South Whidbey thumps competition / Track

Dominating both the boys and girls scoring, the South Whidbey High School track teams won a three-school meet Thursday, April 11, in Granite Falls.

The Falcon boys piled up 114 points, burying Granite Falls (40) and Sultan (13).

The South Whidbey girls tallied 89 points to top the Tigers (48) and Turks (9).

Caden Spear (100, 11.72; 200, 24.79), Bodie Hezel (110 hurdles, 16.22; 300 hurdles, 44.14) and Issiah Gonzales (high jump, 6; triple jump, 40-05) each won two individual events for the South Whidbey boys.

Hezel was also on the winning 4×400 team (3:49.05) with Carl Henri Chapman, Matthew Simmons and Callahan Yale.

Other winners were Yale (3,200, 10:33.83), Chapman (long jump, 19-09.75), Sam Baesler (1,600, 5:11.9), Dylan Davis (shot put, 38-01.5), Casey Justus (discus, 105-09), Max Dodd (javelin, 106-04) and Sam Martin (pole vault, 10).

For the girls, Mattason Straub (100, 13.69; long jump, 14-02), Molly Cobbs (100 hurdles, 18.38; 300 hurdles, 54.63) and Lexi Starets-Foote (shot put, 28-05; discus, 70-06) were double winners in individual events.

Straub added wins in two relays, teaming with Alexandra Kurtz, Mallory Drye and Karyna Hezel to take the 4×100 (54.78) and Kurtz, Hezel and Grace Complita to capture the 4×200 (1:55.38).

First places were also earned by Kaia Swegler Richmond (1,600, 5:26.58) and Maddy Drye (javelin, 74).

The Falcons will compete in the Mountlake Terrace Invitational at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at Edmonds Stadium.

Other South Whidbey results from Thursday

Second, boys: Chapman, 100, 12.07; Dodd, 200, 25.39; Cooper Ullmann, 3,200, 10:51.4; Kole Nelson, 110 hurdles, 16.91; high jump, 5-04; Cody Eager, 300 hurdles, 45.41; Justus, shot put, 37-00.5; Davis, discus, 86-05; Billy Rankin, pole vault, 9; long jump, 18-01.

Second, girls: Hezel, 200, 30.94; Grace Huffman, 1,600, 5:56.46; Camille Young, 100 hurdles, 19.54; long jump, 13-10; Mya Pratt, shot put, 19-10; discus, 67-01; Leanne Robbins, pole vault, 7.

Third, boys: Eager, 110 hurdles, 17.73; Nelson, 300 hurdles, 46.8; Carter Snelling Hanel, shot put, 35-04; Tyler King, pole vault, 8.

Third, girls: Mallory Drye, 100, 14.42; Kurtz, 200, 30.95; Serena McLain, 100 hurdles, 19.88; Natalie Monetti, shot put, 18-10; javelin, 56-02; Maddy Drye, discus, 60-01.

Fourth, boys: Dodd, 100, 12.28; Ben Fly-Rinker, 200, 28.15; Luc Gandarias, 1,600, 5:42.82; Snelling Hanel, javelin, 86-04; discus, 73-01; Aidyn Fredrick, long jump, 16-00.25.

Fourth, girls: Young, 100, 14.5; Kelly Murnane, 1,600, 6:09.24; pole vault, 6; Trinity Krouse, 100 hurdles, 22.72; Sabrina Carey, shot put, 17-07; Starets-Foote, javelin, 55.

Fifth, boys: Drew Larson, 800, 2:27.88; 110 hurdles, 21.96; Eric Keene, 1,600, 5:43.07; Justus, javelin, 83-07.

Fifth, girls: Molly Quade-Brennen, shot put, 16-09.5; Adelina Baker, discus, 42-02; Pratt, javelin, 51.

Sixth, boys: Liam Dolde, 1,600, 5:50.75.

Sixth, girls: Maddy Drye, 800, 2:59.93; Monetti, discus, 40-07.

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