Madi Krussow sets state record in pole vault

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 30, 2014 

Squalicum's girls' track and field owns a new state record in pole vault. Madi Krussow broke the previous record by clearing 13 feet, 3 inches on Wednesday, April 30, at Civic Stadium.

"It is amazing," Krussow said. "I don't even know how to put words into it. I'm just so thankful."

Krussow was one of two winners for the Storm on Wednesday. Allie Kohr also won in the 100 hurdles.

Lynden Christian won the most events among the five teams competing. The Lyncs took home nine events - the 200 meters (Hannah Rusnak), the 400 (Brandy Bruneau), the 1,600 (Julia Morris), the 3,200 (Sarah Ball), the 4x100 relay (Madison Weg, Brandy Bruneau, Brianna Bruneau, Rusnak), the 4x400 (Emily Sytsma, Madison Wiese, Weg, Brianna Bruneau), shot put (Morgan Van Kooten), discus (Hannah Wynstra) and javelin (Wynstra).

Bellingham won three events, Blaine won two events and Ferndale won two events - both by Jordin Bartel.

CIVIC STADIUM

Team scores: No information provided.

100: Mia Hodges (Bellingham) 13.14; 200: Hannah Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 26.99; 400: Brandy Bruneau (Lynden Christian) 1:02.05; 800: Hillary Kiele (Blaine) 2:29.93; 1,600: Julia Morris (Lynden Christian) 5:59.1; 3,200: Sarah Ball (Lynden Christian) 11:52.1; 100 hurdles: Allie Kohr (Squalicum) 15.47; 300 hurdles: Kieya Villars (Blaine) 49.09; 4x100 relay: Lynden Christian (Madison Weg, Brandy Bruneau, Brianna Bruneau, Hannah Rusnak) 50.75; 4x200 relay: Bellingham (Mia Hodges, Emma Brice, Mary Dyrland, Alyssa Porter) 1:46.19; 4x400 relay: Lynden Christian (Emily Sytsma, Madison Wiese, Madison Weg, Brianna Bruneau) 4:18.95; High jump: Jordin Bartel (Ferndale) 4-10; Long jump: Jordin Bartel (Ferndale) 15-04; Triple jump: Ellie Kindlund (Bellingham) 31-08; Shot put: Morgan Van Kooten (Lynden Christian) 39-09; Discus: Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 100-06; Javelin: Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 113-07; Pole vault: Madi Krussow (Squalicum) 13-03.

Krussow on clearing 13-03.00:

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