Black takes pole vault for Mariners


Blaise Black's mark of 13 feet, 6 inches in the pole vault earned him Sehome's only win of the day as the Mariners finished second at the Shelton Invite on Saturday, May 3, at Shelton High School.

Todd Beamer claimed the overall team title with 65 points, with Sehome coming in second with 57. Lynden, which was also at the meet, finished 19th with 13.5 points.

Sam Humphreys finished second behind Black with a mark of 13-00.00.

"That was a really good one-two punch," Sehome coach Kevin Ryan said in a phone interview.

Drew Norvell had a good day for Sehome, as well, finishing third in the discus (134-02) and sixth in the shot put (49-00.00). Daniel Ziegler finished second in the 100 with a time of 11.13 seconds, .05 seconds behind Marcus Gaylor of Columbia River.

Lynden's Bryce Sterk finished fourth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 40.70 seconds, and Trent Postma finished fifth in the 400 (51.62) for the Lions.



At Shelton High School

Team scores: 1. Todd Beamer 65, 2. Sehome 57, 3. South Kitsap 53, 4. Central Kitsap 46, 5. Gig Harbor 45, 19. Lynden 13.5

100: Marcus Gayler (Columbia River) time: 11.08; 200: Marcus Gaylor (Columbia River) time: 22.23; 400: Austin Edwards (Bethel) time: 49.56; 800: Blake Trujllo (Central Kitsap) time: 1:58.01; 1,600: James Jasperson (North Thurson) time: 4:25.53; 3,200: Logan Carroll (Gig Harbor) time: 9:04.06; 110 hurdles: Eric Simpson (Rogers) time: 14.78; 300 hurdles: Eric Simpson (Rogers) time: 40.30; 4x100 relay: Gig Harbor time: 43.10; 4x400 relay: Todd Beamer time: 3:29.36; High jump: Braden Hannold (Rogers) mark: 6-00.00; Long jump: Ryan Chase (Capital) mark: 21-10.00; Triple jump: Ryan Chase (Capital) mark: 44-02.75; Shot put: Justin Kaelin (Eatonville) mark: 57-07.25; Discus: Nolan VanAmen (South Kitsap) mark: 162-00; Javelin: Hudson Keffer (Central Kitsap) mark: 180-08; Pole vault: Blaise Black (Sehome) mark: 13-06.00.

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