Kalvin Diekman and Kayla Zimmerman, the first Spectrum athletes to qualify for the state track meet, both advanced to Class A finals in preliminaries Friday at Hamline in St. Paul.
Diekman, a senior, had the third-best 110 high hurdles prelim time of 15.61, or .09 under his section time. His finals will be held 4:25 p.m. Saturday.
Zimmerman, a junior, had the third-best 800 meter prelim time with 2:17.65, well under her 2:20.62 section time. Her finals will be held at 6:12 p.m.