Quintana earns Class 1A state track berth after win in the 1,600


Mount Baker's Dillon Quintana earned a berth in the Class 1A state track meet after winning the 1,600 meter race at the Class 1A Tri-District preliminaries on Thursday, May 16, at King's High School.

Blaine's Eddie Fontes also earned a bid to the state track meet after finishing third behind Quintana in the 1,600 with a time of 4:23.68.

Joining both Fontes and Quintana at the state meet will be Meridian's Kaleb Heezen and Max McGuinn. The two Meridian products finished second and third, respectively, in the javelin final, with Heezen throwing a distance of 166-11, and McGuinn hitting a mark of 164-10.

The rest of the finale's for the Class 1A Tri-District's will be finished on Saturday, May 18.


1,600: Dillon Quintana (Mount Baker) time: 4:21.40, Ruben Riordan (Charles Wright Academy) time: 4:22.04, Eddie Fontes (Blaine) time: 4:23.68, Andrew Ayers (King's) time: 4:24.31, David Goldstone (Charles Wright Academy) time: 4:25.15, Kyle Cole (Cedar Park Christian) time: 4:26.51; Triple jump: Skyler Coppenrath (Port Townsend) mark: 41-08.25, Anthony Almeida (Cedar Park Christian) mark40-08.50. Zach Fairhart (Eatonville) mark: 40-08.50. Daniel Fouty (King's) mark: 40-06.50, Garrett Starr (Vashon Island) mark: 40-05.00, Patrick LeClair (Bellevue Christian) mark: 40-02.50; Discus: Daryl Settlemire (Chimacum) mark: 159-11, Lucas Hatton (Eatonville) mark: 156-10, Scott Miller (Bellevue Christian) mark: 152-07, Justin Kaelin (Eatonville) mark: 141-09, Mason Friedline (King's) mark: 135-07, Zach Jacobson (King's) mark: 133-05; Javelin: Anthony Almeida (Cedar Park Christian) mark: 172-10, Kaleb Heezen (Meridian) mark: 166-11, Max McGuinn (Meridian) mark: 164-10, Nick French (South Whidbey) mark: 159-04, Karl Sather (King's) mark: 158-01, Scott Miller (Bellevue Christian) mark: 156-04.

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