high school athletes will be competing here in Kodiak this weekend. Both high
schools from the state capital, Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain will be
joined by Wasilla and Port Lions in events starting Friday afternoon.
start at 3:30 p.m. with the Emerald Isle Co-Ed Relay Challenge. Kodiak Coach
Marcus Dunbar says the event will be scored as a co-ed relay, even in races
that are not relays. To do this, he says the performances of the top two boys
and girls from each team in the individual events will be combined, with a
score of 10 given to the fastest or farthest, followed by six points for second
and three for third.
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pitting regions against each other, with Kodiak and Port Lions combining to face
off against the combined Juneau schools. Wasilla will represent the valley on its
own. The events will include running and throwing at the Joe Floyd Track and
Field, and include the triple jump if the pit is ready. Once again this week
the long jump will be held at the pool, where participants will get a running
start and leap into the water.
will be a straight-up invitational meet starting at 9 a.m., with each school
and gender for themselves.