Final track and field leaders

June 5, 2012 by  

Sorry these didn’t get posted quicker. They ran in the June 1 print edition with the spring honor roll. I’ve added a couple marks from the BorderDuel meet in Portland. Rankings reflect the top eight per event through all state-qualifying meets. Sprint events (100, 200, 300 meters) are all based on automatic timing with notable [...]

Track: Van Tuinen, Valencia earn 2nds

June 3, 2012 by  

PORTLAND, Ore. — Riverside Christian’s Nate Van Tuinen and Fernando Valencia had second-place finishes in Saturday’s BorderDuel meet at Lewis & Clark College. Van Tuinen was second in the long jump (21-01/2) and fifth in the 100 (11.23) while Valencia was runner-up in the javelin (189-9) in the all-star competition that drew athletes from Washington, [...]

Vargas sets steeplechase record

June 3, 2012 by  

PORTLAND — Santos Vargas continued his strong spring by breaking the meet record in winning the 2,000-meter steeplechase in the Border Duel track and field meet Saturday at Lewis & Clark College. The Eisenhower High senior, running the steeplechase for the first time, had a time of 6 minutes, 1.06 seconds to shatter the previous mark [...]

Spring athlete of the year nominees

June 3, 2012 by  

BASEBALL Cole Gilman Naches Valley senior Voted MVP of the SCAC West, Gilman helped the Rangers win league and district titles and reach the state final. Jens Jensen Davis senior Named to the CBBN 4A first team as a pitcher and third baseman, Jensen led the Pirates to a 17-8 season. Hugo Lemus East Valley [...]

2012 Spring prep honor roll

June 1, 2012 by  

NOTE: The spring honor roll is a round-up of all-league teams involving local high schools. All of these teams were selected by coaches within the league. Not all leagues select such teams and/or players and coaches of the year. For track and field, the final Valley leaders of the season are included. BASEBALL CBBN 4A [...]

Track: NV’s Taylor wins second javelin title

May 27, 2012 by  

CHENEY, Wash. — Knee surgery last fall put Naches Valley’s Kelsie Taylor on crutches for six weeks and on a delayed schedule for all of the spring track and field season. The defending state javelin champion entered Saturday’s finals at Eastern Washington University with a district throw of 112 feet, 3 inches — more than [...]

Track: Riverside Christian boys win 2B title

May 27, 2012 by  

CHENEY, Wash. — It was a matter of first things first for Riverside Christian’s Fernando Valencia. Coming into the start of one of Saturday’s concluding events, he knew that if he won the javelin, his team could win a state track and field championship. His first throw put him and his team into first place, [...]

Track: Ike’s Schreiber takes third

May 27, 2012 by  

TACOMA, Wash. — Youngster that he is, Drew Schreiber felt all week that it was a season highlight just to earn a trip to the Class 4A state track and field championships. But that was a sophomore respecting his elders. Once here, Eisenhower’s emerging 800-meter prodigy did far more than take in the sights at [...]

Track: Wapato’s Ibarra, E’burg girls fourth

May 27, 2012 by  

TACOMA, Wash. — Wapato’s Nacho Ibarra ran one fast 400 meters on Saturday and Ellensburg’s girls put together four fast 400s during the final day of the Class 2A state track and field championships. Ibarra and the Bulldogs matched fourth-place finishes and highlighted a batch of 12 local medalists as the three-day meet concluded at [...]

Saturday’s prep track and field results

Team scores 4A Boys 1, Gig Harbor, 62. 2, Mead 58. 3, Federal Way 52. 4, Wenatchee 51. 5, Arlington 29. 6, Union 28. 7, Auburn Riverside 27. 8, Richland 19. 9, Ferris 18. 10, Lewis & Clark 17. 11, Roosevelt 16. 12 (tie), Skyview, Gonzaga Prep, Skyline, Garfield 14. 16 (tie), Eisenhower, Issaquah, Kentridge, [...]

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