NORTH Burnett had a strong showing in the state high school track and field competition. The carnival was held in Brisbane and 10 students from Monto State High and Burnett State College (BCC) competed. Monto shot putter Cassie Dorries finished first in the state. BCC’s 2012 sportsperson of the year Lucy Thompson placed fifth in discus. Other results; Tia Netz was 13th in the high jump, Malitha Cooper was 20th in long jump, Rachael Duncan finished 12th in discus, Tyson Curtis placed 10th in javelin and 14th in triple jump, Taylah Steger was 13th in discus, Ainslie Pointon was 8th in javelin and Stanley Grubb dinished 6th in the 5000m event.