Slight injury hampers Arjes in final run

North Butler's Nicole Heeren spins in the discus ring during her flight of the event at the Class 1A state meet in Des Moines on Friday, May 18. (Kristi Nixon photo)

Des Moines — A hamstring injury kept North Butler senior Morgan Arjes from running what she wanted to in her final state track & field meet.


The Wartburg commit stretched her quad while running the state qualifying meet the week before and she finished 14th overall in the Class 1A 400-meter dash on Thursday, May 17.


She ran to a time of 1 minute, 2.13 seconds, which was the fourth fastest time in the second of three heats.


“It was exciting and fun,” Arjes said. “I just wish I could have done a little bit better..."


The full story appears in the May 24 print edition of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.