Foster Bulldogs headed to state in track, tennis

  • Thu May 25th, 2017 10:33am
  • Sports

Athletes from Foster High School will compete in the 2A state track and field and tennis championships this weekend.

Track and Field

The state track and field meet begins Thursday afternoon at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma and concludes Saturday.

Senior Kevin Le qualified for state with a third-place finish and personal-best jump of 20 feet, 10.75 inches in the boys long jump at the 2A West Central District Meet last weekend at Renton Memorial Stadium.

For the girls, Freshman Jessica Daode qualified in the 200-meter dash with a personal record of 26.43 seconds, earning her fifth place in the district meet.

Senior Aolani Medrano will represent Foster in the girls long jump. She took sixth at districts with a jump of 15-8.75.

Freshman Moeshana Maiava took third place at districts with a throw of 33-7 in the shot put to qualify for state. Maiava won the event in the 2A South Puget Sound League meet on May 12 with a personal best throw of 39-1.

Tennis

Four Foster girls tennis players are headed to the state championship tournament on Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27, at the University of Washington’s Nordstrom Tennis Center in Seattle.

In doubles, Aivy Nguyen and Cora Padilla earned a trip to state after taking sixth place in the 2A West Central District tournament last Saturday at the Kitsap Tennis Pavilion.

Aileen Nguyen took third place in singles, and Ana Rios finished second losing in the final match to North Kitsap High’s Dayna Wallis.

The Foster Girls tennis team finished first in the 2A South Puget Sound League with a 14-0 record during the regular season.