Taiwo sweeps at all-city track meet

Jeremy Taiwo swept all three jumping events at the Bellevue city meet on May 1, winning the high jump, long jump and triple jump.

  • Monday, June 2, 2008 3:56pm
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Jeremy Taiwo swept all three jumping events at the Bellevue city meet on May 1, winning the high jump, long jump and triple jump.

Taiwo hit 6-4 to take first in the high jump, won the long jump with a distance of 21-2 3/4, and completed the trifecta with a 43-5 1/2 mark in the triple jump.

Despite Taiwo’s heroics, Newport finished second to Bellevue with 100 points, while the Wolverines managed to score five more points to win the meet on the boys side.

Cameron Clark of Sammamish also was a repeat winner, taking first in the 110 hurdles (15.3) and the 300 hurdles (41.27).

On the girls’ side, Jasmine Cho took first place in the 100 and 200 on the to help Newport score 106 points and get the win. Jessica Kneip won the shot put and the discus for the Wolverines.

Full Results


Bellevue 105, Newport 100, Interlake 32, Sammamish 25

Shot put: David DeCastro, Bell, 55-1.

Discus: Richard Silva, Int, 138-10.

Javelin: Robert Hintz, Bell, 190-1.

High jump: Jeremy Taiwo, Newp, 6-4.

Long jump: Jeremy Taiwo, Newp, 21-2 3/4.

Triple jump: Jeremy Taiwo, Newp, 43-5 1/2

Pole vault: Jason Marks, Int, 14-9.

110 hurdles: Cameron Clark, Samm, 15.3.

300 hurdles: Cameron Clark, Samm, 41.27.

100: Bobby Wenger, Newp, 11.2.

200: Stephen Heppler, Bell, 23.36.

400: Alex Poplawski, Newp, 52.77.

800: Paxton, Bell, 1:59.83.

1600: Dmitrij Petters, Bell, 4:33.4.

3200: Newp, 10:22.1.

400 relay: Newp, 44.2.

1600 relay: Newp, 3:39.97.


Newport 106, Bellevue 82, Sammamish 50, Interlake 34

Shot put: Jessica Kneip, Bell, 35-9.

Discus: Jessica Kneip, Bell, 110-10.

Javelin: Schiel, Newp, 85-7.

High jump: Ashley Bonnell, Int, 5-0.

Long jump: Taylor Moravec, Samm, 15-9 ½.

Triple jump: Kayla Mills, Newp, 34-3.

Pole vault: Rachel Wirtz, Newp, 10-0.

100 hurdles: Paxton, Newp, 17.3.

300 hurdles: Courtney Reames, Bell, 47.96.

100: Jasmine Cho, Newp, 12.6.

200: Jasmine Cho, Newp, 25.87.

400: Vanessa Steinberg, Samm, 60.49.

800: Casey Warendorf, Bell, 2:26.30.

1600: Jillian Altizer, Newp, 5:19.30.

3200: Emilie Gilbert, Bell, 11:25.74.

400 relay: Newp, 51.26.

800 relay: Samm, 1:50.61.

1600 relay: Newp, 4:12.77.

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