By ERIC A. HOWALD
Of the Keizertimes
Laura Donaldson and Aerial Rice, both members of the Lady Celts’ 4×100 relay team, had been looking forward to a race with Sprague High School all week.
It was set for Wednesday past press time, but Sprague’s relay team is the Celts’ closest consistent competitor in the Central Valley Conference.
“It’s going to be interesting because we haven’t had a lot of close competition. It’s mostly us running against ourselves,” said Rice.
“Our goal is to take as many people as we can to state, so a win would mean we’re pretty well positioned,” Donaldson added.
If the Lady Celts win against Sprague, it will mean an undefeated season for the girls track and field team, and set the stage for a possible district title later this week. The girls edged out South Salem High School in a dual met last week with a final score of 76-69, a meet that saw both Rice and Donaldson take individual event wins.
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