On Friday, April 17th, the Washington 8th grade boys track team took first place at the Lone Tree Invitational. Our Washington team scored 116 points followed closely by Lone Tree with 108. Other teams competing/ scores: Lone Tree= 96, Highland= 88, Keota= 56, Washington 7th grade= 44 & Springville= 28. Washington won four of the six relays during the meet. The shuttle hurdle relay team of Ben S, Caleb S, Ben L & Cade H won (timed at 1:09.81). Sam H, Ben S, Kyle D & Logan E took first in the distance medley relay. Garrett I, Mason S, Kyle D & Tristan W won the 800-meter medley relay (timed at 1:51.50). The final winning relay team of Tristan W, Kyle D, Mason S & Garrett I won the 4x200 meter relay.
Another impressive performance took place in the 100-meter hurdles where Cade H & Ben L battled side-by-side down the track with Cade H winning a very close race by four hundredths of a second. Lincoln K came in right behind Cade H & Ben L to take third place. The team performed well and will compete again on Monday, April 27th, when they travel to Fort Madison. Keep it up! We are proud of you all!