SW wins 5 events at BC Invitational / Track

The South Whidbey High School track team collected five blue ribbons at the 10th annual Bellevue Christian Invitational Saturday, April 28, at Interlake High School.

The Falcon boys finished second in the 19-team meet, and the South Whidbey girls claimed sixth.

Fife, the only 2A school at the meet, won the boys side with 159 points; South Whidbey had 80. Host Bellevue Christian took the girls title with 111 points; the Falcons tallied 60.5.

Four of the five South Whidbey firsts were recorded by the boys, and two of those were produced by Kristopher Dixon, the winner of the 110 (15.8) and 300 hurdles (41.54).

Owen Boram captured the javelin (155-08) and Carlhenri Chapman took the long jump (20-01.25).

Freshman Kaia Swegler Richmond was the girls 1,600 winner (5:20.31).

South Whidbey will travel to Cedarcrest for the Cascade Conference championships at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 3.

Other South Whidbey results at Bellevue Christian

Second, boys: 4×100 relay (Dixon, Matthew Simmons, Chapman, John Bartel), 44.79.

Second, girls: Alexandra Kurtz, 400, 1:04.27.

Third, boys: Michael Cepowski, 3,200, 10:19.68; Kole Nelson, 110 hurdles, 16.77; Issiah Gonzales, high jump, 5-10.

Third, girls: Elizabeth Donnelly, 1,600, 5:27.88; high jump, 4-04; Emily Vanberg, javelin, 96-07; Leanne Robbins, pole vault, 8; Mattason Straub, long jump, 14-07.

Fourth, boys: Larsen Christiansen, 300 hurdles, 43.53.

Fourth, girls: 4×200 relay (Lila McCleary, Kurtz, Mallory Drye, Karyna Hezel), 1:52.08.

Fifth, girls: Straub, 100, 13.6.

Sixth, boys: Max Dodd, 400, 54.38; Gonzales, triple jump, 38-05.

Seventh, boys: Bartel, 200, 24.14.

Seventh, girls: Rachel Harder, discus, 82-07.

Eighth, boys: Simmons, 100, 11.88.

Eighth, girls: Hezel, 100, 13.73; Camille Young, 100 hurdles, 20.11.

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