Falcon boys finish 1st, girls 2nd in 3-team meet / Track

Combining for 11 event wins, the South Whidbey High School track teams put in a solid performance in a three-team home meet Thursday, April 25.

The Falcon boys won the meet, outscoring Coupeville and Cedar Park Christian 73-58-49.

The South Whidbey girls tied with CPC for second with 51 points, eight behind Coupeville.

Callahan Yale and Bodie Hezel each won three events for the boys.

Yale won the 800 (2:08.79) and 400 (51.78), while Hezel captured the two hurdle events (110, 15.92; 300, 41.3).

The pair teamed with Carl Henri Chapman and Max Dodd to take the 4×400 relay (3:39.9).

Spear added a win in the 200 (23.97), and Sam Martin took the pole vault (11-09).

Kole Nelson collected three seconds (110 hurdles, 16.1; 300 hurdles, 44.33; high jump, 5-04), while Billy Rankin earned two (pole vault, 9-06; long jump, 19-08).

Other boys finishing second were Michael Cepowski (800, 2:18.29) and Casey Justus (discus, 108-04).

Kaia Swegler Richmond and Grace Huffman were double winners for the girls. Swegler Richmond won the 3,200 (11:36.24), Huffman took the 800 (2:34.84) and the two joined Kelly Murnane and Natalie Monetti to win the 4×400 (4:44.09).

Lexi Starets-Foote was first in the discus (82-03) and second in the shot put (27-05.5).

Other seconds were claimed by Mallory Drye (100, 14.03), Grace Complita (200, 27.72), Murnane (800, 2:36.76), Mya Pratt (discus, 79-03), Maddy Drye (javelin, 84-03), Leanne Robbins (pole vault, 7) and the 4×200 team (Mattason Straub, Alexandra Kurtz, Karyna Hezel, Complita; 1:53.99).

Next is the North Sound Conference championships at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Granite Falls.

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