2023 Boys & Girls Track and Field

State Meet Team Results
2023 Boys Class 8-3A
Place School Score
1 Pekin Edison 38
2 Metamora GS 28
3 Eureka 24.50
4 Bradley Central 24
5 Plano 23
6 Dunlap MS 22
  Pleasant Plains 22
8 Mt. Prospect River Trails 21
9 Richmond Nippersink 18
10 Teutopolis 17
  Toledo Cumberland 17
12 Coal City 16
  East St. Louis Lincoln 16
14 Robinson Nuttall 15
  Williamsville 15
16 Riverton 14
17 Darien Eisenhower 13
  Shelbyville Moulton 13
19 Tolono Unity 12.50
20 Pontiac JHS 11
21 El Paso-Gridley 10
  Rock Falls 10
  Vandalia 10
  Washington MS 10
25 Roxana 9
26 Athens 8
  Auburn JHS at Divernon 8
  Marengo 8
29 Tuscola East Prairie 7.50
30 Genoa Kingston 7
  Rushville Schuyler Industry 7
32 Port Byron Riverdale 6.50
33 Lincoln JHS 6
  Monmouth-Roseville JHS 6
  Morris GS 6
  River Forest Roosevelt 6
37 Stanford Olympia 5
  Wilmington 5
39 Hillsboro 4
  Morris Saratoga 4
41 Chicago Latin School 3
  Petersburg PORTA JHS 3
  Staunton 3
44 Argenta-Oreana 2
  Chicago St. Benedict 2
  Herscher Limestone 2
  St. Joseph 2
48 Braidwood Reed-Custer 1
  Crystal Lake Prairie Grove 1
  Downs Tri-Valley 1
  Northbrook Wood Oaks 1
  Springfield Lincoln 1
  Warrensburg-Latham 1

Class History

The first IESA state track meet for boys was held in Wenona in 1932 with 28 schools attending. A 24" trophy for the winning team was donated by the merchants of Wenona.

From 1932 to 1984 there were two classes of boys' track, Class A (Heavyweights) and Class B (Lightweights). Class B was based on age, weight, and height from 1932 to 1968. In 1969, the weight factor was dropped and competition was based on age and height factors. Class B was discontinued in 1985, changed to grade level play (7 and 8) and school size, our present classes.

The girls' track program, initiated in 1972 at the regional level, moved to state finals in 1974 in two divisions: Class A for grades five through eight and Class B for grades five and six only. These two classes were continued through the 1979 season. From 1980 through 1984, the Girls classes were changed to correspond with those of the boys based on age and height factors. Class B girls were measured during those years for height the same as the boys. Beginning in 1985, those classes were dropped and reorganized into four classes by school size and grade level (7A, 7AA, 8A and 8AA). It was split again in 2021 into the current classes of 7-1A, 7-2A, 7-3A, 7-4A, 8-1A, 8-2A, 8-3A, and 8-4A.

Boys' and girls' wheelchair divisions in 1A/2A and 3A/4A were added in 2024.

How Class Split is Determined

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