Sports

Pirates send six tracksters to State


At the Northwest League District Track meet, the Neah-Kah-Nie girls team was third in the girls team race, just one point behind Faith Bible, thanks to the efforts of Katie Clifford.

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Clifford won the 100 meters in 13.38 seconds.
Clifford also won the long jump with a 15 feet, 1.75-inch effort.
The Neah-Kah-Nie junior speedster also teamed with Cheyenne Rohweder, Ashley Henderson and Nicole Henderson to grab a second in the 400 meter relay.

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Sophomore Ashley Henderson also qualified for state in both the javelin and 300-meter hurdles, taking second in each.

The girls 4×400 meter relay of Katie Clifford, Jackie Elligsen, Ashley Henderson, and Cheyenne Rohweder also earned second place at the district meet, sending them to Eugene is Friday.