EPHS qualified 13 for state track

The Southern Sky District Track Meet finals were held May 16th at OIT.   The Eagles had an outstanding meet qualifying 13 athletes in 10 events for this week’s state meet at Hayward Field in Eugene.   

For the girls the following athletes qualified for state: Cassie Boykin (100,200,4x400relay) Lindsey Marsh(400,4x 400 relay) Erin Hedrick(100H) Jenise Lewis (100H) Tiffany Burke(4×400 relay) Nicole Leaf (4×400 relay) Jessica Ferro (4×400 relay) Kim Snow(javelin) Josie Henderson (pole vault).  
For the boys Josh Wilson (high jump) Zach Reed (high jump) Garrett Davis (100) Garrett Snow(javelin).  Erin Hedrick, Cassie Boykin, and Josh Wilson are competing at state for second straight year.  Freshmen Garrett Snow and Zach Reed achieved their season best performances at the district meet and qualified. 

The girls 4×400 relay had a season best by 8 seconds in running a 4:10 and enter the state meet with the sixth fastest time in 5A.  The Eagles are again peaking at the right time and look forward to a successful trip to Eugene.

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