Bellevue tracksters punch state tickets

More Bellevue-area track and field athletes qualified for state in the second day of the SeaKing 3A District meet, held at the Southwest Athletic Complex on May 16.

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Jasmine Cho of Newport won the 400 meter dash in 57.25 and qualified for the 2008 3A Track and Field Championship Meet next weekend in Pasco. Cho was among a handful of Bellevue athletes to qualify for the event.

More Bellevue-area track and field athletes qualified for state in the second day of the SeaKing 3A District meet, held at the Southwest Athletic Complex on May 16.

Jeremy Taiwo of Newport won the high jump with a leap of 6-06, the only Bellevue-area boy to win an event in the second day.

Boys that qualified for the state track meet include Cameron Clark of Sammamish in the 110 and 300 hurdles, John McMullan of Eastside Catholic in the 300 hurdles, Alex Partin of Bellevue in the 3,200 and Richard Silva in the discus.

On the girls side, Rachel Wirtz of Newport won the pole vault, clearing 10-6 and teammate Jasmine Cho won the 400 in 57.25. A third Knight, Jillian Altizer, won the 1,600 in 5:12.17.

Newport’s Kaya Mills qualified in the triple jump with a third place finish. The Newport 400 relay team finished in third place as well.

Interlake’s Michelle Domini finished third in the pole vault to earn a spot in the state meet. Emilie Gilbert placed third in the 1,600 to qualify.

The 3A state meet takes place May 23-24 at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

Full Results

SeaKing 3A District meet, day 2

At Southwest Athletic Complex


Final team scores: West Seattle 72, Mount Si 67, Seattle Prep 63, Rainier Beach 62, Skyline 61, O’Dea 57, Newport 49, Bellevue 42, Liberty 34, Interlake 26, Mercer Island 25, Cleveland 22, Bishop Blanchet 19, Eastside Catholic 17, Sammamish 15, Bainbridge 13, Issaquah 11, Ingraham 3, Nathan Hale 2, Lakeside 1.


Discus: 1, Kyle Dennison, Liberty, 156-7; 2, Richard Silva, Interlake, 149-1; 3, Alameda Taamu, Rainier Beach, 146-2.

High jump: 1, Jeremy Taiwo, Newport, 6-06; 2, Johri Fogerson, O’Dea, 6-04; 3, Kasen Williams, Skyline, 6-04.

Long jump: 1, Christain Crain, West Seattle, 22-2 ¾; 2, Brandon Brown, West Seattle, 21-3 ½; 3, Chris Freeman, Liberty, 21-0 ¾.

110 hurdles: 1, Andrew Gray, Skyline, 15.06; 2, Bennett Taylor, Seattle Prep, 15.09; 3, Cameron Clark, Sammamish, 15.10.

300 hurdles: 1, Montez Mcgee, Cleveland, 40.02; 2, John McMullan, Eastside Catholic, 40.24; 3, Cameron Clark, Sammamish, 40.70.

100: 1, Avimael Castro, Rainier Beach, 11.10; 2, Aaron Grymes, West Seattle, 11.13; 3, Markeem Adams, West Seattle 11.17.

200: 1, Frank McLaughlin, Mount Si, 22.04; 2, Michael Berry, Rainier Beach, 22.31; 3, Markeem Adams, West Seattle, 22.32.

400: 1, Michael Berry, Rainier Beach, 49.37; 2, Frank McLaughlin, Mount Si, 50.13; 3, Colin Alexander, Mount Si, 50.84.

800: 1, Erik Berg, Seattle Prep, 1:56.90; 2, Drake da Ponte, Mount Si, 1:57.29; 3, Ian Smith, Liberty, 1:58.05.

3,200: 1, Simon Sorensen, Skyline, 9:29.15; 2, Alex Partin Bellevue, 9:29.47; 3, Drew O’Donoghue-McDonald, Seattle Prep, 9:30.63.

400 relay: 1, West Seattle, 42.54; 2, Skyline, 43.68; 3, Cleveland, 44.46.

1,600 relay: 1, Rainier Beach, 3:25.96; 2, Mount Si, 3:26.83; 3, Bainbridge, 3:27.46.


Final team scores: Skyline 114, Issaquah 103, Newport 75, Mount Si 51, Bishop Blanchet 51, Lakeside 46.5, Bainbridge 43, Bellevue 37, Holy Names 27.5, Rainier Beach 26, Seattle Prep 25, Cleveland 24, Interlake 20, West Seattle 16, Liberty 12, Mercer Island 10, Nathan Hale 7, Sammamish 7, Eastside Catholic 3, Chief Sealth 2, Ingraham 1.


Shot put: 1, Emee Mathew, Issaquah, 38-9 ½; 2, Alisha Larion, Mount Si, 37-8; 3, Mookie Carter-Vincent, Seattle Prep, 35-9.

Javelin: 1, McKensie Gelber, Skyline, 123-5; 2, Laura Horrigan, Bishop Blanchet, 121-6; 3, Britlyn Garrett, Skyline, 119-11.

Triple jump: 1, Olivia Ward, Cleveland, 39-3 ¼; 2, Kayli Kohlrus, Skyline, 36-2 ½; 3, Kaya Mills, Newport, 35-0.

Pole vault: 1, Rachel Wirtz, Newport, 10-6; 2, Rachael Severtson, Lakeside, 10-0; 3, Michelle Domini, Interlake, 9-0.

100 hurdles: 1, Kiara Williams, Skyline, 15.27; 2, Diana Keller, Mount Si, 15.41; 3, Kate Holman, Bishop Blanchet, 15.42.

300 hurdles: 1, Emily Hutchins, Bishop Blanchet, 45.71; 2, Elaine Tran, Issaquah, 45.73; 3, Amber Dodd, Skyline, 47.04.

100: 1, Shealee O’Donnell, Skyline, 12.06; 2, Johanna Carr, Issaquah, 12.07; 3, Haley Jacobson, Issaquah, 12.21.

200: 1, Shealee O’Donnell, Skyline, 25.10; 2, Johanna Carr, Issaquah, 25.17; 3, Kaylyn Berry, Skyline, 25.49.

400: 1, Jasmine Cho, Newport, 57.25; 2, Michelle Fero, Holy Names, 58.09; 3, Dyneeca Adams, Rainier Beach, 59.48.

800: 1, Bonnie Young, Issaquah, 2:17.45; 2, Madeline Rathbun, Lakeside, 2:17.52; 3, Bridget Toulouse, Bishop Blanchet, 2:17.54.

1,600: 1, Jillian Altizer, Newport, 5:12.17; 2, Emily Farrar, Bainbridge, 5:12.93; 3, Emilie Gilbert, Bellevue, 5:13.99.

400 relay: 1, Skyline, 48.42; 2, Issaquah, 48.78; 3, Newport, 50.23.

800 relay: 1, Skyline, 1:43.37; 2, Issaquah, 1:43.59; 3, Rainier Beach, 1:44.12.

1,600 relay: 1, Issaquah, 4:02.75; 2, Bainbridge, 4:03.12; 3, Bishop Blanchet, 4:05.14.

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