Track: CHS boys fifth at district; qualify two individuals, relay for state

Coupeville placed fifth out of 19 teams at the tri-district track meet last week at King's in Shoreline and qualified two individuals and a relay team for the state meet.

Tyler King dominated the distance races, winning the 800 (1:55.91), 1,600 (4:15.98) and 3,200 (9:43.51). He also joined Chase Bates, Will Hoskins and Mitch Pelroy to finish third in the 4x400 relay (3:32.2).

Hunter Hammer earned the other state spot by placing second in the shot put (48-03).

King's won the boys meet with 118.33 points; Coupeville compiled 44.

No Coupeville girls placed in the meet.

The state 1A meet is Thursday through Saturday, May 27-29, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

King enters the meet with the state's fastest 1A times in the 800 (1:55.34), 1,600 (4:15.28) and 3,200 (9:20.52).

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