LC's Van Kooten breaks school record


Lynden Christian's Morgan Van Kooten won the shot put with a 45-foot, 2-inch throw, breaking the LC record of 42-10 set in 1988, as the Lyncs hosted the Lynden Christian Invitational on Tuesday, April 22, at Lynden Christian High School.

Hannah Wynstra won the other two throwing events for the Lyncs, with a 91-05 in the discus and a 115-05 in the javelin.

Madison Weg won the high jump with a height of 5-02, and was a part of the winning 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. Emily Sytsma and Brianna Bruneau were on both of the winning relay teams as well. Madison Burke was also on the 4x100 team, and Brandy Bruneau rounded out the 4x400 team.

Lynden Christian will participate in the Northwest Conference Championships on Friday, April 25, at Civic Stadium.

At Lynden Christian High School

Team scores: No team scores given

100: Carla vanRooyen (Mount Vernon Christian) 13.12; 200: Carla vanRooyen (Mount Vernon Christian) 27.20; 400: Natalie McPherson (Shoreline Christian) 1:02.27; 800: Claire Sirich (Bellevue Christian) 2:43.02; 1,600: Kristina Yzaguirre (Mount Vernon Christian) 5:34.10; 3,200: Julia Morris (Lynden Christian) 13:10.94; 100 hurdles: Courtney Parker (Bellevue Christian) 16.41; 300 hurdles: Courtney Porter (Bellevue Christian) 49.09; 4x100 relay: Lynden Christian (Emily Sytsma, Madison Burke, Madison Weg, Brianna Bruneau) 52.02; 4x200 relay: Mount Vernon Christian (Hannah Camacho, Melyssa Whitener, Molli Kaptein, Kristina Yzaaguirre) 1:56.34; 4x400 relay: Lynden Christian (Brandy Burneau, Brianna Burneau, Madison Weg, Emily Sytsma) 4:15.71; High jump: Madison Weg (Lynden Christian) 5-02; Long jump: Carla vanRooyen (Mount Vernon Christian) 16-04; Triple jump: Carla vanRooyen (Mount Vernon Christian) 34-08; Shot put: Morgan Van Kooten (Lynden Christian) 45-02; Discus: Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 91-05; Javelin: Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 115-05; Pole vault: Courtney Porter (Bellevue Christian) 9-06.

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