Track & Field: SHS boys improve to 11-1 with meet sweep

Track & Field: SHS boys improve to 11-1 with meet sweep

Murray Bingham, Curtis Gorr and Riley Martin each earned a pair of individual victories as Sequim’s boys improved to 11-1 on the season by sweeping Olympic, Kingston and Klahowya on April 27 in Silverdale.

Bingham and teammate Alec Shingleton went 1-2 in the 800-meter race before Bingham added a win in the 1,600 meters (4:46).

Gorr set personal bests in winning both 100-meter (11.43) and 200-meter (23.23) races. He also took second in the 400 meters (52.51).

Martin added victories in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles (16.27 and 43.75, respectively).

Riley Cowan won the javelin with a 146-foot, 5-inch throw, five inches ahead of runner-up teammate Brenden Lauritzen.

Liam Byrne added a win in the pole vault (10-6).

On the girls’ side, Sequim got a quadruple win from senior Morgan Bingham, who swept the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter races before anchoring a winning 4×400 relay team (4:32).

She helped Sequim go 2-1 with wins over Kingston and Klahowya, with Olympic edging the Wolves 79-65.

Shayli Schuman earned a personal best in winning the 100 hurdles (17.29), as did Clarisse Finman in the discus (95-7).

Also earning outright event wins were Elizabeth Sweet (pole vault, 8-0), Lindsey Leader (shot put, 29-10) and Kaitlyn Viada (javelin, 82-8).

Boys 18th, girls 20th at Shelton Invite

Sequim’s boys placed 18th overall while SHS’s girls were 20th at the 37-team Shelton Invitational on April 29.

Riley Cowan had the top finish on the boys’ side, throwing a personal-best 164 feet, 4 inches to place second overall in the javelin.

Murray Bingham was third in the one-mile race, also setting a personal best effort.

Riley Martin was ninth in the 300 hurdles and 14th in the 110 hurdles.

Freshman Lindsey Leader had Sequim’s top finish on the girls’ side with a second-place effort in the shot put (29-5) while Elizabeth Sweet set a season-best in the pole vault at 9-6, good for third.

Morgan Bingham set a pair of personal bests and finished sixth in both one-mile (5:33) and 3,200-meter (11:43) races.

Looking ahead

Sequim looks to place a host of Wolves into sub-districts when they compete at the May 6 Olympic League championships in Poulsbo.

Top athletes move on to sub-districts set for May 13 in Bremerton.

The West Central District meet is May 19-20 in Renton.

The state 2A track meet is set for May25-27 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

More in Sports

x
Path to participation set for peninsula’s prep athletes

SHS preps for prep sports After months of wait-and-see following the shutdown… Continue reading

x
Elementary school-age designers sought for NODM Kids Medal contest

Students in sixth grade and under are invited to submit designs and… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Jan. 13, 2021

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, Short Course Challenge, Dec.… Continue reading

Park officials amend fishing regulations

Concerned in particular with a forecasted low return of Queets River wild… Continue reading

Prep sports: WIAA revises prep sport seasons, fall sports on deck

Fall sports would be the first to return under an amended prep… Continue reading

x
Pyeatt in the midst of a metamorphosis

With her focus centered on running at the collegiate level, Sequim junior… Continue reading

Port Angeles Marathon Association
The Port Angeles Marathon Association partnered with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe to create the 2021 medals for the Run the Peninsula series.
Registration open for 2021 Run the Peninsula races

Includes the North Olympic Discovery Marathon

Community scoreboard — Dec. 16, 2020

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, Food Bank Scramble, Dec.… Continue reading

x
NWAC: No 20-21 athletic championships, basketball delayed

March Madness, indeed. The Northwest Athletic Conference announced on Dec. 11 that… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Dec. 9, 2020

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, Individual Stroke Play, Dec.… Continue reading

x
Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent complete

The Spruce Railroad Trail is now open for visitors. The final phase… Continue reading

Community scoreboard — Dec. 2, 2020

Golf The Cedars at Dungeness • Men’s Club, Strike 3, Nov. 25… Continue reading