Cardinal girls make state for first time since 2003, boys earn first berth since 2004
Gene Blankenship has proven he’s a pretty good cross country coach.
Now he might add clairvoyant following both of his Medical Lake teams qualifying for this Saturday’s state meet at Pasco.
The Cardinals finished second in the boys’ and third in girls’ competition. “That was basically what I predicted in the preview,” Blankenship reminded. “I was real pleased.”
It’s been nearly a decade since the last Medical Lake team qualified to run at state. The girls’ team made it to state in 2003 and it was 2004 for the boys. Nine Cardinal runners from each team will be at Sun Will...