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Athletes approach BorderDual with all-star game mentality

Some BorderDual competitors enter event rusty after layoff
by: Kristopher Anderson, Sandy track and field star McKenzie Warren competed in the shot put and the discus at the BorderDual Track Classic last Friday at Lewis and Clark College.

Jeremiah Woods stood on the javelin runway, knowing his personal record was safe.

Not since the 1A track and field state championships had the Damascus Christian representative touched a javelin. Now, two weeks later, he was competing alongside some of the best throwers in the Northwest region, including Sean Keller of Heritage High School in Washington, the top javelin thrower in the nation.

The BorderDual Track Classic at Lewis and Clark College on Saturday was essentially an all-star track and field meet - a casual battleground for standouts from Oregon, Washington, Montana and Idaho.

This was the first year Woods had qualified for the event, and, admittedly, he was there for the experience rather than a spot on the podium.

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