By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

Blackhawks boys repeat as state 2A track and field champs

Year In Review:Cheney Sports

 

January 3, 2019



It may not have set a record, but it did achieve half of Cheney High School boys track and field head coach Derek Slaughter’s goal.

Led by the four state titles of senior sprinter Charles Johnson, the Blackhawk boys out-pointed the team they tied with last year — Ridgefield — to earn their second consecutive 2A state championship in competition May 24-26 at Mt. Tahoma High School near Tacoma. Cheney outscored Ridgefield 55-41, not quite the 82 points Slaughter had hoped to achieve in order to set a points record at state, but an important milestone nonetheless.

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