Track and field practicing for upcoming season


March 21, 2019

Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

The Petersburg High School track and field team beginning their practice on Monday with a 20 minute warm-up. Front row from left to right: Lance Kittams, Noah Sullivan and Owen O'Brocta. Mid-row on right: Kendra Coonrad and Maia Cowan. Back row from from left to right: Julian Cumps, Kole Sperl and Koren Sperl.

With their first meet about a month away, the Petersburg High School track and field team has been practicing five times a week since late February.

The team will be competing in 16 events throughout the season, including the 200 and 3200 meter sprint, 300 meter hurdle, 4x100 and 4x800 meter relays, high jump and discus. There are five meets this season, including the regional meet. The first meet will be in Ketchikan from April 19 - 20.

"I'm just really excited to see what these athletes can do," said head coach Tyler Thain. "We've been working on goal setting from day one, and hopefully...

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