Nile C. Kinnck sophomore speedster Chris Watson crosses the finish line first in the 400-meter dash during Saturday's Kanto Plain track and field finals. Watson won the 100, 200 and 400 and is currently leading the Pacific in the 100. CALEIGH GARCIA/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Nile C. Kinnck sophomore speedster Chris Watson crosses the finish line first in the 400-meter dash during Saturday's Kanto Plain track and field finals. Watson won the 100, 200 and 400 and is currently leading the Pacific in the 100. CALEIGH GARCIA/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Track and Field: It looks like 100 will be a (quick) three-man race

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

For the second time in two weeks, the unofficial title of Pacific high school’s fastest human has changed hands.

Chris Watson, Nile C. Kinnick’s sophomore sprinter, recorded the Pacific’s fastest 100-meter time on Saturday, clocking 11.15 seconds in the Kanto Plain Association of Secondary Schools finals at Yokota.

And he seemed surprised to learn that he took over the regional lead from Humphreys’ Tevijon Williams by .03 seconds; Williams hit 11.18 on May 3 in Korea’s Last Chance Invitational.

“I did not realize that,” Watson said when told of his feat.

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