Track team competes at first meet of the season

On this warm last day of winter, the field and stadiumwere packed with kids and parents

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2019 1:47pm
  • Sports

Vashon High School’s track and field team, 60 members strong this year, competed in its first meet of the season on March 20 at West Seattle Stadium. On this warm last day of winter, the field and stadium were packed with kids and parents — over 200 athletes from 12 teams participated. This was a huge non-league meet, but it gave the Vashon kids a chance to check their progress in the events they’ve been practicing and to get a taste of competition. Overall, the VHS boys placed seventh out of 10 teams, and the VHS girls placed fourth out of 12 teams.

This week only, we’ll acknowledge every member of the team who competed in the meet. The athletes who participated in each event will be listed, with a number next to the name of those who placed in the top six. Team members who did not compete: Sean Berntson, Luke Bringhurst, Max Bringhurst, Eli Buffington, Savannah Butcher, Kyle Carlstedt, Tam Dang, Elise Hopper, Dalton Kearns, Alex Piccio, Evan Stephanick and Eleanor Yarkin.

100 Meters

Girls: Jacquelyn Bostok (6th)

Boys: Jess Leysath

Sol Dehnert

Kalen Cunningham

Alex Lee

Zavier Delgado Williams

Alex Macomber-Straight

John Cagle

200 Meters

Boys: Luca Kuzma

Anthony Mathias

Blake Gibbons

400 Meters

Girls: Phoebe Wilke (2nd)

Boys: Evan Keppler

800 Meters

Girls: Lucy Boyle

Boys: Sean Robertson

Clayton Langworthy

Kale Scheer

Levi Blassingim

1600 Meters

Girls: Brigit O’Rourke

Boys: Cole Parks

Beckett Reid

Sam Clemens

3200 Meters

Boys: Ursa Medeiros

Simon Clark

110 Meter Hurdles

Boys: Luca Kuzma (3rd)

Alex Macomber-Straight (4th)

Schuyler Ricks (5th)

300 Meter Hurdles

Girls: Isabella Mediavilla (4th)

Boys: Schuyler Ricks (5th)

Alex Macomber-Straight (6th)

Blake Gibbons

4 x 100 Relay

Girls: Jacquelyn Bostock (4th)

Ava Bostock

Phoebe Wilke

Analeah Olson

Boys: Kalen Cunningham (1st)

Sol Dehnert

Jess Leysath

Zavier Delgado Williams

Shot Put

Boys: Finian Long

Isaiah Dziko

Discus

Boys: Logan Higuera

Lucca Shattuck

Javelin

Girls: Jordan Bezoenik (2nd)

Isabella Mediavilla (3rd)

Emerson Dunn

Iota Paetkau

Boys: Logan Higuera (5th)

Isaiah Dziko

Nelson Giorgini

Omar Peck

Max Grunwald

Jonas Jacobs

Maxwell Barnecut

Lucca Shattuck

High Jump

Girls: Grace Christie (2nd)

Indigo Assink (4th)

Boys: Kalen Cunningham (4th)

Sol Dehnert

Cole Parks

George Murphy

Luca Kuzma

Jackson Mallory

Pole Vault

Girls: Iota Paetkau

Bethany Gasser

Boys: George Murphy (4th)

Alex Lee

Long Jump

Girls: Grace Christie (4th)

Payton Venturi (6th)

Analeah Olson

Indigo Assink

Kay Peters

Melina Pratt

Boys: Jackson Mallory


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