Newton wins 5A State Championship

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The Newton Railers won a second consecutive 5A girls state track and field title on Saturday at Cessna Stadium.

The team was led by their girls 4x100 relay team of Savannah Simmons, Jennifer Andres, Taylor Antonowich and Kalli Anderson who set a state record in the preliminary round on Friday and recording the second fastest time in state tournament history with a gold medal finish on Saturday.

Railers brought home medals in the 4x400 relay, 200m, 300m hurdles, 400m, shotput and several others.