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Eight La Conner High thinclads make state trials

La Conner High School’s Tommy Murdock qualified for the 2023 Washington State 2B Track & Field Championships in Yakima May 25-27.

Murdock captured top honors in the boys’ Northwest Bi-District 110 and 300-meter hurdles events in Coupeville on Saturday. He leads eight La Conner students into the three-day state trials next week.

Murdock ran a 15.45 in the 110s and a 40.07 in the 300s.

But that tells only half the story.

The junior also secured state berths in the 100 meters, which he won with a 12.53 clocking and as a member of the Braves’ triumphant 4x400 meter relay team, which posted a 3.37....


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