Joddie Decker finishes 12th in state track championship

Scott Alexander
Coach Smith, Coach Soppe, Joddie Decker, and Coach Van Etten as Decker competed in the New York State Track and Field Championships June 7. Decker would finish 12th in Division 2, 27th overall.

Penn Yan’s Joddie Decker ran in the NYSPHSAA Track and Field Championships in Middletown High School June 7.

Decker, competing in the 3000-meter run, finished 12th in Division 2 with a time of 11:04. Her mark was good enough to earn 27th place overall in New York State.

“Joddie is a hard worker,” said Coach Rick Smith. “We look forward to her being at this championship meet next year.”