CR Washington wins Class 4A state meet

DES MOINES – Cedar Rapids Washington won the metro area’s first Class 4A state track meet since 1977, scoring 60 points.

Washington topped Mississippi Valley Conference rival Iowa City West, which scored 56. Ames finished third with 50 points. Cedar Rapids Kennedy placed fifth with 42 points and Xavier was seventh with 32.

Washington was the last metro school to win the state meet.

In individual action, Xavier’s Patrick Lewis won the 100- and 200-meter dashes.

Kennedy’s Kyle Slaymaker won the 800 in 1 minute, 54.34 seconds. Kennedy’s shuttle hurdle relay team also won.

Check for updates throughout today.

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