Eatonville was more than the host for the Nisqually League/District 3 high school track and field championships last week.
The Cruisers’ boys and girls also rolled up both team titles and a combined 13 victories in individual or relay events, clearly establishing themselves as the class of the field during the two-day meet.
Now it’s on to the Tri-District meet this Thursday and Saturday at King’s High School in Seattle, where the top finishers will earn spots in the state 1A championships May 30-31.
Several Cruisers will be odds-on favorites to advance to the state competition. Better still, among those who are virtually assured of making the mark is Justin Kaelin. The junior is undefeated and leading all of Washington so far this season, and last Friday he put his stamp again on the Eatonville record books by breaking his own school record with an effort of 58 feet 4.5 inches.
(Read more in the May 21 print edition of The Dispatch)