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Tahoma competes against Kentridge at French Field | Track and field

The Tahoma and Kentridge track and field teams competed against each other on Wednesday at French Field at Kent-Meridian High School.

The total team scores have not yet been posted at this time.

Bears boys senior Aaron Davis took first in the 100 meters and the shot put, running a time of 11.39 and throwing a distance of 50 feet, 3.75 inches. His 100 meter time is a new personal record. Junior Jacob Larsen took first in the 800 meters after running it in 2:00.89. Junior James Dagley took first in the two mile, running 9:51.15, his best so far this season.

The 400 relay team, comprised of Davis, Jared Dorn, Harold Thordarson and Jordan Thompson,  took first with a time of 43.80. Junior Dallas Hayes placed first in the discus after throwing it 149 feet, four inches, a new personal record by 13 feet. Junior Anthony Gasero won the javelin, throwing it 150 feet, two inches.

Sophomore Deshon Williams took first in the high jump and first in the triple jump after making a vertical leap of five feet, eight inches and a horizontal leap of 37 feet, 11.25 inches. Sophomore Tucker Mjelde won the pole vault after vaulting 11 feet, six inches. Freshman Tyler Gage took first in the long jump after leaping 19 feet.

Bears girls junior Paige Hammock took first in the 100 meters and 200 meters, running times of 12.98 and 26.96 respectively. Hammock's 100 meter time is a new personal record. Senior Cassidy Richmond won the 400 meters after running it in 1:01.51.

Freshman Delaney Tiernan won both the 800 meters and the mile with times of 2:20.93 and 5:19.57 respectively. Tiernan's times broke her previous personal records in both events.

Junior Elizabeth Oosterhout won the two mile with a time of 11:54.58. Junior Savanna Haverfield took first in the 100 hurdles and the javelin, running a time of 15.93 and throwing a distance of 114 feet, two inches. Their 400 meter relay team, comprised of Haverfield, Richmond, Hammock and Emery Dillon, took first with a time of 50.91. Their 800 meter relay team won, with Dillon, Ashley Roach, Emma Terry and Jennifer Barrack running a combined time of 1:52.29.

Their 1,600 meter relay team also took first place, with Nadia Sinner, Cheyenne Haverfield, Olivia Ranft and Richmond running a combined time of 4:14.91. Senior Alivia Ward took first in the shot put after throwing it 36 feet, four inches, a new personal record. Senior Nadine Hyde placed first in the discus after throwing it 119 feet, five inches, her best so far this season.

Ranft took first in the long jump and the triple jump, leaping 16 feet, seven inches and 33 feet and half an inch respectively. Ranft's long jump distance is a new personal record by roughly four inches.

Chargers boys sophomore Derrick Bell took first in the 200 meters, running a time of 23.59, a new personal record. Fellow sophomore Taylor Thompson took first in the 400 meters, crossing the finish line at 53.17, breaking his previous personal record by over a second.

Senior Talon Abernathy took first in the mile with a time of 4:26.24, a new personal record by three seconds. Senior Kaid Tipton took first in the 110 and 300 hurdles, running times of 15.25 and 39.89 respectively. Their 1,600 meter relay team, made up of Tyler Hunt, Sam Smith, Bell and Jonathan Sigrist, took first with a time of 3:52.33.

Chargers girls sophomore Lexi Klinkenberg took first in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.46. Aurora Varela won the high jump after making a vertical leap of 4 feet, 10 inches. Sophomore Joyce Lin took first in the pole vault after vaulting a height eight feet.

 

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