EHS squads are academic champs

  • Fri May 12th, 2017 12:00pm
  • Sports

The Enumclaw High School track and field teams – both boys and girls – have been named state academic champions for the spring sports season.

The Scholastic Awards Program recognizes the team with the highest grade-point average among all Washington high schools in their enrollment classification. The program is offered by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, in cooperation with the Dairy Farmers of Washington and Les Schwab Tires.

Taking top academic honors in the 4A classification, the EHS girls team had 24 athletes combine for a GPA of 3.825. On the boys side, EHS had 26 athletes combine for a GPA of 3.611. Both programs are coached by Jenelle Murrell.

The academic state champions for spring include the following activities: baseball, boys and girls golf, boys soccer, softball, boys and girls tennis and boys and girls track and field.

The winning teams will be presented with a special plaque at the upcoming state championships events.