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By PAUL DELANEY
Staff Reporter 

Cardinals collect PRs, podium spots at state competition

 

Paul Delaney

Medical Lake’s Amarah Nicholson leads runners across the finish line in last Friday’s preliminary heat in the 100-meter run at the State 1A track championships at EWU’s Roos Field. The win qualified Nicholson for Saturday’s final where she lost in a photo finish to Abi Kim of Seattle Christian.

The state 1A track championships staged last weekend at Eastern Washington University might not have produced a first place finish for Medical Lake but one of their coach’s came away with a smile.

“There were some excellent performances by Amarah (Nicholson) and Micah (Dingfield),” co-head coach Gene Blankenship said. “Amarah PR’d in the 200 (meter run), a lifetime PR for her, a 26.07,” in a losing effort to Abi Kim of Seattle Christian who clocked a 25.54 second victory. Nicholson’s time in the 200 was the second-fastest in ML history.

In the 100 Kim and Nicholson were clocke...



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