May 08, 2002 11:00 pm

Class 2A and 1A track and field teams from the area will try to qualify for next week's state meets at Friday's district tournaments.

The Wapiti League teams will compete at the District 8-2A tournament beginning at noon PDT at Nyssa. Joseph, Enterprise, Wallowa, Elgin, Imbler, Union, Pine-Eagle and Nyssa will compete at that meet.

Cove and Powder Valley will join other Old Oregon League and Trico League teams at the District 4-1A tournament, also at noon PDT, in Ontario.

The top two competitors in each event, plus any automatic qualifiers, will compete May 17-18 at the Class 2A and 1A state tournaments at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.