Blaine boys' track tops Mount Baker, Friday Harbor


The Blaine boys' track team had an impressive showing on Thursday, April 25, winning 8 of 16 events at Mount Baker High School.

Brad Whitley, Tom Bradley and James Fakkema led the way for Blaine, each contributing to wins in multiple events. Whitley helped the Borderites to wins in the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays. Bradley also ran a leg in the 4x400 meter relay while also winning the 3,200, and Fakkema took home wins in the shot put (34-07.00), javelin (136-08) and 4x100 relay.

Mount Baker only saw wins in four events, with Nathan Dunford leading the group with wins in the pole vault (15-06.00) and high jump (5-02.00).

Mount Baker High School

100: Willie Blackmon (Friday Harbor) time: 11.60; 200: Willie Blackmon (Friday Harbor) time: 24.02; 400: Brad Whitley (Blaine) time: 53.72; 800: Shelby Miles (Mount Baker) time: 2:14.60; 1,600: Jeremiah Cronk (Mount Baker) time: 5:15.50; 3,200: Tom Bradley (Blaine) time: 9:41.24; 300 hurdles: Willie Blackmon (Friday Harbor) time: 42.50; 4x100 relay: Blaine (Brad Whitley, James Fakkema, Tracy Booth, Scott Fortune) time: 47.50; 4x400 relay: Blaine (Brad Whitley, Tom Bradley, Eddie Fontes, Tracy Booth) time: 3:42.63; High jump: Nathan Dunford (Mount Baker) mark: 5-02.00; Long jump: Willie Blackmon (Friday Harbor) mark: 18-06.00; Triple jump: Scott Fortune (Blaine) mark: 34-07.00; Shot put: James Fakkema (Blaine) mark: 45-08.00; Discus: Jon Fakkema (Blaine) mark: 121-03; Javelin: James Fakkema (Blaine) mark: 136-08; Pole vault: Nathan Dunford (Mount Baker) mark: 15-06.00.

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