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Auburn, Auburn Riverside boys earn state 4A berths | Track and field

Auburn Riverside senior Trevor Love races to a fourth-place finish in the 800. - Rachel Ciampi/Auburn Reporter
Auburn Riverside senior Trevor Love races to a fourth-place finish in the 800.
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Four Auburn Riverside and two Auburn boys qualified for the Class 4A track and field championships with their performances at the district meet this past weekend.

For the Ravens, senior Joe Miles earned a state berth after taking second in the shot put with a toss of 52 feet, 2 1/2 inches at the West Central District III/Southwest District 4 4A meet at French Field.

Sophomore teammate Mar'Yea Harris earned his spot at state with a fifth-place time of 49.86 seconds in the 400-meter race.

Auburn Riverside senior Trevor Love was fourth in the 800 (1:56.81) and senior Devon Larson was fifth in the 110 hurdles (15.33).

The Ravens finished tied for 12th with Puyallup in the team competition with 21 points. Federal Way won the team title with 105.5 points.

For Auburn, senior Kevin Shelton tied for fifth in the shot put (49-7) senior Tyler Flannery was sixth in the 3,200 (9:28.29).

Auburn was tied for 24th in the team competition with 6.5 points.

The state 4A meet gets under way at 3:20 p.m. Thursday and continues Friday and Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

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