Alexa Efraimson, the standout distance runner from Camas High School in Washington, shattered the high school girls national record in the 1600 meter run on Thursday at her state championship meet in Tahoma, Washington with an outstanding solo performance (winning by 16 seconds) in a final time of 4:33.29. Efraimson had 400 meter splits of 67, 71, 70 before closing with a 65 for her final lap to break both the actual 1600 meter national record of 4:33.86 by Christine Babcock from Woodbridge High School.
The state of Washington was one of the featured states hosting its championship meet this past weekend to end the month of May with two sites hosting their 6 classifications total. At Mount Tahoma High School (pictured above), the largest schools divisions competed with MileSplit on-site with photo coverage from Gary Paulson. Check out the impressive table of state champions below from Paulson's photos.
Watch the race video of Alexa Efraimson setting the national high school record in the girls 1600 meter run with her sensational solo performance of 4:33.29 at the Washington State Meet on Thursday! Video courtesy of the NFHS Network Youtube Channel. Read more on Efraimson's record breaking run here.
Several thousand photos taken by Gary Paulson this weekend at Mount Tahoma High School as part of our Washington 2A, 3A, 4A State Meet coverage
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