Kropf fifth in national track championship meet

Maria Kropf, of Sweet Home, finished fifth at the Hershey’s Track and Field National Meet Aug. 6 in Hershey, Pa. Kropf ran 13.48 in the girls 13-14 100-meter event, which brought together the winners from eight regional Hershey meets held earlier in the summer in the United States and Canada.

The race was won by Takeia Pinkney, 13, of Atlanta, Ga.