By Liz Wood 

EHS Track ends season with high marks

Powell takes first in 800-meter; misses breaking state record by less than two seconds

 

Liz Wood

Sophomore McKenzie Powell pushes herself toward the finish line to take second place in the 400-meter dash at the state track and field meet in Casper on Saturday.

The Encampment Track and Field team came home with one individual state championship and a fistful of personal bests after competing in Casper this past weekend.

McKenzie Powell once again led her team with her record breaking 800-meter run, missing the state record by less than two seconds.

Powell ran the 800-meter in 2 minutes 21.21 seconds. The state record is 2:19.68.

In the 400-meter, Powell had her personal best coming in at 1:70. Powell came in second in the 400-meter dash, against Savannah Phillips, of Cokeville. Both girls are sophomores and competed against each other in both race...



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