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Locke, Perkins qualify for state
Christian Locke
Photo provided by Tom Beckwith/ Daily News Journal Christian Locke, second from left, qualified for the state tournament next week. Locke finished second in both the 800 and 1,600 meters at Saturday's sectional event at Blackman High School.
Christian Locke is no stranger to the state stage, but this year he’ll be bringing a teammate. Locke and Jayren Perkins each qualified for the state track meet after finishing in the top three of their respective events in the sectionals at Blackman High School. Locke secured a spot in both the 800- and 1,600-meter races, finishing second in both events Saturday.