W.F. West, Black Hills, and Onalaska got a taste of the State stage Saturday, joining a field of 43 schools at Mount Tahoma High School for the Mount Tahoma Track Festival.
Black Hills’ Liam Wall brough the area back an individual win, placing first in the boys’ discus with a PR throw of 149 feet, 2 inches. The Wolves also got a top-10 finish in the girls discus, with Kennedy Imsland taking seventh at 98 feet, 10 inches.
W.F. West came away with five top-10 places, led by Lucas Hoff, who finished fourth in the boys pole vault (12 feet) and eighth in the javelin (141 feet). Caleb Busse took fourth in the discus (131 feet, 6 inches), and Brian Anouma cleared 5 feet, 6 inches to take ninth in the high jump. On the girls’ side, Emily Mallonee came in sixth in the girls 300-meter hurdles, with a time of 50.99.
Onalaska saw Kelsi Haas and Brooklyn Sandridge tie with each other for 10th place in the girls high jump at 4 feet, 6 inches; Haas also came in sixth in the girls pole vault at 9 feet even. On the boys’ side, Riley Carter had the best outing for the Loggers, taking 11th in the 300-meter hurdles (45.14).
MWP Runs in Yakima
The day at Zaepfel Field in Yakima was called the Holder Relays, but Morton-White Pass’ best results came on the field, as the T-Wolves competed against 23 other schools Saturday.
Tony Belgiorno gave MWP a second-place finish in the boys long jump, leaping 19 feet, 9 inches, and on the girls’ side, Karah Fairhart took second in the discus at 73 feet, 6 inches. In the boys discus, Gaven Cheney was fifth with a huck of 114 feet, 1 inch.
On the track, Hunter Brackett had the best individual finish for MWP, running the 1,600 meters in 4:54.56 to take eighth. Clark Henderson was 10th in the 300-meter hurdles in 46.47.