Shorewood Boys finish 4th in 3A State Track and Field Championships

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Shorewood's Devan Kirk in lead on his way to a State 3A win
Photo by Corey Rainboth

By Corey Rainboth

The Shorewood Boys Track and Field team put on a late charge that put them briefly in the lead on Saturday, May 28 at the Washington State 3A Track and Field Championships at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

However, they were not able to withstand final bursts from Lincoln, Bonney Lake, and Mt Spokane and finished the meet in 4th place.

This marks the second year in a row that the Shorewood Boys have finished in the Top 5 at State. 

Team scores are listed below.

Chris Diaz winning the 110 hurdles on 5-13-16
Photo by Corey Rainboth

Shorewood crowned two new State Champions in the meet. On Friday, Chris Diaz took the 3A 110 Meter Hurdles title winning with a time of 14.43.  On Saturday, Devan Kirk was victorious in the 3A 800 Meter Run finishing with a time of 1:53.62 while racing in a strong wind.

The Everett Herald has written stories on both Chris and Devan. Chris’ story is available here and Devan’s story is available here.

Ronnie Gary placed 3rd in State in High Jump and Triple Jump
and 7th in the Long Jump
Photo by Corey Rainboth

There were several other individual team and individual podium finishers for Shorewood. Ronnie Gary finished 3rd in the High Jump (6’ 6.00) and 3rd in the Triple Jump (44’ 9.75). He also finished 7th in the Long Jump (22’ 1.00) setting a Personal Record (PR) in the event.

In addition, the Shorewood 4 x 100 Meter Relay team (Camden Correos, Joseph Williamson, Skylar Widman, Chris Diaz) finished in 7th place and also recorded a PR time of 43.25 seconds in the Preliminary Heat.

Skylar Widman also competed in the 100 Meter Dash and 200 Meter Dash finishing in 13th place and 11th place respectively.

Updated with location of meet 5-30-16


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