Anna Marie Forza placed third in the javelin to lead the Enumclaw Hornets at the State Track and Field Championships at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma over the weekend.
Today, EHS announced that Forza signed a national letter of intent to throw the javelin and compete in the heptathlon for Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, ID. The Crusaders offerred her both an athletic and academic scholarship.
Also at state, Maria Blad finished fourth in the 100 hurdles. Also receiving a medal was Cory Johnson, who placed eighth in the 3200. He later finished 11th in the 1600. Kolton Carlson placed 10th in the discuss. Logan Ross competed in the pole vault and placed 12th. Sherry Baer also competed in the pole vault.
During the season, Blad broke the sophomore record in the 100 and 300 hurdles, and Baer set the school record in the pole vault with a 9 feet 9 inch mark.
In another state competition, the tennis girls doubles team of Kayla Zillbauer and Camille Clare placed eighth for the Hornets.
EHS assistant principal Kevin Smith said it’s been a great year for sports, as the Hornets won three state team titles, five league championships, and numerous individual honors.