The meet wasnt exactly the send off the seniors wanted, due to a ferry breakdown that resulted in other teams not making the event. Senior Cristopher Carlson said this meet wasn’t taken completely seriously beacuse it was against Petersburg.
“This meet just wasn’t very competitive,” said Carlson. “It was more like a dress rehersal rather than an actual meet.”
Because the meet was so chaotic, they did not keep overall team scores. Instead, members of the track team worked on PR’ing in their own events. Hunter Mathews injured his knee in his final long jump of the meet. He is an important point scorer for the Kings, and would be missed if he were to not attend regions in Juneau.
“If he cant go to regions our coach will put our best athletes and we will practice all week to try and fill that void,” said Carlson. “He would be missed a regions, but well have to step up and make it up in other events.”
The Kings next meet will be in Juneau for the Region V tournament for all southeast teams. The top 3 from each event will be in attendance.