the preliminaries on Friday, Dobbs improved her time in the 800 when she took first in her heat with a time of 2:13.61.
She also qualified for the state meet in the 1600-meter run, but has decided to focus all of her energy and concentration on winning the 800.
The finals of the 800 were scheduled to run on Saturday.
Results from the state meet will be in Tuesday’s edition of the News-Leader.