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Tag: Star Track XXVIII


Finals day: Star Track XXVIII –UPDATED

Two fantastic finishes have kicked off the final day of Star Track XXVIII today at Mount Tahoma Stadium.

In the 2A girls 4×200 relay, Blaine’s Cherish Morrison took the final handoff trailing by about 15 meters. She easily made up the ground and breezed to the victory. Morrison is also the top seed in the 100, 200 and 400.

In the 3A girls 4×200 relay, the anchor legs for Camas and Yakima West Valley took their batons in a dead heat. By the time Franklin Pierce sprinter Germe Poston took the handoff, she trailed by about 15 meters. The reigning 100 and 200 state champ reeled in the leaders and edged them at the line, winning in 1:43.69. Yakima and Camas had identical times of 1:43.72, but Yakima was second.
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First day of Star Track XXVIII — Updated

The first day of Star Track XXVIII is complete and five records — two state and three meet records — were set on Thursday. Here’s a quick recap of today’s events:

UPDATE (9:40 p.m.)
Federal Way set the state record in the boys 4×400 relay. Eagles turned in a time of 3:15.26, smashing the mark of 3:16.09 set by Wilson in 1982.

Othello junior Christine Kirkwood has a set the state record in the javelin with a throw of 162 feet, 10 inches. That’s two feet better than the old record, which older sister Courtney Kirkwood threw in 2007.

Yakima West Valley set a 3A meet record in the girls 4×400 and Sehome did the same in 2A.
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