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Arizona commit Turner Washington breaks long-standing state discus record

Turner Washington (Andy Morales/

Canyon del Oro standout senior Turner Washington shattered the state record in the discus throw on Saturday at the Chandler Rotary Track and Field Invitational with a distance of 215 feet, 8 inches. Washington broke the previous record – set in 1987 – by three feet.


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at


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