Warriors run away with titles | Track and field

Park, Richardson score double wins to lead E-W
May 19, 2017
Photo by: David Pan Edmonds-Woodway’s Aaron Richardson won the 110 and 300 hurdles at the Wesco 3A South championships.

Edmonds-Woodway ran away from the field at the Wesco 3A South track and field championships.

A week after tying with Lynnwood at the Edmonds District meet, the Warriors edged the Royals 132.5-126 to claim the boys title Friday, May 12, at Edmonds Stadium. The Edmonds-Woodway girls were challenged by Shorecrest but prevailed 181-166.5.

The Meadowdale boys finished fifth overall and the Maverick girls were seventh.

Edmonds-Woodway senior Matthew Park continued his dominance in the distance races, finishing first 1,600-meter boys race in 4:22.87 and first in the 3,200 in 9:26.39. The latter time was his best time of the season.

Teammates Sam McCloughan and Lucas Lacambra both finished second and third in the two races.

Another double winner for the Warriors was junior Aaron Richardson, who captured the 110 hurdles in 14.97 and the 300 hurdles in 40.97. His time in the 110 hurdles was a personal record.

Other top Edmonds-Woodway finishers included junior Chris Tilbury (third in the 200), sophomore Grant Christian (fourth in the 800), sophomore Dylan Hartono (fourth in the 3,200) senior Max Tan (third in the shot put), junior Tyler McAtee (third in the discus. fourth in the shot put and javelin), senior Maxim Vengrovski (third in the high jump), freshman Mutdung Bol (fifth in the high jump) and junior Kameron Eck (fifth in the triple jump). The Warriors’ 1,600 relay team of Jared Yu, Tilbury, Christian and Park took third.

Meadowdale sophomore Raymond Free won the triple jump with a mark of 42-03.50, a personal record. Free also took second in the long jump.  Teammate Peter Wick took fourth in the triple jump. Junior Elias Lynch finished second in the 400 and senior Cyrus Marshall placed second in the pole vault.

Other standout Maverick athletes were junior Colin Knechtel (fifth in the 800, fifth in the 1,600) and junior Benjamin Panasyuk (fifth in the shot put).

Defending state 3,200 champion Yukino Parle of Edmonds-Woodway won the girls 3,200 with a season’s best time of 10:56.71. Teammates Stephanie Wrobleski and Olivia Meader-Yetter were second and third.

Parle finished second in the 1,600 with Meader-Yetter and Wrobleski behind her in third and fourth.

Edmonds-Woodway senior Ella Spillane won the 200 in 26.45, a personal record. She also finished third in the 100. Teammate Vernice Keyes captured the discus with a throw of 133-04 and was second in the shot put with a personal record of 37-04.50. Freshman Vatoria Keyes took fourth and Meadowdale senior Charlotte Johns was fifth in the shot put. Vatoria Keyes was third and Johns was fifth in the discus.

Edmonds-Woodway junior Hannah Hicks won the high jump (5-0) and the long jump (16-10.5). Sophomore Emily Hoang was second and freshman Kyra Hicks was fourth in the high jump. Meadowdale senior Miranda Dith finished fifth in the long jump and third in the triple jump.

Warrior senior Allyson Ely won the pole vault with a mark of 12-0 and teammate Amy Johns finished fourth

The Warriors’ 400 and 800 relay team of Morgan Davis, Spillane, Hicks and Gaby Chappell took second in both finals. The 1,600 relay squad of Ellie Gard, Wrobleski, Parle and Meader-Yetter finished fifth.

Edmonds-Woodway junior Savanna Girouard and sophomore Isabella Eunson took second and fifth in the javelin.

Meadowdale senior Emilie Mathiason finished fifth in the 100 hurdles.



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