Murray Bingham leads the field in the 1,600-meter race at the West Central District III championships Saturday. Bingham won the race as well as the 3,200 and helped the Sequim relay team win the 4x400. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Murray Bingham leads the field in the 1,600-meter race at the West Central District III championships Saturday. Bingham won the race as well as the 3,200 and helped the Sequim relay team win the 4x400. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

DISTRICT TRACK: PA girls, Sequim boys second; PT’s Botkin sets state mark

RENTON — With Sequim led by Murray Bingham and Port Angeles led by the Long sisters, the Sequim boys and Port Angeles girls both finished second at the West Central District II Track and Field Championships.

Sequim finished with 74.5 points, second to Fife’s 100. Port Angeles girls finished with 87 points, second to Fife’s 99.

Bingham won both the 800- and 1,600 meter runs with his 800 time of 1 minute, 56.74 seconds, a personal record and the second-fastest 800 time in the state. His teammate Alec Shingleton finished second in the 800 meters.

Then, Bingham and Shingleton teamed up along with Darren Salazar and Logan Laxson to win the 4×400 meter relay in a time of 3:28.79.

Sequim’s Riley Cowan also finished second in the javelin with a throw of 167 feet, 2 inches.

On the girls’ side, Port Angeles’ Gracie Long won the 1,600 and 3,200 meters, setting a personal record in the 1,600 with a time of 5:08.49, the fifth-fastest time in the state at the 2A level and a Port Angeles school record.

Gracie’s sister Millie Long won the 300-meter hurdles in a Port Angeles school record time of 45.90.

Millie Long’s time is also the fourth-fastest 300 time in the state. Millie was also second in the 100-meter hurdles and she helped the Riders’ 4×200 relay team (McKenzie Musalek, Delaney Wenzl, Millie Long, Emma Albright) finish third and the 4×400 relay team (Kynzie DeLeon, Maddie Dougherty, Millie Long, Gracie Long) finish fourth.

These athletes all qualified for state as the top 5 from district move on.

Other Port Angeles athletes qualifying for state were: Wenzl, high jump; Dougherty, 1600 and 3200; DeLeon, 800; Mckenzie Musalek, pole vault; Liam Clark, high jump and triple jump (alternate in long jump); Grady Bourm, high jump.

Lauren Larson is an alternate for state in the 3,200 and Wenzl is an alternate in the 300 hurldes.

For Sequim, also qualifying for state were: Fischer Jensen, 300 hurdles; Payton Glasser, javelin; Riley Martin, 110 hurdles; Liam Byrne, pole vault; Elizabeth Sweet, pole vault.

1A Championships

RENTON — Port Townsend’s Aubry Botkin set a personal record and the fastest time in the state in the 100-meter hurdles at the West Central District III Track and Field Championships.

Botkin won the event in a time of 15.01. She also finished second in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 49.08 and second in the triple jump with a distance of 30-10. She also helped the Port Townsend 4×100 team (Brenna Franklin, Anika Avelina, Botkin and Eileen Leoso) finish second with a time of 53.14.

Port Townsend’s Nathan Cantrell and Dylan Tracer also won events, while Chimacum’s Jadeah Nordberg-Williams won the girls’ javelin. Cantrell won the 3,200 meters with a personal record time of 10:03.97, while Dylan Tracer won the 300-meter hurdles with his own personal record of 41.78 seconds. Tracer also finished second in the discus with a personal-record throw of 122-0.

Nordberg-Williams uncorked a personal-record throw of 111-10 to win the javelin.

Overall, the Port Townsend boys finished sixth and the Redhawk girls fifth. Chimacum was eighth for the girls and ninth for the boys.

The District III allocation is extremely tight with only the top two finishers in each event qualifying for state, with third-place finishers qualifying as alternates.

West Central District III Track and Field Championships

Port Angeles and Sequim competing

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Renton Stadium, Renton

Boys

Team Scores — Fife, first, 100; Sequim, second, 74.5; Lindbergh, third, 69.5; North Kitsap, fourth, 56; Franklin Pierce, fifth, 47; Steilacoom, sixth, 45; Washington, seventh, 35; Renton, eighth, 32; Kingston, ninth, 28; Bremerton, 10th, 22; Clover Park, 11th, 21; Olympic, 12th, 21; Port Angeles, 13th, 18.5; Eatonville, 14th, 16.5; North Mason, 15th, 16; White River, 16th, 15; River Ridge, 17th, 13; Orting, 18th, 12; Evergreen (Seattle), 19th, 6; Highline, 20th, 6; Henry Foss, 21st, 6; Foster, 22nd, 3.

Invidual Results

Top 5 to State

200 Meters — Darren Salazar, Sequim, sixth, 22.86.

400 Meters — Alec Shingleton, Sequim, fourth, 51.04; Logan Laxson, Sequim, 14th, 53.56.

800 Meters — Murray Bingham, Sequim, first, 1:56.74; Alec Shingleton, Sequim, second, 1:59.56.

1,600 Meters — Bingham, Sequim, first, 4:25.94; Thomas Shaw, Port Angeles, 10th, 4:45.56.

110-Meter Hurdles — Riley Martin, Sequim, fourth, 15.77; Fischer Jensen, Sequim, ninth, 16.30.

300-Meter Hurdles — Jensen, Sequim, third, 41.30.

4×100 Relay —Sequim (Laxson, Darren Salazar, Silas Isenberger, Riley Cowan), eighth, 44.85; Port Angeles (Grady Bourm, Javen Waller, Logan Tyson, Liam Clark), 15th, 50.71.

4×400 Relay —Sequim (Bingham, Shingleton, Salazar, Laxson), first, 3:28.79.

Discus — Dante Light, PA, 15th, 102-9.

Javelin — Cowan, Sequim, second, 167-2; Payton Glasser, Sequim, fifth, 143-11; Waller, PA, ninth, 135-2.

High Jump — Liam Clark, PA, third, 5-8; Bourm, PA, fifth, 5-8; Glasser, Sequim, 10th, 5-4.

Pole Vault — Liam Byrne, Sequim, fourth, 12-0; Tyler Messinger, PA, seventh, 11-6.

Long Jump — Clark, PA, sixth, 20-1½.

Triple Jump — Clark, PA, fifth, 40-9¾; Adam Kennedy, PA, 16th, 36-8¼.

Girls

Team Results — Fife, first, 99; Port Angeles, second, 87; North Kitsap, third, 69; White River, fourth, 49; Bremerton, fifth, 49; River Ridge, sixth, 41; Washington, seventh, 40; Franklin Pierce, eighth, 37.5; Renton, ninth, 30; North Mason, 10th, 28; Foster, 11th, 25.5; Olympic, 11th, 25.5; Highline, 13th, 24; Orting, 14th, 21; Steilacoom, 15th, 21; Eatonville, 16th, 16; Sequim, 17th, 9; Tyee, 18th, 8; Henry Foss, 19th, 8; Lindbergh, 20th, 7; Kingston, 21st, 5; Evergreen (Seattle), 22nd, 2.5

Individual Results

Top 5 to State

100 Meters — Lainnie Lyamba, PA, ninth, 12.98.

200 Meters — Emma Albright, PA, ninth, 26.83.

400 Meters — Emma Weaver, PA, 14th, 1:06.11.

800 Meters — Kynzie DeLeon, PA, third, 2:25.89; Kristinna Barnet, Sequim, sixth, 2:31.43; Maxine Waddell, PA, 14th, 2:42.72.

1,600 Meters — Gracie Long, PA, first, 5:08.49; Maddie Dougherty, PA, third, 5:10.71.

3,200 Meters — Gracie Long, PA, first, 11:22.78; Dougherty, PA, fourth, 11:32.50; Lauren Larson, PA, sixth, 11:57.52.

100-Meter Hurdles — Millie Long, PA, second, 15.87; Shayli Schuman, Sequim, ninth, 16.71.

300-Meter Hurdles — Millie Long, PA, first, 45.90; Delaney Wenzl, PA, sixth, 48.75.

4×100 Relay — Port Angeles (Alexis Cobb, Kia Noel, Michelle Alvarez, Wenzl), 10th, 52.69.

4×200 Relay — Port Angeles (McKenzie Musalek, Wenzl, Millie Long, Albright), third, 1:48.39; Sequim (Daisy Ryan, Barnet, Mary McAleer, Telicia Busby), 10th, 1:53.89.

4×400 Relay —Port Angeles (DeLeon, Dougherty, Millie Long, Gracie Long), fourth, 4:11.80.

High Jump — Gracie Long, PA, third, 5-1; Wenzl, PA, fifth, 4-10.

Pole Vault — Elizabeth Sweet, Sequim, third, 10-0; Musalek, PA, fifth, 9-6.

Long Jump — Lyamba, PA, ninth, 15-4.

Triple Jump — Lyamba, PA, eighth, 33-6½.

West Central District III 1A Track and Field Championships

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Renton Stadium, Renton

Port Townsend and Chimacum competing

Boys

Team Results — Coupeville, first, 166; Bellevue Christian, second, 134; Klahowya, third, 96; Charles Wright, fourth, 65; Cascade Christian, fifth, 61; Port Townsend, sixth, 53; Seattle Christian, seventh, 41; Vashon, eighth, 25; Chimacum, ninth, 11.

Individual Results

Top 2 to State

1,600 Meters — Nathan Cantrell, Port Townsend, third, 4:43.91; Joseph Molotsky, PT, fourth, 4:46.86.

3,200 Meters — Cantrell, PT, first, 10:03.97; Seamus Fraser, PT, sixth, 11:06.86.

110-Meter Hurdles — Fraser, PT, seventh, 23.21.

300-Meter Hurdles — Dylan Tracer, PT, first, 41.78; Ryan Caldwell, Chimacum, third, 44.77; Fraser, PT, eighth, 51.88.

4×100 Relay —Port Townsend (Kyle Mackey, Tracer, Devin Harris, Cantrell), seventh, 48.14.

4×400 Relay —Port Townsend (Cantrell, Tracer, Molotsky, Mackey), sixth, 4:11.04.

Shot Put — Robert Jesionowski, PT, eighth, 37-11¾.

Discus — Tracer, PT, second, 122-0.

Javelin — Caldwell, Chimacum, eighth, 114-4.

Long Jump — Bradley Slagle, Chimacum, eighth, 16-9¼.

Triple Jump — Harris, PT, seventh, 36-4.

Girls

Team Results — Bellevue Christian, first, 136; Charles Wright, second, 132; Klahowya, third, 126; Coupeville, fourth, 123; Port Townsend, fifth, 80; Cascade Christian, sixth, 22; Seattle Christian, seventh, 22; Chimacum, eighth, 21; Vashon, ninth, 18.

Individual Results

Top 2 to State

100 Meters — Jada Trafton, Chimacum, fourth, 13.38.

200 Meters — Trafton, Chimacum, fifth, 27.46; Anika Avelino, PT, sixth, 27.52.

400 Meters — Avelino, PT, fourth, 1:01.49.

3,200 Meters — Ally Bradley, PT, fourth, 12:47.28; Rachel Matthes, Chimacum, seventh, 14:19.83.

100-Meter Hurdles — Aubry Botkin, PT, first, 15.01; Sierra Ruegg, PT, sixth, 18.83.

300-Meter Hurdles — Botkin, PT, second, 49.08; Ruegg, PT, sixth, 53.58.

4×100 Relay —Port Townsend (Brenna Franklin, Avelina, Botkin, Eileen Leoso), second, 53.14.

4×200 Relay —Port Townsend (Franklin, Callay Boire-Shedd, Bella Lusk, Ruegg), fourth, 2:03.86.

4×400 Relay —Port Townsend (Boire-Shedd, Lusk, Bradley, Ruegg), fifth, 4:52.43.

Shot Put — Leoso, PT, third, 32-8¼.

Discus — Franklin, PT, third, 94-9.

Javelin — Jadeah Nordberg-Williams, Chimacum, first, 111-10; Leoso, PT, fifth, 95-3.

Long Jump — Boire-Shedd, PT, fifth, 10-7¾.

Triple Jump — Botkin, PT, second, 30-10; Lusk, PT, eighth, 21-11½.

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long leads the field in the 1,600-meter race at the West Central District III championships Saturday, with teammate Maddie Dougherty right behind her to the left. Long won the race while Dougherty finished third. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Port Angeles’ Gracie Long leads the field in the 1,600-meter race at the West Central District III championships Saturday, with teammate Maddie Dougherty right behind her to the left. Long won the race while Dougherty finished third. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Port Angeles’ Liam Clark competes in the high jump at the West Central District III championships Saturday. Clark finished third in the event to qualify for the 2A state championships later this week. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Port Angeles’ Liam Clark competes in the high jump at the West Central District III championships Saturday. Clark finished third in the event to qualify for the 2A state championships later this week. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim’s Riley Cowan throws the javelin at the West Central District III championships Saturday. Cowan finished second in the javelin with a throw of 167 feet, 2 inches. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim’s Riley Cowan throws the javelin at the West Central District III championships Saturday. Cowan finished second in the javelin with a throw of 167 feet, 2 inches. (By Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

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