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Bellingham, Sehome pole vaulters set personal bests at 2A meet

Bellingham’s Chloe Roth beat her personal best in the pole vault by five inches and Sehome’s Skylar Walston beat her’s by three during the second day of the Class 2A Girls’ Track and Field State Championships Friday, May 27, at Mount Tahoma High School.

Roth cleared 11 feet, 6 inches, matching Tumwater’s Anna Chatrey, who claimed third on jumps.

Walston was right behind in fifth after clearing 10-9.

Neria sets herself up

Lynden junior Jasmyne Neria set herself up to make a run at the 400 state title, turning in the second-fastest qualifying time in the 400 preliminaries on Friday.

Only Spokane West Valley’s Madeline Liberg’s time of 58.13 seconds was faster than Neria’s 59.01.

800 finalists

Squalicum’s Grace Oswin and Sehome’s Kate Rose both qualified for the final in the 800 meters.

Oswin, who entered with the fastest 2A time in the state this year, finished with a time of 2:21.07, which was seventh fastest in Friday’s preliminaries.

Rose was right behind in eighth in 2:21.71.

“It was good to see Rose get through,” Sehome coach Kevin Ryan said in a phone interview. “Typical state meet — ups and downs like a roller coaster.”

Class 2A girls

100 METERS PRELIMINARIES

Time (Pl.)

Hannah Moore

Sehome

13.31 (11)

400 METERS PRELIMINARIES

Time (Pl.)

Jasmyne Neria

Lynden

59.01 (2)

800 METERS PRELIMINARIES

Time (Pl.)

Grace Oswin

Squalicum

2:21.07 (7)

Kate Rose

Sehome

2:21.72 (8)

4x100 RELAY PRELIMINARIES

Time (Pl.)

Hailey DiLorenzo

Sierra Smith

Cassidee Barclay

Lauren Zwiers

Lynden

DQ

POLE VAULT FINAL

Time (Pl.)

Chloe Roth

Bellingham

11-6 (4)

Skylar Walston

Sehome

10-9 (5)

DISCUS FINAL

Time (Pl.)

Mary Carbee

Sehome

97-2 (12t)

SOURCE: WIAA.com

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