The Enumclaw Hornets send five to state | Track and Field

The Enumclaw Hornets will be throwing and running at the upcoming Class 3A state track and field meet.

Enumclaw High’s Maria Blad qualified for the Class 3A state meet in both hurdle events.

The Enumclaw Hornets will be throwing and running at the upcoming Class 3A state track and field meet.

The event takes place Thursday through Saturday at Mount Tahoma High in Tacoma.

Following the West Central District meet last weekend, five Hornets earned spots at state.

On the boys side, distance ace Cory Johnson will run the 1,600 and 3,200 meters. Kolton Carlson will compete in the discus and Logan Ross in the pole vault.

For the girls, Maria Blad will run both the 100- and 300-meters hurdles and Anna Marie Forza will throw the javelin.

At the district tournament, the EHS boys finished 13th with 23 points as a team and the girls took 11th with 24.5.

Johnson ran the 1,600 in 4 minutes, 27.16 seconds for fifth place and 9.35.18 in the 3,200, taking fourth. Carlson took third in the discus reaching 148 feet, 8 inches. Ross took second in the pole vault clearing 13-06.

Blad took second in the 100 hurdles in 15.1 and sixth in the 300 in 47.53.

Forza took second in the javelin at 123-08.

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