2023 Boys & Girls Track and Field

State Meet Team Results
2023 Girls Class 7-2A
Place School Score
1 Effingham St. Anthony 48
2 Havana 34
3 Brimfield 24
  Chicago Sacred Heart 24
5 Glasford Illini Bluffs 21
  Lexington 21
7 New Berlin JHS 20
8 Carthage 18
  Onarga Iroquois West 18
10 Paris Crestwood 17
  Rock Falls St. Andrew 17
12 Normal Metcalf 15
13 Fulton River Bend 14
  Kewanee Wethersfield 14
  Stewardson-Strasburg 14
16 Somonauk 11
  White Hall North Greene 11
19 Peoria Norwood 10
  Toulon Stark County 10
  Winchester 10
22 Sidell Salt Fork 9
23 Altamont 8
  Bismarck-Henning 8
  Chicago Alphonsus 8
  Decatur Dennis 8
  Henry-Senachwine 8
  Madison 8
  Pawnee 8
30 Buffalo Tri-City 7
  Casey-Westfield 7
32 Erie 6
  Liberty 6
  Macon Meridian 6
  Sparland Midland 6
36 Aurora Christian 5
  Champaign St. Matthew 5
  Waterman Indian Creek 5
39 Bartonville Monroe 4
  Bushnell-Prairie City 4
  Oakland Lake Crest 4
  Seneca 4
43 Bridgeport Red Hill 3
  Chicago Lycee Francais 3
  Dwight 3
  Mt. Olive 3
  Plainfield St. Mary 3
  Tremont 3
49 Decatur Our Lady of Lourdes 2
  Decatur Robertson 2
  Elmwood 2
  Peoria Reservoir 2
53 Mt. Pulaski 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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