Ramsey racks up record in 1,600 meters
Breaks 28-year-old mark held by Amie Poteet
Last updated 3/30/2023 at 9:23am
The Medical Lake track team returned from the Ray Cockrum Relays in Wenatchee with a number of personal records but one set of very special numbers.
Cardinals' senior distance runner Kayla Ramsey broke the school's 28-year record for the 1,600 meters, March 25 at Wenatchee High School.
As the senior crossed the finish line ahead of a trio of other local competitors in a time of 5 minutes, 18.51 seconds she eclipsed the long-held mark of Cardinal Athletic Hall of Fame member Amie Poteet, a 5:22.8 set in 1995.
Tenaya Belsby (5:37.35) and Hannah Ward (5:38.35), both of Cheney, and the Cardinal...