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Four Twin Harbor throwers will bring home state championship hardware, while two of them will have their names etched into the record books, after the first full day of competition at the state track and field meets in Cheney and Tacoma.
Ocosta’s long-distance duo picked up the highest finishes of the day at the opening events of the state track and field championships at Roos Field in Cheney and Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma on Thursday.
The second and final day of the state golf tournaments was a rough outing for most of the Harborites who made it to Wednesday’s play in Richland and Spokane.
Three days of glory will fill Roos Field in Cheney and Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma when the state track and field championships kick off tonight.
The first day of the state golf tournaments in Eastern Washington proved successful for more than a handful of Twin Harbor golfers on Tuesday.
From a few feet away, the state 1A baseball championship trophy looks pretty standard. It stands about three feet tall with a golden batter at the top of the dark wood base. The names of all the teams to have won the particular trophy are engraved on plates in the front of the trophy, but the prize comes alive when you turn it upside down.
The ritual has become second nature for Montesano. The last weekend of May is set aside for the state softball tournament and has been since 1998. Directions to Columbia Playfields in Richland are probably still stuck in the GPS of a few parents, while others have had reservations at hotels in the area since before the Bulldogs secured a berth in the state field with a 6-1 district consolation final win over Hoquiam on Sunday.
SEATTLE — There are walkoff homers. There are no doubters. And there was Leonys Martin’s magic in the bottom of the ninth.