Tupa takes two events for Evergreen
By Tim Clinton
Caroline Tupa of Evergreen High School in White Center won two events in the Class 2A track and field meet held at Sunset Stadium in Sumner to lead all area qualifiers in all classifications for this week's state 2A/3A/4A meet to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
Tupa threw the javelin 119 feet, 0 inches to capture first place for the Wolverines and won the shot put competition at 40-01.00.
Also winning for Evergreen in the 2A portion of the Sumner meet was Marques Chacon in the boys 3,200-meter run. He posted a time of 9 minutes, 42.2 seconds.
Brother Matthew Chacon was fourth in that event in 9:43.84, while Marques Chacon placed fourth in the 1,600 with Matthew Chacon sixth in 4:31.02.
Also for Evergreen, Theo Mowatt took fourth in the boys triple jump at 42-00.75, just ahead of teammate Pedro Diaz at 41-09.50.
Diaz was also sixth in the 300-meter high hurdles in 42.00 seconds.