Tupa takes two events for Evergreen
Caroline Tupa of Evergreen High School in White Center won two events in the West Central District Class 2A track and field meet held at Sunset Stadium in Sumner, leading all area qualifiers in all classifications for this week's state 2A/3A/4A meet to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
Tupa threw the javelin 119 feet, 0 inches to capture first place for the Wolverines and won the shot put competition at 40-01.00.
Also winning for Evergreen in the 2A portion of the Sumner meet was Marques Chacon in the boys 3,200-meter run. He posted a time of 9 minutes, 42.2 seconds.
Brother Matthew Chacon was fourth in that event in 9:43.84, while Marques Chacon placed fourth in the 1,600 with Matthew Chacon sixth in 4:31.02.
Also for Evergreen, Theo Mowatt took fourth in the boys triple jump at 42-00.75, just ahead of teammate Pedro Diaz at 41-09.50.
Diaz was also sixth in the 300-meter hurdles in 42.00 seconds.
Foster had four top finishers.
Sierra Parsons placed third in the girls high jump at 5-00 and Eric Teng took seventh in both the boys discus (130-00) and javelin (143-03).
Emily Chanthaphone of Foster was seventh in the girls pole vault at 9-00.
Kennedy Catholic fared well in the 3A portion of the combined district action in Sumner.
Jason Cowan won the boys 400-meter dash in a time of 49.49 and also placed sixth in the 200 in 22.79.
Ariell Garnett came in first in the girls 400 for the Lancers in 58.24 and was also second in the 200 with a 25.69 effort.
Danielle Carnahan of JFK won the pole vault at 11-03.00 and was eighth in the long jump at 15-03.75.
The Kennedy girls 800 relay came in fifth in 1:46.67 and the girls 1,600 relay was eighth in 4:18.36.
Pierce Thompson placed fifth in the boys 300 hurdles in 41.00.
For Highline in the 3A competition, Thais Pedro was third in the girls 3,200 in 11:35.15 and eighth in the 1,600 in 5:23.86.
Sophia Cassam of the Pirates placed sixth in the girls pole vault at 9-03.00.