Local athletes advance to Junior Olympic regional

Seven Evergreen Storm track and field athletes from Camas will compete at the Junior Olympic regional meet Thursday through Sunday, in Seattle.

The club had 14 champions and 32 second- and third-place finishes at the Pacific Northwest Association meet June 24 to 26, at Chief Sealth International High School, in Seattle.

Tyler Dinh won the 3,000-meter run in the 11- to 12-year-old boys division with a time of 10 minutes, 32.04 seconds. He also finished second in the 1,500 (4:55.87) and third in the long jump (13 feet).

Lucy George grabbed first place in the 100 hurdles of the 13- to 14-year-old girls division with a time of 15.45 seconds. She also took second in the 200 hurdles (30.01) and fourth as a member of the 400 relay (54.25).

Cade Greseth gained four medals in the 17- to 18-year-old boys division. He finished in second place as a member of the 1,600 relay (3:31.9) and third place as a member of the 3,200 relay (8:58.9). He also took third place in the 400 (51.19 seconds) and the 800 (2:00.54).

Zachary Terry secured second place as a member of the 400 relay in the 15- to 16-year-old boys division with a time of 47.83 seconds. He also earned fifth place in the 100 (11.54) and the 200 (23.48).

Nkem Aduka notched third place in the discus of the 17- to 18-year-old girls division with a toss of 115-9. She also took fourth place in the shot put (34-5.75) and seventh place in the javelin (104-8).

Will Sun came in third place as a member of the 3,200 relay in the 17- to 18-year-old boys division with a time of 8:58.9. He also earned eighth place in the 400 hurdles (1:00.92).

Kyan Thompson finished in fourth place in the high jump (5-1) and as a member of the 1,600 relay (4:20.2) in the 13- to 14-year-old division.

Two Evergreen Storm 13- and 14- year-old athletes from Stevenson are on their way to regionals. David McAndie won the high jump (5-5). He also finished fourth as a member of the 1,600 relay (4:20.2) and seventh in the 400 dash (59.41 seconds). James McAndie earned fourth place in the long jump (16-10.75) and the 1,600 relay (4:20.2). He also took sixth in the 400 dash (59.35 seconds).

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