Track and Field: Competitors try to round into form at annual Petty meet
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – Christian Tsirlis is just a few months away from attending the University of South Carolina on ROTC scholarship.
His sophomore sister, Madilyn, is an equal number of months shy of moving to a new home at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.
Before they leave, though, the Kadena track and field siblings say they have some unfinished business to take care of – such as Saturday, when they anchored the Panthers’ 1,600-meter relay teams to victory in the 15th Alva W. “Mike” Petty Memorial Meet.
Kadena won both the boys and girls team titles, the boys 124½-57½ and the girls 69-53 over Kubasaki. And the Tsirlis siblings say they hope for the same at next month’s Far East meet at Yokota.
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