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By Andrew Christiansen

Vogt repeats in steeplechase as track and field season begins with jamboree


Cole Walters

Val Vogt made it back to back wins in the steeplechase with a win on Saturday at the Eisenhower Jamboree in Yakima. Vogt finished first among girls with a time of 8:26, shaving nearly 10 seconds off her winning time in 2011. The win was one of several top 10 performances by area athletes in the first track and field action of the year.

Vogt also finished second in the 600 meters and was joined by exchange student Marie Weber in the top 10 for a sixth place finish in the 1,000 meters in 3:49.01. Both girls are juniors on the TLG squad.

The other top 10 performances came in the field events with Klickitat’s duo of Cole Walters and Sarah Ingebo bringing home good finishes for the Vandals....

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