David Evans, Isaac Johnson, Austin Sprenger and Ian Etheridge (lying down) pose for a picture after winning the 400 relay at Hayward Field on July 2.
The 13- to 14-year-old 4x100 relay team of David Evans, Isaac Johnson, Austin Sprenger and Ian Etheridge will be moving on to compete in the Hershey’s North American Final Meet in Pennsylvania on Aug. 6.
The foursome placed first at the Hershey’s Track and Field Championships state event held at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field on July 2 with a time of 50.8 seconds.
Etheridge was a multi-event competitor, as he also competed in the standing long jump.
Kreylynn Johnson fell short of qualifying for the national event in the girls’ standing long jump, but her mark of 65 1/2 inches remained the best of all state competitors on July 2.