Thursday was day 1 of the State Track & Field Meet, at Howard Wood Field in Sioux Falls. Trey Smith led the way for the Madison Bulldogs on Thursday, taking first place in the Class A Discus Throw. Smith’s toss of 146 feet 9 inches was more than 4 feet better than the next competitor.  Smith, a senior for the Bulldogs, took 5th place in the discus throw last year. 

In other events for the Bulldogs on Thursday, the Madison boys 400 meter relay team qualified for the finals by winning their preliminary heat. The boys 3200 meter relay team failed to qualify for the finals. The Madison girls 400 meter relay team also missed out the finals, as did Kaden Hanscom in the Boys 100 meter dash. 

The State meet continues today and tomorrow in Sioux Falls.