High School Sports

Vander Griend wins 2 events at LC invite

Jack Vander Griend won a pair of individual events to lead the Lynden Christian boys’ track and field team in a home invitational on Tuesday, April 14, at Lynden Chrisitan.

Vander Griend won the 110 hurdles with a 16.47-second sprint and the high jump with a height of 5 feet, 10 inches.

Other winners for the Lyncs were Nathan Rusnak in the 100 (11.72), Sam Vander Griend in the 200 (23.80), Terrel Brown in the shot put (41-07.50), Levi Nieuwsma in the javelin (134-00) and Stephen Cummins in the triple jump (39-09.00). The LC 4x100 relay team of Rusnak, Sam Vander Griend, Andrew Vander Mey and David Bladies also earned a win with a 45.65.

Lynden Christian hosts Meridian at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at home.

At Lynden Christian

100: Nathan Rusnak (Lynden Christian) 11.72; 200: Sam Vander Griend (Lynden Christian) 23.80; 400: Travis Ketcham (Mount Vernon Christian) 53.57; 800: Tyrell Bonner (Shoreline Christian) 2:08.28; 1,600: Tyrell Bonner (Shoreline Christian) 4:42.34; 3,200: Kendall Van Zanten (Mount Vernon Christian) 12:08.18; 110 hurdles: Jack Vander Griend (Lynden Christian) 16.47; 300 hurdles: Tyler Houtsma (Mount Vernon Christian) 45.50; 4x100: Lynden Christian (David Bladies, Sam Vander Griend, Andrew Vander Mey, Nathan Rusnak) 45.65; 4x400: Mount Vernon Christian 3:42.02; Shot put: Terrel Brown (Lynden Christian) 41-07.50; Discus: Joshua Swanson (Mount Vernon Christian) 119-05; Javelin: Levi Nieuwsma (Lynden Christian) 134-00; High jump: Jack Vander Griend (Lynden Christian) 5-10.00; Pole vault: Travis Ketcham (Mount Vernon Christian) 10-00.00; Long jump: Allen Cheng (Cedar Park Christian) 15-11.75; Triple jump: Stephen Cummins (Lynden Christian) 39-09.00.