At the Class 1B State Track and Field Championships at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, two Mary M. Knight athletes took home four titles.
The Owls’ Kaylee Sowle won the Triple Jump with a distance of 36 feet, 3.25 inches; took the Long Jump with a distance of 16 feet, 11.75 inches; and tied her state record in the High Jump at 5 feet, 8 inches (earning her another state title in the event).
Sowle also placed 3rd in the 100 Meter Dash with a time of 13.26 seconds.
Austin Fries (pictured right on the podium with his medal) won the title in the Long Jump with a personal record distance of 20 feet 10.5 inches. Fries placed 4th in the Triple Jump with a distance of 40 feet, 10.25 inches; and was 7th in the High Jump with a height of 5 feet, 10 inches.
Isaiah Compton finished 4th in the Discus with a personal record throw of 128 feet, 6 inches.
Other MMK athletes to participate in the State meet were Corbin Thompson (in the 800 meters) and Kaleb Riggs (who finished 16th in the 1600 meters).
In the team standings the Mary M. Knight girls placed 7th while the boys from Matlock were tied for 9th.
At the Class 3A State Track and Field Championships at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Shelton had two athletes place.
McKenzie Salazar-Fox took 4th in the Shot Put with a throw of 41 feet 3.5 inches.
Victoria Silverman finished 6th in the 300-Meter Hurdles with a time of 46.37 seconds.
Other Highclimbers to participate in the State Meet were William Johnson in the 1600 and Brock Knowles in the 800.
At the Class 2A State Track and Field Championshps at Mt. Tahoma High School, North Mason’s Christopher Ramsey placed 7th in the Long Jump with a distance of 20 feet 11.5 inches.
Other Bulldogs to compete in the State Meet were Noah Hasselblad (finished 8th in the 3200), Miller Campbell (11th in the Javelin), Carli Durbin (13th in the Javelin), Grady Durbin (15th in the shot put), Christopher Ramsey (15th in the Triple Jump) and the girls 4×400 relay team (Kira Schwerzler, Averie DuPont, Sierra Morin & Morgan Shumaker).