Howard advanced to state

Red Bud High School freshman Brayden Howard advanced to the IHSA state track meet in high jump. 

He earned his state ticket by taking second place at sectionals on June 9 in Chester. Howard’s jump was 5’7” which was also a season best for him. 

The Class 1A state meet will be held on Thursday at Eastern Illinois University. 

Howard is the son of Donny and Mindy Howard of Red Bud.