King’s claims boys title, girls finish 2nd | Track and field

May 19, 2017

Senior Caleb Perry won the 100 (11.07) and 200 (22.20) to help lead King’s to a first place finish in the 1A District 1 boys track and field championships Saturday, May 13, at Lynden Christian High School.

The Knights finished with 191 points, well ahead of Lynden Christian, which had 108. Meridian edged King’s 141-137.5 for the girls title.

First place finishers in the boys meet included Matt Jackson (800 – 1:58.23; 1,600 – 4:31.29), Pierce Papke (300 hurdles – 41.08), Chewy Zevenbergen (high jump – 5-10), Luke Wicks (pole vault – 13-06), Peter Kulits (triple jump – 43-01.75) and the 1,600 relay team of Connor McElmurry, Silas Newby, Perry and Jackson, who won in 3:28.20.

The King’s girls were led by Noami Smith, who won the 3,200 (11:24.51) and took second in the 1,600. Emma Culberson finished first in the 300 hurdles (48.59) and was third in the 100 hurdles. Nicole Jacobson won the shot put with a throw of 38-07.50 and Tirzah Pilet captured the discus with a mark of 105-07. Maddie Nielsen won the high jump (5-02).

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