Kodiak High School boys track and field team brought home the Region Three
championship over the weekend - for the sixth time in a row. The Bears were led
by sophomore Cole Christiansen, who took first place in both the 1,600 and
3,200 meter races. Right behind him were seniors James Osowski and Nathan Deer,
to complete the sweep of the distance races. Coach Marcus Dunbar said it was
enough points to outscore the over-achieving Palmer Moose by eight points.
Kodiak boys also took first in the 4-by-400 relay.
Fogle took second in the 800, while Riley McFarlin was second in the 400.
Kodiak Bears scored 116 points to Palmer's 108. they were followed at some
distance by Colony, Skyview and Wasilla.
Jaymi Bethea continued her winning ways by taking both the 1,600 and
3,200, as well as a fourth in the 800 to lead the Lady Bears to fourth overall
and a spot at the state meet.
Wasilla Lady Warriors dominated the meet, scoring 156 points, followed by
Colony, Soldotna, Kodiak with 57 points and Skyview rounding out the top five.
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