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Coupeville runners qualify for tri-district finals | Track

By JIM WALLER May 17, 2013 · 8:38 AM

Coupeville High School's Josiah Campbell, Makana Stone and Madison Tisa-McPhee all secured berths for the finals at the tri-district track meet after the preliminary rounds Thursday, May 16, at King's.

The Wolves also qualified in all three girls relays.

The top eight in the preliminaries in each running event moved on.

The finals of the 25-team tri-district begin at 11 a.m. Saturday. The first six in each event earn state berths.

State is Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

Tisa-McPhee captured spots in the hurdle finals, finishing second in the 100 hurdles (16.51) and fourth in the 300 hurdles (49.03).

Campbell was seventh (11.84) in the boys 100 and Stone eighth in the girls 200 (27.35).

Stone ran on all three girls relay teams. She joined Jai'Lysa Hoskins, Marisa Etzell and Sylvia Hurlburt to finish second in the 4x100 (51.61); with Tisa-McPhee, Hoskins and Hurlburt to get third in the 4x200 (1:47.83); and with Kirsten Pelroy, Hoskins and Etzell to place eighth in the 4x400 (4:16.4).

Other Coupeville results in the preliminaries:

Campbell, 13th, triple jump, 35-10.75; Brandon Kelley, 12th, 300 hurdles, 45.59; Rachel Wenzel, 14th, javelin, 88-09; boys 4x100 (Lathom Kelley, Brandon Kelley, Sam Landau, Jared Helmstadter), 10th, 46.62; and boys 4x400 (Lathom Kelley, Matthew Hampton, Landau, Helmstadter), 12th, 3:46.69.

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