Two Lyncs winners in three events

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDMay 8, 2014 

Lynden Christian's Hannnah Rusnak won two events and was part of a winning relay team as LC girls' track and field team competed against Sehome, Squalicum and Blaine on Thursday, May 8, at Civic Stadium.

Rusnak won the 100 hurdles with a 15.8-second race and took the top spot in the long jump with a distance of 17 feet, 1 inch. Along with Madison Weg, Brianna Burneau and Brandy Bruneau, she captured the 4x100 relay with a time of 50.9.

The Bruneaus were also half of the 4x200 winning relay team (1:52.20), and Brianna won the 400 with a 1:01.5.

Sehome's Emily Pittis won the 800 with a 2:19.0, and Bridget Henry won the 200 with a 26.7.

"We're trying to be smart, making sure the kids get the key workouts and resting those who need it," Sehome coach Kevin Ryan said in a phone interview of his team's preparations for sub-districts.

Squalicum got wins from Lauren Kurtz in the 100 (13.3), and Tara Knight in the triple jump (29-10.75).

Blaine's only win was Elle Moore's 106-01 in the discus.

At Civic Stadium

Team scores: n/a

100: Lauren Kurtz (Squalicum) 13.3; 200: Bridget Henry (Sehome) 26.7; 400: Brianna Bruneau (Lynden Christian) 1:01.5; 800: Emily Pittis (Sehome) 2:19.0; 1,600: Sarah Ball (Lynden Christian) 5:31.8; 3,200: Abby Johnson (Sehome) 12.15.3; 100 hurdles: Hannah Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 15.8; 300 hurdles: Christina Funk (Sehome) 50.5; 4x100 relay: Lynden Christian (Madison Weg, Hannah Rusnak, Brianna Bruneau, Brandy Bruneau) 50.9; 4x200 relay: Lynden Christian (Brianna Bruneau, Caitlyn Macy, Emily Sytsma, Brandy Bruneau) 1:52.20; 4x400 relay: Sehome (Maya Smith, Emma Clark, Kate Rose, Abby Johnson) 4:32.8; High jump: Madison Weg (Lynden Chrisitian) 5-02; Long jump: Hannah Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 17-01; Triple jump: Tara Knight (Squalicum) 29-10.75; Shot put: Morgan Van Kooten (Lynden Christian) 40-11; Discus: Elle Moore (Blaine) 106-01; Javelin: Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 109-04; Pole vault: Madi Krussow (Squalicum) 13-00.

Spelling on Sarah Ball's name corrected on May 9, 2014.

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