Falcons make tracks
with win at Cedarcrest
Four Cascade Conference schools — South Whidbey, Coupeville, Archbishop Murphy and Cedarcrest — met Thursday and the Falcon boys and girls track teams exceeded expectations.
The girls racked up 116 points, the boys 86, to win the event.
McKenzie Walker blasted to first place in the 100-meter dash in
13.62 seconds, followed by Lauren Sandri in 13.74 and Gwen Bakke at 13.85.
In the 200-meter dash, Walker and Sandri first and second with 27.68 and 27.83.
Erica Johnson was second in the 800-meter run with 2:32.37.
Caroline Habel picked up fifth in the
1,600-meter run at 5:37.30 and fourth in the 3,200 with 12:50.90.
In the girls 100-meter hurdles Laura Barrow posted 17.65 for third place and a first in the 300-meter event at 50.03.
The girls 100-meter relay team — Laurie Robinson, Sandri, Walker and Bakke — finished first with 52.08.
Cayla Calderwood high jumped 5 feet even to take first place while Tamara Leonard jumped 4-08 for third.
Calderwood also placed first in the triple jump with 36-04.50 and third
in the long jump at 16-07. Finally,
Calderwood took first in the javelin at 97 feet 5 inches.
“Cayla had one of the best all-time South Whidbey meet performances,” said Falcon coach Doug Fulton.
Nikki Enters and Ann Hefflinger were third and fourth in the javelin with 77-06 and 71-05.
Hefflinger pole vaulted 7 feet for first and Autumn Walker was third at 6 even.
In the shot put event, Enters was second with 27-08 and Kelsey Engstrom third at 26-08. Enters and Engstrom took second and third in discus with 90-06 and 72-02 respectively.
For the boys, Jon Poolman and Hisashi Sanda were first and second in the 100-meter dash at 11.63 and 11.70 and Eric Stallman was fourth at 12.03.
Poolman and Sanda also placed
first and second in the 200-meter in
23.50 and 24.27.
In the distance events, Nick Rovang was second in the 1,600-meter run at 5:03.30 and Blake Koszarck fifth in the 3,200 with 11:18.60.
Andy Bennett was first in the
110-meter hurdles in 17.44 and second in the 300-meters at 42.34,
followed by Sanda at 45.77.
Poolman, Stallman, Sanda and Ramsey O’Brien took the 100-meter relay in 45.10.
In the pole vault, Isaac Bartel was first at 8-06. Bennett placed second in the long jump with 18-11.75 and first in the triple jump with 40-08.
In the shot put, Jackson Engstrom took third with 40-04, Chris Monell fourth at 38-01.75 and David Monell fifth at 37-10.75.
Adam Rushold was second in the javelin at 138-01 and Zach Idso, David Monell, Chris Monell and Engstrom
were second through fifth in the discus.
Falcon boys split two in conference soccer
The South Whidbey boys soccer team had a fine 4-1 win over Granite Falls on April 1, but fell 1-0 to Archbishop Murphy on Thursday.
Against the Granite Falls Tigers, Dino Michaelides had three goals for the Falcons, one on a penalty kick, the other two on assists from Ian McCauley. In the closing minutes, forward Henry Mead powered the fourth score in on a single cross kick to the net.
“Keegan Harshman and Ian Marsanyi did a great job for us as goalies,” Falcon coach Joel Gerlach said.
At ATM, the Wildcats could only score once thanks to defensive players Brett Warwick, Landon Moore and Dean Freundlich. But once was enough.
“Even though we lost, I was happy with the level of effort the guys put in,” Gerlach said.
start new season
The Holmes Harbor Ladies Golf Club is starting its new season. Ladies of all abilities can play in an 18-hole group at 9 a.m. or a 9-hole group starting at 10 a.m. beginning April 24.
Club fees are $65 per year for new members and $50 for returning members. The fees include a shirt, a membership in the Washington State Golf Association, a Golf Handicap and Information Network (GHIN) handicap, play in club tournaments, and an end-of-the season free play day.
Those interested in becoming a Ladies Club member are invited to the kick-off luncheon at noon Thursday, April 17, at Nancy Walker’s home, 4911 Harbor Hills Drive, Freeland. Bring a salad or dessert.
For info, call the pro shop at
331-2363, or RSVP to Peggy Urstad, 360-678-4701 or leave a message at 331-7774.