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HS and MS track and field compete at Yokota in final meet before Finals

On Saturday, the high school and middle school track and field teams competed in another very big meet at Yokota. For both teams, it was the last time to compete before Kanto Finals.

The weather was cold, and also windy and rainy at various points in the day. Despite less than ideal conditions, the Knights still were able to achieve a total of 46 personal record performances from their athletes.

Here were the top-eight individual performances and top-three relay performances from high school athletes. Far East qualifying marks are noted with an asterisk:

Josiah- 3rd in 100 meters (11.66), 1st in 200 meters (23.33*), 2nd in long jump (5.73 meters*)
Megumi (9th grade)- 6th in 100 meters (14.24), 5th in 200 meters (29.31), 3rd in long jump (3.96 meters)
Mina- 8th in 200 meters (29.70)
Dominic- 2nd in 400 meters (55.06)
Mariko- 4th in 800 meters (2:41.68)
Krista- 6th in 800 meters (2:46.68)
Tokiwa- 3rd in 110 meter hurdles (18.86), 8th in long jump (4.68 meters)
Jamie- 5th in 110 meter hurdles (19.55), 4th in 300 meter hurdles (45.38)
Megumi (12th grade)- 3rd in 300 meter hurdles (52.02*), 2nd in long jump (4.14 meters)
Annabelle- 4th in shot put (7.81 meters), 4th in discus (21.99 meters), 1st in high jump (1.45 meters*)
Mitsuki- 3rd in discus (22.08 meters)
Leif- 2nd in discus (31.68 meters)
Kyle- 7th in discus (28.58 meters)
Richard- 8th in high jump (1.60 meters), 7th in long jump (4.95 meters)
Boys' 4x100 meter relay (Josiah, Innsung, Leo, Asher)- 2nd (47.08)
Girls' 4x100 meter relay (Megumi (12th grade), Megumi (9th grade), Mina, Mariko)- 2nd (54.76*)
Girls' 4x400 meter relay (Megumi (12th grade), Krista, Mina, Mariko)- 2nd (4:34.83*)

And here were some of the middle school's standout performances:

John- 2nd in 100 meters (12.58), 1st in long jump (4.76 meters)
Kiera- 1st in 800 meters (2:38.31), 1st in 1600 meters (5:49.17)
Sion- 2nd in 800 meters (2:45.97)
Eastin- 7th in 1600 meters (5:35.11)
Chris- 6th in 3200 meters (12:31.75)
GyungWon- 7th in 3200 meters (12:34.21)
Xavier- 7th in 100 meter hurdles (20.14), 8th in long jump (3.69 meters)
Joe- 2nd in shot put (8.76 meters), 2nd in discus (27.26 meters)
Jamie- 5th in discus (22.81 meters)
Nathan- 8th in discus (17.69 meters), 5th in long jump (4.03 meters)
Girls' 4x400 meter relay (Miki, Isabelle, Kiera, Sion)- 3rd (5:02.65)

Full results from the meet are available here.

The middle school team will compete at Kanto Finals at Yokota next Saturday. The high schools' Finals meet will be the following Saturday, May 11, also at Yokota.

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