LC girls impress at sub-districts


Lynden Christian's girls' track and field team took second among nine teams at the Class 1A Sub-District Tournament on Friday, May 16, at Lynden Christian High School. The Lyncs finished behind King's.

The Lyncs' Hannah Rusnak (100, 100 hurdles, long jump), Madison Weg (high jump), Morgan Van Kooten (shot put) and their 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams all had event wins. Sixteen LC athletes qualified for tri-districts on Friday.

Meridian finished third and had eight people qualify for the next round, including event wins from Payton Lunde (200) and the 4x200 relay team.

Blaine took fourth and qualified nine athletes, including wins from Kieya Villars (300 hurdles) and Olivia Adams (pole vault).

Six athletes from Mount Baker, which finished sixth, qualified for tri-districts. The Mountaineers' Chynna Phan won the 800.

Nooksack Valley qualified five athletes.


Team scores: King's 201, Lynden Christian 146, Meridian 61, Blaine 60, South Whidbey 57, Mount Baker 45, Nooksack Valley 42, Coupeville 39, Friday Harbor 6

100: 1. Hannah Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 12.75, 3. Taylor Lunde (Meridian) 13.09, 4. Ashley Delligatti (Blaine) 13.30; 200: 1. Payton Lunde (Meridian) 26.43; 400: 3. Brianna Bruneau (Lynden Christian) 1:00.78, 5. Natalie Smith (Mount Baker) 1:03.59; 800: 1. Chynna Phan (Mount Baker) 2:14.96, 4. Hillary Kiele (Blaine) 2:21.15; 3,200: 1. Kelsie Nern (Mount Baker) 11:41.95, 2. Sarah Ball (Lynden Christian) 11:43.27, 3. Amy Jo Murphy (Nooksack Valley) 11:43.28, 4. Mimi Meggison (Meridian) 11:47.26, 5. McKenzie Rogue (Meridian) 11:56.29; 100 hurdles: 1. Hannah Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 15.60, 2. Michaela Yonkman (Nooksack Valley) 16.86, 4. Madison Burke (Lynden Christian) 17.35; 300 hurdles: 1. Kieya Villars (Blaine) 47.99, 3. Madison Wiese (Lynden Christian) 50.18, 4. Rayedeen Engels (Mount Baker) 50.31; 4x100 relay: 1. Lynden Christian (Brianna Bruneau, Hannah Rusnak, Madison Weg, Madison Burke) 50.14, 3. Meridian (Payton Lunde, Emily Brackinreed, Sydney Gospodinovich, Katelyne Zucati) 50.58, 5. Blaine (Olivia Adams, Taylor V'Dovec, Hillary Kiele, Kieya Villars) 52.48; 4x200 relay: 1. Meridian (Payton Lunde, McKenzie Rogue, Katelyne Zucati, Janessa Murphy) 1:45.53, 3. Lynden Christian (Brandy Bruneau, Brianna Bruneau, Tarynn Haan, Emily Sytsma) 1:47.89; 4x400 relay: 1. Lynden Christian (Emily Sytsma, Brandy Bruneau, Brianna Bruneau, Madison Weg) 4:06.49, 2. Meridian (Payton Lunde, Katelyne Zucati, Emily Brackinreed, Taylor Lunde) 4:08.60, 5. Mount Baker (Natalie Smith, Karisa Stapp, Rayedeen Engels, Chynna Phan) 4:16.44; High jump: 1. Madison Weg (Lynden Christian) 5-02, 2. Taylor V'Dovec (Blaine) 5-00, 4. Alejandra Campos (Blaine) 4-08; Long jump: 1. Hannah Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 17-06.5, 2. Janessa Murphy (Meridian) 17-01.5, 5. Alex Parson (Nooksack Valley) 15-06; Triple jump: 6. Sally Vlas (Lynden Christian) 30-04.25; Shot put: 1. Morgan Van Kooten (Lynden Christian) 42-07, 4. Haley Vanderheiden (Nooksack Valley) 32-00, 5. Elle Moore (Blaine) 31-05; Discus: 2. Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 104-06, 3. Elle Moore (Blaine) 103-01; Javelin: 2. Hannah Wynstra (Lynden Christian) 116-05, 4. Morgan Van Kooten (Lynden Christian) 108-06, 5. Kaleiolani Jefferson (Nooksack Valley) 107-04; Pole vault: 1. Olivia Adams (Blaine) 10-06, 2. Katherine Dunford (Mount Baker) 10-04, 4. Kendra Turner (Lynden Christian) 8-00.

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