Warriors take Wesco 3A boys title | Track and field

May 17, 2018
Photo by: David R Pan Edmonds-Woodway’s Lucas Lacambra and Meadowdale’s Colin Knechtel run in the 1,600 at the Wesco 3A South meet.

A trio of Warriors helped Edmonds-Woodway claim the Wesco 3A South boys track and field championship.

Seniors Aaron Richardson and Tyler McAtee and sophomore Chinedu Acholonu each won two individual events Friday, May 11, at Edmonds Stadium.

Richardson finished first in the 110 hurdles in 14.93 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 40.96, while McAtee won the shot put with a throw of 46 feet, 3.50 inches and the discus in 123-07. Acholonu sprinted to victories in the 100 in 11.28 and the 200 in 22.47.

Edmonds-Woodway captured the team title with 193.33 points and was followed by Shorecrest with 135.33 and Lynnwood with 116.6. Meadowdale took fifth with 59.33.

Junior Lucas Lacambra finished first in the 800 in 1:57.88 and took second in the 1,600.

Meadowdale senior Peter Wick won the triple jump with a leap of 40-10, one inch ahead of teammate Raymond Free, who had a 40-09.

Other second-place finishers for the Warriors included Chris Tilbury (400), Grant Christian (800), Dylan Hartono (3,200), Tyler McClendon (shot put), Nicholas Sibiryakov (pole vault) and the 400 relay team of Gerandey Pacheco, Thomas Watridge, Tilbury and Acholonu.

Meadowdale’s Brayden Kautzman took second in the high jump.

Edmonds-Woodway senior Yukino Parle won the girls 1,600 in 5:04.94 and the 3,200 in 10:57.43. Senior Hannah Hicks captured the high jump with a height of 5-0 and took third in the long jump. Junior Isabella Eunson finished first in the discus with a throw of 113-06 and was 11th in the shot put. Senior Savanna Girouard won the javelin with a mark of 116-0. Sophomore Vatoria Keyes placed second in the discus and was third in the shot put. Junior Emily Hoang took second in the high jump and junior Amy Johns finished second in the pole vault.

Shorecrest captured the team title with 209 points and Edmonds-Woodway took second with 166. Meadowdale was sixth with 37.5


KING’S WINS TITLES: King’s claimed the boys and girls team titles at the 1A District track and field championships Saturday, May 12, at Sultan High School. The boys finished with 176.5 points to place ahead of South Whidbey, which tallied 126. The girls won with 153 points to edge Meridian, which finished with 148.5. Sophomore Michael Gabelein won the boys 100 in 11.39 and took second in the 200. Junior Pierce Papke captured the 300 hurdles in 39.78. Senior Cameron Chew finished first in the pole vault with a mark of 14-00 and senior Peter Kulits won the long jump with a leap of 20-03 and the triple jump with a mark of 43-05.5. The Knights’ 400 relay squad of Brennon Blevins, Gabelein, Nikko McNeal and Silas Newby won in 44.39. In the girls meet, King’s Naomi Smith finished first in the 1,600 in 5:14.05 and in the 3,200 in 11:28.99. Teammate Emma Culberson won the 300 hurdles in 49.19. Annika Ruud took first in the high jump with a mark of 4-08 and Gabe Grimm captured the pole vault in 9-00. King’s 400 relay team and the 800 relay team both won their races in 51.49 and 1:47.37.

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