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    Zach Hare, Justin Zimmers, Gabe Valentine and Kolby Beitz

To Represent Eureka At 3A State

Five Eureka Tornadoes will make the trip to Wichita this Friday and Saturday to compete in the 3A Track and Field State Tournament.

Eureka sophomore Gabe Valentine will be making his second state appearance at the meet. He placed sixth at the 2018 tournament in the long jump; an event he placed 1st in at regionals. Valentine jumped a distance of 22’ 1.5” at Cheney last Friday. Last year at state, he jumped a distance of 20’11”. He will jump this Friday at 11:30 a.m.

He also qualified in the 100 meter and 200 meter dash events. He will race in the 200M preliminaries on Friday at 12:25 p.m. Finals will be held at 6:10 p.m. on Saturday. Preliminaries for the 100M will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, with finals being held at 1:05 p.m.


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