Zachary Barnett, 11 of Gardner, qualified to compete in the Hershey State Track Meet in Salina on June 21. In his very first track meet, the Johnson County Hershey Meet last April, Barnett took fourth place in the 200-meter dash, qualifying for the state meet in the 11-12 age group. He took ninth place in the 100-meter dash.
Barnett has a twin sister, Abby. He is a fifth grader at Pioneer Ridge Middle School.