All track and field state-qualifying meets were postponed Thursday, and will be contested Friday.
The forecasted high for Cedar Rapids on Thursday is 49 degrees. It’s projected for 61 Friday.
The postponements started trickling in around 9 a.m. Thursday, and the last ones were called off shortly after 1 p.m.
Friday’s scheduled starting time remains the same — 4 p.m. statewide, except for the 4A meet at Iowa City High (5 p.m.) and the 2A meet at Panorama (4:30).
The top two finishers in each event are automatic state qualifiers in 4A, 3A and 2A. Event champions automatically advance in 1A. The rest of the field will be determined by at-large time/distance, with 24 qualifiers total in each event, in each class.
The state meet is next Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium, Des Moines.
State qualifying meet sites
Class 4A: Council Bluffs Lincoln, Dubuque Senior, Fort Dodge, Iowa City High, Johnston, North Scott
Class 3A: Benton Community, Carroll, Charles City, Dallas Center-Grimes, Gilbert, Mount Pleasant, Sergeant Bluff-Luton, West Delaware
Class 2A: Eddyville EBF, Garner GHV, Ida Grove OABCIG, Monticello, Panorama, Sioux Center, Tipton, West Marshall
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Class 1A: Central City, Central Decatur, Edgewood-Colesburg, Fremont-Mills, Griswold, Grundy Center, North Union, Northwood-Kensett, Sigourney, Sioux Central
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