By Paul Delaney

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

Kayla Ramsey now owns the best time ever at Medical Lake in the 1,600-meter run.

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...

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