NORTH BEACH - Ilwaco eighth grade boys and girls each won the Pacific League track meets among 12 coastal schools at North Beach Thursday. Ilwaco's seventh grade boys were seventh and the girls' seventh grade placed fourth as a team.
Ilwaco seventh grade girls were led by Brittany Starheim's first place finishes in the 800 (2:50.6) and 1,600 (6:07.9). Maia Sholin was second in the pole vault and the 4x100 relay team was sixth.
The eighth grade Ilwaco girls were led by Amanda Bell's first place finish in the discus (69-feet-5), Tawnie Nesbitt's win in the high jump (4-feet-9), and Cindy Pacheco's victory in the 800 (2:45.1). The Ilwaco 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams also won first place.
Bell was second in the shot put, Nesbitt claimed third in the long jump and seventh in the 100-meter hurdles, and Grace McPhail was fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 400. Brittany King was seventh in the long jump and fourth in the 1,600, while Pacheco was second in the 1,600 and third in the triple jump. Zoe Grasee-Slenning was eighth in the long jump and Raven Rogers was second in the same event and second in the 100 hurdles as well. Eli Rose Fox came in sixth in the triple jump and fifth in the high jump and 100 hurdles. Hailey Keast was eighth in the 100 and Rebecca Curry was seventh in the 200 race.
The Ilwaco seventh grade boys were led by Hunter Stockfleth's second in the pole vault and 200- meter dash and fifth in the 100. Tom Odneal was fourth in the discus and Travis Sparks finished eighth.
Ilwaco eighth grader Wyatt Wullger set a record in the 400 (58.0) and was second in the long jump and 110 hurdles and third in the 100. Corbin Sutherland won the 1,600 in a time of 5:33.3 and was second in the 800. The boys' 4x400 relay team was second and the 4x100 team fourth. Frank Matthai was third in the shot and fifth in the discus and Zack Berteaux was fourth in the shot and eighth in the discus.
Clark Wilson claimed third in the discus and sixth in the high jump and 200. Cody Wright was fifth in the high jump and seventh in the 200. Brenden Greenfield finished fourth in the 200.
Comets eighth grade boys second, Kai Leach sets recordNORTH BEACH - Naselle's eighth grade boys' team was second among 12 schools at the Pacific League middle school track meet at North Beach Thursday. Kai Leach set a league record in the 110 hurdles by winning in 16.5 and he also won the pole vault by clearing 10-feet-6, the long jump with a leap of 18-feet-2 and the 100-meter dash in 11.9. Leach was the only four-event winner in the four meets.
The seventh grade boys finished fifth and they were led by a trio of athletes. Levi Leach was seventh in the pole vault, second in the 100 and third in the 110 hurdles. Jacob Williams was third in the pole vault and triple jump and Tom Littau was eighth in the pole vault, eighth in the 100, and fourth in the high jump.
The Comets eighth grade boys were also paced by Jake Condon's second in the 200, third in the pole vault, fifth in the long jump and third in the high jump. Levi Wasmundt was second in the 1,600, seventh in the discus and eighth in the shot put. Chandler Chapman claimed third in the triple jump.
Naselle's seventh grade girls' team came in sixth and they were paced by Karianne Condon's winning 30-feet-10 toss in the shot put. Haley Pine was fourth in the triple jump and sixth in the long jump and Katie Green was second in the 1,600 and eighth in the 200. The 4x400 Comets relay team was fifth and Katelyn Magie fourth in the 1,600 and Kayti Nelson sixth in the same event.
Danielle Larson led the Comets eighth grade girls to fifth place overall by coming in second in the pole vault and the 400. Shayla Wilber was second in the 100- and 200-meter sprints and Naselle's 4x200 relat team was third and the 4x100 squad fourth. Kristen Scrabeck was sixth in the discus and eighth in the shot put.