TRACK AND FIELD: Port Angeles girls win big at Bremerton Invite; other area reports

Peninsula Daily News

BREMERTON — Zoe Owens-Clawson won three events to help the Port Angles girls track team to a dominating win at the second annual Bremerton Invitational at Bremerton Memorial Stadium.

The Roughriders racked up 166 points at Saturday’s meet. Second-place Bremerton had 128 and Forks took third with 79 points.

The Port Angeles boys were third with 99 points and Forks finished fourth with 68 points. The host Knights won the boys team title.

Owens-Clawson was unanimously chosen as the girl of the meet after winning the 100-meter hurdles (19.28 seconds), triple jump (32 feet and 5 inches) and long jump (15-0.5).

Her mark in the long jump is the best on the North Olympic Peninsula this season.

Owens-Clawson, a junior, also took second in the high jump and was named the Triple Crown Champion for jumpers.

Port Angeles senior Jolene Millsap earned the sprinters’ Triple Crown Champion award for winning the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes and placing fourth in the 400.

Millsap’s times in the 100 and 200, 12.52 seconds and 25.86 seconds, respectively, are new personal records. Both marks are area bests, and she now ranks third in Class 2A in the 200 and fourth in the 100.

Willow Suess also recorded a new Peninsula-best by winning the 800 in 2:36.30.

Elizabeth Stevenson won the 3,200 for the Riders with a time of 12:18.70, and Brittany Norberg picked up another first-place finish in the javelin with a throw of 100-04.

The Forks girls team continues to be a force in the throwing events.

Mercedes Flores won the shot put (28-04.5) and placed second in the discus behind teammate Sydney Christenson (91-01).

Flores also finished fifth in the javelin right behind another teammate, Tristina Smith, who placed fourth.

Erin Weekes earned second-place finishes in the long jump and triple jump and took fifth in the high jump.

Boys Results

Port Angeles junior Sam Burton won the pole vault with an 11-06, which moves him into a tie with Sequim’s Josh Cibene for the top pole vault mark on the Peninsula.

Peter Butler was the Riders’ other winner, taking the steeplechase with a time of 4:51.21. Butler also finished second in the mile run.

Jens Konerding finished second in the 110 hurdles and Simon Shindler took second in the 3,200.

Taylor Millsap set a new personal record in the javelin with a 118-10, which was good for fourth at the meet.

Forks claimed five of the top 10 places in the shot put. Sophomore Jonny Law won the event with a 43.06, the third-best distance on the Peninsula.

Miguel Morales, who hold’s the area’s top shot put mark, took third at the meet, George Buck was sixth, Jake Claussen took eighth and Andrew Armas placed ninth.

Next up for the Spartans is an Evergreen 1A League meet at Rainier on Thursday.

Port Angeles also is in action Thursday, hosting Olympic and Sequim for its last home meet of the season.

Port Townsend and Chimacum at Terrace Invite

EDMONDS — The Port Townsend boys and girls each finished seventh at the Terrace Invite at Edmonds Stadium.

The Chimacum girls and boys also had identical finishes, taking 13th in their respective divisions.

The Port Townsend girls had two top finishes at the meet.

Rebecca Stewart won the 300-meter hurdles, posting an area-best time of 48.73 seconds. Freshman teammate Makaila Deen was third in the 300 hurdles with a time of 52.34, which ranks third on the Peninsula.

Trish Reeves was the Redskins’ other champion, winning the high jump with leap of 4 feet and 10 inches.

Zach Wilson was the only winner for the Port Townsend boys, taking the high jump with a 5-08.

Anders Lolie placed fifth in the 100-meter dash, but ran the top time on the Peninsula this season, 11.60 seconds.

Bailey Castillo had the best finish for Chimacum, placing fifth in the javelin with an 85-07.

For the boys, sophomore Trevon Noel placed sixth in the discus and seventh in the shot put.

Both teams return to action Thursday. Chimacum has a Nisqually League meet in Orting and Port Townsend hosts Kingston and North Kitsap for an Olympic League meet.

Last modified: April 27. 2014 6:23PM
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