Mattoon’s Emily Maple and Oaklie Layton each took second in distance events at the Annie’s girls track and field invitational Thursday night in Centralia.

Maple ran the 800 meters in 2 minutes, 38.6 seconds and Layton clocked 13:34 in the 3,200 meters, eclipsing her best previous time by 35 seconds. She also placed third in both the high jump at 4 feet, 8 inches, and the pole vault at 6 feet, 6 inches. Plus, Maple was part of the 4×400 that took fourth, along with teammates Ryleigh Greyson, Brooke Jobe and Makala Brown.

Charleston’s Ila Richter finished fourth in the 800 at 2:45.16. Richter also helped both the CHS 4×800 relay team take fourth and the 4×400 relay team finish sixth.

CHS’s Olivia Conn placed third in the long jump, leaping 15 feet, 7 inches, and Mackenzie Williams threw the discuss 91 feet, 2 inches for third.

“I was proud of the way our girls competed, with several of them carrying a heavy load entered in three to four events,” CHS coach Chris Hawk said.

Sydney Livingston just missed a PR in the high jump, going 4 feet, 8 inches.

Mackenzie Williams tosses the discus Thursday afternoon in the Annie’s Invitational. (Photo by Malia Hodges)

Mattoon set PRs in 15 events. Kaelyn Ryan improved her 1,600-meter time of 6:34 by 23 seconds.

“We are still learning and getting faster,” MHS coach Troy Haacke said. “The distance girls had a great night with many girls dropping time and gaining confidence.”

Here are the complete results from the meet.