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Track: Whitaker takes fifth in long jump

The Daily Astorian

Published on May 19, 2017 7:50AM

EUGENE — The North Coast has its first point-scorer of the 2017 OSAA state track meet, as Warrenton’s Tyler Whitaker finished fifth in the 3A long jump competition Thursday at Hayward Field.

Whitaker’s best jump of the day was 19 feet, 11¾ inches. Scott Labhart of La Pine won the event (22-7¼).

Knappa’s Robert Pina-Morton finished 11th in the 2A 3,000-meter final, in 10 minutes, .03 seconds.

Finals in the 1A, 2A and 3A classes conclude today, with preliminary action beginning for 4A, 5A and 6A athletes.


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