Shorewood Boys dominate WesCo South Conference Track & Field Championships

Monday, May 16, 2016

Shorewood boys and girls' track and field teams
Photo by Corey Rainboth

The Shorewood Track and Field team travelled to Edmonds Stadium to compete in the 2016 WesCo South Conference Championships on Wednesday May 11th and Friday May 13th. The Shorewood Boys turned in a dominant performance, winning the meet by 36.5 points with a total of 157 points. Full meet results are available here.

Devan Kirk (blue) won the 800 meter run and 4 x 400 Meter Relay,
5th in the 1600 Meter Run
Photo by Peter Tong


Ronnie Gary took 1st in the High Jump, Long Jump and Triple Jump
Photo by Corey Rainboth

The Shorewood Boys 1st place finish was paced by Ronnie Gary (1st in the High Jump, Long Jump and Triple Jump), Skylar Widman (1st in the 100 Meter Dash, 200 Meter Dash, 4 x 100 Meter Relay and 4 x 400 Meter Relay), Chris Diaz (1st in the 110 Meter Hurdles, 4 x 100 Meter Relay and 4 x 400 Meter Relay, 2nd in the 300 Meter Hurdles), Devan Kirk (1st in the 800 Meter Run and 4 x 400 Meter Relay, 5th in the 1600 Meter Run) and Brett Burgess-Hunt (1st in the Javelin).

Aaron Rainboth, right, in blue, was third in the 800 meter run,
1st in the 4x400 relay, 8th in 1600 meter run. Left, in blue, is Ben Korn.
Photo by Corey Rainboth

 
Podium finishes (Top 8) were also earned by Joseph Williamson (1st in the 4 x 100 Meter Relay, 3rd in the 200 Meter Dash, 4th in the 100 Meter Dash), Aaron Rainboth (1st in the 4 x 400 Meter Relay, 3rd in the 800 Meter Run, 8th in the 1600 Meter Run), Luke Gersmehl Hudson (4th in the Shot Put and Discus), Camden Correos (1st in the 4 x 100 Meter Relay, 6th in the 100 Meter Dash and 200 Meter Dash), Tae Thongdee (4th in the Triple Jump), Andy Johnson (6th in the Pole Vault), Will Stelter (7th in the Discus) and Joshua Harazim (8th in the 400 Meter Dash).

Chris Diaz took first in the 110 meter hurdles, 4x100 Meter Relay
and 4x400 Meter Relay, 2nd in the 300 Meter Hurdles
Photo by Corey Rainboth
 
While the Shorewood Girls team did not fare as well, there were still many outstanding performances led by Jasmine Pollard (2nd in the Discus, 4th in the Shot Put), Chrislove Brandt (4th in the 100 Meter Dash, 5th in the 4 x 100 Meter Relay, 6th in the 4 x 200 Meter Relay), Adrienne Cordell (5th in the 400 Meter Dash, 5th in the 4 x 400 Meter Relay and 6th in the 4 x 200 Meter Relay) and Rachel Hansen (5th in the 4 x 400 Meter Run and 6th in the 800 Meter Run).

Adrienne Cordell placed 5th in 400 meter dash.
Photo by Peter Tong

Podium finishes were also earned by Abby Bickford (6th in the Shot Put, 8th in the Discus), Teala Frazier (6th in Discus, 8th in Javelin), Mai Francisco (5th in the 4 x 100 Meter Relay, 8th in the Long Jump), Hai-Ying Aw (5th in the 4 x 100 Meter Relay), Ashley Macapagal (5th in the 4 x 100 Meter Relay), Brianna McGrath (5th in the 4 x 400 Meter Relay), Lily Okamura (6th in the 4 x 200 Meter Relay), Rebeca Rodriguez (6th in the 4 x 200 Meter Relay), Claira Petit (6th in High Jump), Timony Sherry (8th in Shot Put), Olivia White (8th in Pole Vault)

Brett Burgess Hunt was 1st in javelin throw
Photo by Corey Rainboth

Most of the above athletes have qualified for the 3A Wesco District 1 Championships later this week. However, all District qualifiers will be known by Tuesday before the meet on Wednesday.

Several notable accomplishments were achieved in this meet. Devan Kirk’s 800 Meter time of 1:51.98 is currently the #1 time in Washington this season and #22 in the United States.  The winning time for the 4 x 400 Meter Relay team (Chris Diaz, Skylar Widman, Aaron Rainboth, Devan Kirk) of 3:25.81 is currently ranked 4th in Division 3A. Ronnie Gary’s winning Long Jump of 21’ 10.00” is currently ranked 8th in Division 3A.

#17 Stefan Mueller, #20 Reed Adjibly, #22 Alex Tong
run the 3200 meeter
Photo by Peter Tong

The Shorewood Track and Field District qualifiers next travel to Quil Ceda Stadium in Marysville to compete in the 3A WesCo District Championships on Wednesday, May 18th and Friday, May 20th. Top 3 finishers in each event in the 3A WesCo District Championships meet will travel to Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma to compete in the 3A State Championships on May 26th-28th.

Shorewood Track and Field Personal Records and All Time Ranking (5-13-2016)



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