Bearcats and Riverhawks Have Solid Showings at Panther Twilight


W.F. West girls track and field placed second and Toledo and W.F. West boys tied for fourth at the annual Panther Twilight at Fishback Stadium in Washougal on Friday.

The Bearcat girls scored 120.5 points to place second at the 12-team meet, behind host and winner Washougal (145 points).

The Bearcats swept all three relays, led by Amelia Etue. Joining her in the 4x100 was Savanna Bolivar, Elizabeth Patana and Hodaya Starr. The 4x200 included Etue, Starr, Amanda Bennett and Audrey Toynbee. And the 4x400 was Bolivar, Etue, Emily Mallonee and Elaina Koenig

“To win all three at a meet like this is something they should be proud of,” W.F. West coach Autumn Ledgerwood said.

Starr added two second–place finishes in the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash, both personal records. Bolivar PRd to take second in the triple jump.

“(Starr) continues to keep pushing herself forward to succeed week after week,” Ledgerwood said.

The Bearcat boys tied with the Riverhawks for fourth with 75 points each behind winner Evergreen (Vancouver), which scored 112.5 points.

Seth Hoff won the javelin with a season-best toss of 166 feet, 1 inch, was second in the high jump and had a season-best leap in the long jump (20 feet, 2 inches) to take third.

In the last event of the night, W.F. West’s Elijah Annonen placed second with a PR of 11 feet, 6 inches.

“He had a great competition with Evan Prewitt from R.A. Long,” Ledgerwood said.

Toledo boys won the 4x400 relay, with Conner Olmstead, Wyatt Neff, Jordan McKenzie and Carson Olmstead combining for a time of 3:35.27.

Joshhill Tilton won the discus (129-01), while Carson Olmstead was second in the javelin and third in the 300 hurdles. Connor Olmstead finished third in the 400 and Treyton Marty was fifth in the 1600.

Toledo heads to the Pirate Classic in Adna on Tuesday. W.F. West travels to the South Sound Froshowcase on Wednesday in Olympia.