Attention coaches, when you see Canyon del Oro’s Turner Washington on your schedule you better set your discus fences back – way back. And then add a buffer zone for safety.
Washington won the state championship last spring with a distance of only 172-feet-8 inches. I wrote “only” because he set a state-record 202 feet at the Casa Grande Kiwanis Invitational on Friday, April 1….
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