High School Sports

McGuinn qualifies in 300 hurdles

Meridian’s Marcus McGuinn finished with the fifth fastest time in the 300 hurdles preliminaries and qualified for the finals in the Class 1A State Championships Thursday, May 28, at Eastern Washington University.

McGuinn ran a time of 40. 79 seconds. Nooksack Valley’s Aaron Bosscher failed to qualify with a time of 42.79.

Amy Jo Murphy placed sixth in the 3,200 final with a winning time of 11:39.71 for Nooksack Valley. Lynden Christian’s Madison Wiese finished ninth in the 300 hurdles preliminaries with a time of 48.51, one-tenth of a second away from qualifying for the final.

Lummi’s Enrique Medina won the 1,600 final in the Class 1B State Championships at Eastern Washington University.

Medina ran a winning time of 4:28.84, a 1B state record. His time was 2.74 seconds faster than the second-place finisher.

After the first day, Lummi currently is at the top of the 1B team rankings with 10 points. Nooksack Valley sits in fifth place for the 1A championships. Both meets only have one event scored so far.

The 1A boys’ 1,600 final has been rescheduled to run at 9:40 a.m. Friday, May 29, due to weather.

The Class 1B, 2B, 1A State Championships continue at 10 a.m. Friday, May 29, at Eastern Washington University.