Cardinals send six to state meet

Seven more miss berths by thin margins

YAKIMA - Medical Lake is sending six athletes to the state 1A track meet at Zaepfel Stadium this weekend.

But it could have been a bigger number, lamented head Coach Gene Blankenship following the District 7 meet May 17 and 18 at Riverside High School.

The Top 2 finishers from each event qualified to compete at Eisenhower High School's Zaepfel, but had a state qualifying number been attained they, too, would have been able to attend.

As it stands the Cardinal girls are represented in five events and the boys in two.

Chiche Okemgbo won a pair of throwing events, the discus at 112 feet, 11 inche...


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