Blaine boys' track opens with loss


The Blaine boys' track and field team opened the season with a 97-44 loss to Sedro-Woolley on Wednesday, March 19, at home.

The Borderites had wins from Greg Arps in the 800 (2 minutes, 26.59 seconds), Scott Fortune in the triple jump (38 feet, .5 inches), Adam McShane in the shot put (40-10.50) and Jon Fakkema in the discus (130-01).

"It was cold but it was good," Blaine coach Carey Bacon said in a phone interview. "Turned out OK, good start for both teams to find out where we sit."

The Borderites are at the Bedlington Track Meet in Lynden on Friday, March 21.

At Blaine

Team scores: Sedro-Woolley 97, Blaine 44

100: Tanner Newton (S-W) 11:36; 200: Tanner Newton (S-W) 23.66; 400: Tanner Newton (S-W) 56.13; 800: Greg Arps (Blaine) 2:26.59; 1,600: Thor Wagoner (5:01.00; 3,200: Tegan Sterling-Moore (S-W) 12:28.09; 110 hurdles: Justin Biggs (S-W) 16.17; 300 hurdles: Justin Biggs (S-W) 43.37; 4x100 relay: Sedro-Woolley (Jason Elms, Jay Burger, Treyton Howell, Tanner Newton) 44.65; 4x400 relay: Sedro-Woolley (Jay Burger, Thor Wagoner, Treyton Howell, Lucas Skinner) 4:04.48; High jump: Austin Cartwright (S-W) 5-06.00; Long jump: Mason Elms (S-W) 19-10.00; Triple jump: Scott Fortune (Blaine) 38-00.50; Shot put: Adam McShane (Blaine) 40-10.50; Discus: Jon Fakkema (Blaine) 130-01; Javelin: Dustin Watts (S-W) 137-10; Pole vault: Austin Cartwright (S-W) 12-00.00.

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