TRACK AND FIELD: Sequim boys second at Add It Up Invite; other area reports
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Sequim’s Jackson Oliver runs in the 4x400-meter relay at the Add It Up Invitational. Oliver won the high jump.
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The Wolves took second place with 37 points, falling only to Mariner, which racked up 40 points for the team title.
The Sequim girls tied with Auburn Riverside for fifth place with 11 points. The Decatur girls ran (and jumped) away with the meet, winning with 63 points. Mariner was a distant second with 28 points.
The Sequim boys big day included four first-place finishes.
Alex Barry won the triple jump with a distance of 42 feet and 1.75 inches. He also placed second in the javelin (142-06).
Jackson Oliver tied for first with Auburn's Avery Wade with a jump of 5-08.
Distance runner Brendan Despain won the 3,200-meter race with a time of 10:21.78.
Finally, the 4x100-meter relay team of Dylan Chatters, Kane Stoddard, Oscar Herrera and Jason Springer took first with time of 46.63 seconds.
Other top-three individual placers for the Wolves: C.J. Daniels, second in the 800-meter run; Oscar Herrera, second in the 110-meter hurdles and third in the 300 hurdles; and Austin Sampson, second in the shot put.
The Sequim girls' top finishers were Sarah Hutchison and Emily Van Dyken, who tied for first with pole vaults of 8 feet.
Hutchison also took third in the 300 hurdles and ran in the second-place 4x400-meter relay team along with Taylor Forderer, Gretchen Happe and Mercedes Woods.
Heidi Vereide placed second in the long jump with a 15-03.25, which is the top mark on the North Olympic Peninsula this season.
Also for the Wolves, Mikayla Simonson finished third in the javelin.
The Sequim boys and girls teams return to action Thursday with a meet hosted by Bremerton.
Chimacum boys third at Nisqually meet
TACOMA — The Cowboys won the 4x100-meter relay and had high finishes by Trevon Noel and Sam Golden at the Nisqually League meet hosted by Charles Wright Academy.
The 4x100 relay team of Jonny Rogers, Eoin Hartnett, Noel and Damien Suarez won Thursday with a time of 47.80 seconds.
Noel also was the runner-up in the discus and took third in the shot put. Rogers was right behind in the shot put, taking fourth.
Golden was the runner-up in the long jump and third in the 300 hurdles.
The Chimacum girls, who took fourth, had three second-place finishes at the meet, two relays and Mechelle Nisbet in the javelin.
Nisbet also ran with the relay teams the took second, along with Sam Cerna, Alice Yaley and Sammy Raines.
Forks boys second at Evergreen meet
ROCHESTER — The Spartans had five champs at the Evergreen 1A League meet Thursday at Rochester High School.
Nate Pennington won the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.88 seconds. He also took second in the 100-meter dash and the 400-meter dash.
Teammate Jeff Triechel was right behind Pennington in the 100 and Austin Pegram finished likewise in the 200.
Miguel Morales won the shot put with a 41-02 and took second in the discus.
Dimitri Sampson took the javelin with a throw of 137 feet, and Andrew Armas won the triple jump with a 35-07.
Forks' 4x100-meter relay team also took first, with Brady King, Ben Brock, Jake Long and Pegram recording a time of 52.82.
Also for the Spartans, Alan Ensastegui finished second in the 3,200-meter run.
The Forks girls placed third at the four-team meet and had two winners.
Erin Weekes won the triple jump with a distance of 30 feet and Tristina Smith took the high jump with a 4-04.
Smith also was second in the javelin and Weeks was second in the long jump.
Also for Forks, Mercedes Flores was the runner-up in the shot put.
Last modified: April 20. 2014 6:34PM