Pirates track and field team looks ahead to state meet

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 11:37am
  • Sports

The Pirates track and field team competed at the Nisqually League Championships that were held at Fife High School on May 11 and 12.

The overall team scores for the boys competition were Bellevue Christian with 118 points for the Nisqually League title, followed by Charles Wright Academy with 88, Cascade Christian with 77, Seattle Christian with 40 and Vashon with 26. The girls’ team championship went to Charles Wright Academy with 149 points, just edging out Bellevue Christian for the league title and trophy by a single point as they finished with 148 points. The rest of the girls scores were Cascade Christian with 25, Seattle Christian with 18 and Vashon with 15.

Highlights for the Pirate boys included Noah Edmonds finishing second in the 100-meter dash in 11.25 seconds. Edmonds also finished second in the 200-meter dash in 23.38 seconds, a personal best.

Evan Stephanick also had a personal best of 24.14 seconds to finish fourth in the 200- meter dash. The boys 4×100 meter relay team, consisting of Kalen Cunningham, Alex Lee, Evan Stephanick, and Edmonds, took first place to move onto districts with a time of 45.31 seconds.

In long jump, Nick Nuxoll finished fourth, with a leap of 16’-04”. In javelin, Logan Higuera placed fifth with a throw of 127’-01”. On the girls’ side, Grace Christie finished second in the long jump at 14’11.75” and Analeah Olson finished fourth in the same event with a leap of 14’-10,” which was her personal best.

Jacquelyn Bostock finished fourth in the 100- meter dash in 13.45 seconds. Brigit O’Rourke ran a personal best in the 800 meters in 2:53 seconds to finish sixth.

The 1A West Central District track and field meet will be held this Friday and Saturday at Renton Memorial Stadium, where the Pirates will face competitors who will all be competing for a shot at the state title.

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