Track Roundup: Napavine Girls 2nd in Eatonville


The Napavine track and field team went north to Eatonville on Thursday, taking second out of five schools in the girls meet and third out of four on the boys’ side.

The Tigers cleaned up in the girls jumps, with Keira O’Neill winning the high jump (4 feet, 10 inches) and the triple jump (29 feet) and Morgan Hamilton taking first in the long jump (15 feet, 10.5 inches). Hamilton also won the 400 in 1:07.35, was second in the 100-meter dash in 14.49, and third in the 200-meter dash in 29.90. 

Maddie Dickinson took first in the 100-meter hurdles (20.16), came in a hundredth of a second behind Hamilton in the 100 (14.50), and was just ahead of her for second in the 200 (28.70).

Max O’Neill came away with wins in the boys 100-meter dash in 11.88 and the 200 in 24.02, while Mario Lara swept the hurdles with wins in the 110 (20.19) and the 300 (47.50). Colin Shields won the javelin by just over 2 feet with a toss of 132 feet, 10 inches.

Loggers Host 5 in Ony

The Onalaska track and field team took on five other schools ranging from 1B up to 1A, with the Loggers taking seven first-place finishes.

Brooklyn Sandridge had nearly half of those wins by herself, taking first in the girls 100-meter dash (13.93), the 200-meter dash (30.08) , and the long jump (15 feet, 6 inches). Kelso Haas gave Onalaska two more first-place finishes, in the pole vault (9 feet) and the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches).

Melissa Reiman won the 800 in 2:45.92, and came in second in the 1,600 in 6:05.25.

On the boys’ side, Isaac Fitch won the 400 meters in 55.38; he also teamed up with Ben Russon, Case McGraw, and Taden Miller to win the 4x400 relay in 3:48.70.

Vikings Take 1st, 2nd at Home

The Mossyrock track and field team’s boys came out winners by one single point in an eight-team 1B/2B/1A meet at home on Thursday, while its girls took second out of seven.

The Vikings came in at 117 points on the boys’ side, to South Bend’s 116. South Bend won the girls’ meet, 127.5-104 over Mossyrock. Both meets saw Tenino take third and Pe Ell take sixth.

Mossyrock’s Wedams swept the distance races, with senior Hugo Wedam winning the boys 1,600 meters (5:06.30) and 3,200 meters (11:11.08), and freshman Joan Wedam winning the girls 1,600 (6:31.60) and 3,200 (14:16.31).

Christian Paz Tapia won the boys 800 meters in 2:12.35, and followed up Angel Velasco, Will Cushman, and Luke Cooper to run the anchor leg of the Vikings’ first-place 4x400 relay team, finishing in 4:05.09. Marshal Brockway won the shot put with a toss of 39 feet, 1.5 inches.

In the girls’ meeter, Caelyn Marshall won the javelin for Mossyrock by nearly 25 feet, tossing the spear 110 feet, 3 inches. Joan Wedam, Gwynn Armstrong, Leah Contreras, and Saydi Mendoza won the 4x400 relay with a time of 5:13.78.

Blaine Schott came through for a pair of Tenino wins on the boys’ side, winning the 100-meter dash in 11.76 and the 200-meter dash in 23.85. Trinity Tafoya earned the Beavers’ lone girls win, with a shot put of 31 feet, 5 inches.

Pe Ell fell down the final team rankings due to how few Trojans came to the meet, but had some of the best individual performances. On the girls’ side, Charlie Carper won the 100-meter dash (13.49), the 100-meter hurdles (18.78), and the 300-meter hurdles (52.77), and was third in the javelin (82 feet, 2 inches). For the boys, Carter Phelps came first in the 110-meter hurdles (16.52) and the 300-meter hurdles (42.92), and was fourth in the 100-meter dash (12.02).