Manderson grabs win at 1A Tri-District meet


Lynden Christian's Daphnee Manderson was the lone individual winner from Whatcom County at the Class 1A Tri-District finals on Saturday, May 18, at King's High School.

Her mark of 116 feet, 4 inches in the javelin earned her a berth to the Class 1A state track meet which begins Friday, May 24, in Cheney at Eastern Washington University. Manderson will be joined by Lynden Christian's Hannah Wynstra, who finished fourth in the javelin with a throw of 106-03.

Wynstra also earned a berth to the state meet in the discus with a mark of 104-04, good for fifth place.

The only other winner from Whatcom County schools was Meridian's 4x200 relay team. The team consisting of Leyla Marino, Trinell Carpenter, Janessa Murphy and Taylor Lunde finished .17 seconds better than second-place King's for the win.

Meridian as a whole saw success in the relay races. The grouping of Marino, Murphy, Carpenter and Lunde also qualified for state in the 4x100 with a second-place finish, and the grouping of Murphy, Carpenter, Lunde and Jayna Edmonds finished fifth in the 4x400, earning a berth to state. Marino will also compete in the triple jump at the state meet after finishing fourth in the event Saturday.

Lynden Christian's team of Brianna Bruneau, Brandy Bruneau, Emily Sytsma and Madison Weg also made it to state with a third-place finish in the 4x400 meter relay.

Madison Burke is the only other Lync to advance to state after placing sixth in the 110 hurdles.

Weg is one of only a few competiors from Whatcom County to earn a bid in multiple events, as a third-place finish in the high jump earned her a second event she will be competing in at state. Meridian's Sammie Hunt finished tied for fourth behind Weg in the high jump, adding yet another Trojan who will be heading to state.

Mount Baker got two girls to the state meet in Chynna Phan and Kelsie Nern. Phan finished sixth in the 800 while Nern's sixth-place finish in the 1,600 got her the other Baker berth.

Nooksack Valley's Ashley Loreen is the only Pioneer heading to state after placing second in the discus with a mark of 114-11.



Team scores: King's 97, Cedar Park Christian 76, meridian 52.5, South Whidbey 51, Lynden Christian 51, Seattle Academy 41, Eatonville 36, Port Townsend 35.5, Northwest 32, University Prep 32, Seattle Christian 30, Coupeville 26, Blaine 21, Mount Baker 21, Bellevue Christian 20, Cascade Christian 18, Nooksack Valley 16, Charles Wright Academy 12, Bushy 11, Vashon Island 11, Life Christian Academy 6, Chimacum 4, Friday Harbor 1, Eastside Prep 1.

100: Abi Kim (Seattle Christian) time: 12.71, Maya Jackson (Northwest) time: 13.08, Jewel Johnson (Port Townsend) time: 13.17, Ashley Driscoll (King's) time: 13.17, Kaycee Creech (Cascade Christian) time: 13.18, Arielle Van Peursem (Cedar park Christian) time: 13.18.

200: Abi Kim (Seattle Christian) time: 25.91, Jewel Johnson (Port Townsend) time: 26.45, Carolyn Kraft (Bush) time: 26.48, Maya Jackson (Northwest) time: 26.68, Anna Parker (King's) time: 26.69, Katie Mayer (Charles Wright Academy) time: 26.80.

400: Maya Jackson (Northwest) time: 58.44, Erin Beezhold (Cedar Park Christian) time: 58.60, Julia Shankland (Seattle Academy) time: 1:00.32, Katie Mayer (Charles Wright Academy) time: 1:00.35, Machaela Graddy (Eatonville) time: 1:00.76, Julia Inderbitzin (Cascade Christian) time: 1:02.61.

800: Sally Larson (Cedar Park Christian) time: 2:20.01, Caracol Haley (University Prep) time: 2:20.21, Audrey Western (University Prep) time: 2:20.66, Kacey Kemper (King's) time: 2:20.78, Hazel Carr (Northwest) time: 2:21.92, Chynna Phan (Mount Baker) time: 2:22.11.

1,600: Sally Larson (Cedar Park Christian) time: 5:00.69, Audrey Western (Univesity Prep) time: 5:09.26, Kacey Kemper (King's) time: 5:10.24, Hazel Carr (Northwest) time: 5:10.38, Caracol Haley (University Prep) time: 5:14.14, Kelsie Nern (Mount Baker) time: 5:15.30.

110 hurdles: Courtney Porter (Bellevue Christian) time: 15.46, Madison Tisa-McPhee (Coupeville) time: 16.13, Tera Applegate (South Whidbey) time: 16.27, Daphne Kieling (King's) time: 16.95, Kristen Maggs (King's) time: 16.95, Madison Burke (Lynden Christian) time: 17.16.

300 hurdles: Courtney Porter (Bellevue Christian) time: 45.95, Alana Saldino (Seattle Academy) time: 46.05, Rebecca Stewart (Port Townsend) time: 47.80, Madison Tisa-McPhee (Coupeville) time: 48.01, Grace Shapiro (Seattle Academy) time: 48.13, Daphne Kieling (King's) time: 48.75.

4x100 relay: Cedar Park Christian time: 50.77, Meridian time: 50.82, Eatonville time: 51.29, Coupeville time: 51.31, Lynden Christian time: 51.49, South Whidbey time: 51.53.

4x200 relay: Meridian time: 1:47.09, King's time: 1:47.26, Coupeville time: 1:47.27, Seattle Academy time: 1:48.20, South Whidbey time: 1:49.72, Charles Wright Academy time: 1:50.34.

4x400 relay: Cedar Park Christian time: 4:07.32, King's time: 4:07.51, Lynden Christian time: 4:08.83, Seattle Academy time: 4:10.05, Meridian time: 4:10.59, South Whidbey time: 4:11.89.

High jump: Julie Teitzel (King's) mark: 5-03.00, Haley Zepernick (Cascade Christian) mark: 5-02.00, Madison Weg (Lynden Christian) mark: 5-02.00, Patricia Reeves (Port Townsend) mark: 4-10.00, Sammie Hunt (Meridian) mark: 4-10.00, Madi Hauck (King's) mark: 4-10.00.

Triple jump: Rebecca Stewart (Port Townsend) mark: 34-01.00, Heidi Brankline (Eatonville) mark: 33-11.00, Michaela Hendrix (King's) mark: 33-04.50, Leyla Marino (Meridian) mark: 33-03.50, Sonja Barreto (King's) mark: 33-02.00, Annika Hille (Vashon Island) mark: 32-11.00.

Discus: Angelina Berger (South Whidbey) mark: 119-11, Ashley Loreen (Nooksack Valley) mark: 114-11, Sierra Decker (King's) mark: 109-00, Kristen Schuster (South Whidbey) mark: 104-08, Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) mark: 104-04, Daisey Newman (Eatonville) mark: 103-09.

Javelin: Daphnee Manderson (Lynden Christian) mark: 116-04, Karly Hibbard (King's) mark: 107-07, Daisey Newman (Eatonville) mark: 106-10, Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) mark: 106-03, Bailey Castille (Chimacum) mark: 105-11, Kristen Barclay (Cedar Park Christian) mark: 104-03.

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