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Wildcats win, Coupeville sets PRs at Westling | Track

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Coupeville's Madison Tisa-McPhee runs between Oak Harbor's Nalani Gabbert, left, and Raeanna Wynne. Wynne won the race, followed by Tisa-McPhee and Gabbert. Tisa-McPhee later won the 300 hurdles and 4x200 relay to earn Female of the Meet honors. Wynne also won the triple jump.
— image credit: Jim Waller / Whidbey News-Times

The Oak Harbor track teams used their depth to overwhelm four opponents Saturday, April 21, at the Carl Westling Invitational in Langley.

The 3A Wildcats, the largest school in the event, won the boys meet with 214 points. Host South Whidbey was a distant second at 61, followed by Ketchikan, Alaska, 44; Coupeville, 40; and Alberni, B.C., 1.

The Wildcats girls amassed 210 points as Coupeville and South Whidbey each earned 66. Ketchikan and Alberni trailed with 8 and 3.

Coupeville, a 1A school, didn't have the depth to challenge Oak Harbor for the team title, but its members recorded 35 season-best marks in the meet, according to coach Randy King.

Wolf junior Madison Tisa-McPhee earned "Female Athlete of the Meet" honors by winning the 300 meter hurdles (49.4, the state's seventh-best 1A time), finishing second in the 100 hurdles (16.55, state's fourth-best 1A time) and running on the winning 4x200 relay team with Jai'Lysa Hoskins, Katie Smith and Marissa Etzell (1:54.2, 1.2 seconds off the school record).

Oak Harbor freshman Dejon Devroe was awarded the "Male Athlete of the Meet" honor. He won the 200 (23.76) and 400 (50.74, the state's 10th best 3A time), finished fourth in the long jump (18-01) and joined Peter Franssen, Chris Opdyke and Carlton Johnson to win the 4x400 (3:42).

Josh Schrum (800, 2:03.5; 1,600, 5:01.99), Alex Laiblin (1,600, 5:35.74; 3,200, 12:33.59), Jessica Hollins (100, 13.42; 200, 27.85) and Raeanna Wynne (100 hurdles, 16.49; triple jump, 32-11) were other double winners for Oak Harbor.

Schrum also won the boys distance medley relay (11:58.36)with Marcel Weaver, Chris Opdyke and Matt Reith.

Hollins added a win in the 4x100 relay (53.5) with Christina Alexander, Dejsha Lollar and Sierra Seabolt.

Other Oak Harbor firsts were earned by Matt Reith (3,200, 11:29.7), Keon Crumpton (discus, 120-04), Chris Hailer (high jump, 5-08), Josh McVey (pole vault, 10), Cody Hernkind (long jump, 19-03.75), Tucker Lundstrom (triple jump, 41-10.25), Christina Wicker (400, 1:00.72), Heather Dale (800, 2:26.75), Dominique Jackson (discus, 99-06), Ciera Wiser (high jump, 4-08) and Chylan Bass (long jump, 14-00.25).

The Wildcats also grabbed wins in three other relays: boys 4x100 (Jayden Davilla, Johnson, Sheyenne Sams, Hernkind, 45.57); girls 4x400 (Alexander, Nalani Gabbert, Dale, Wicker, 4:26.38); and girls distance medley (Dale, Hannah Bressler, Ashley Everett, 14:16.25).

Coupeville earned firsts from Mitch Pelroy (100, 11.57), Nick Streubel (shot, 39-06.5) and Grace LaPoint (javelin, 103-06).

Thursday, April 16, Oak Harbor joins Marysville-Pilchuck at Arlington at 3:30 p.m., and Coupeville goes to Lakewood with Sultan at 4 p.m.

 

Other Oak Harbor results:

Second, boys: Hernkind, 100, 11.6, triple jump, 40-01.5; Johnson, 200, 24.09; Opdyke, 400, 52.06; Reith, 800, 2:04.6; Cody Sanders, 110 hurdles, 18.15; Patrick Mayer, 300 hurdles, 46; Jackson Constant, discus, 111-09; Piikekai Tarrant, javelin, 137-02; Jacob Olson, high jump, 5-06.

Second, girls: Seabolt, 100, 13.46, 200, 28.43; Jember Jansen, 400, 1:06.05; Bressler, 800, 2:30.62; Wynne, 300 hurdles, 52.3; Bass, triple jump, 30-00.5; 4x200 relay, Seabolt, Wiser, Wynne, Hollins, 1:56.91.

Third, boys: Johnson, 100, 11.69; Sams, 200, 24.2; Sebastian Ceasar, 1,600, 5:08.11; Mayer, 110 hurdles, 18.84; Sanders, 300 hurdles, 47.2; Crumpton, shot, 38-10.25; James Harrison, pole vault, 9-06; Davilla, triple jump, 39-03.5.

Third, girls: Alexander, 200, 28.44; Wicker, 800, 2:32.65; Marisa Sligh, 1,600, 5:47.6; Taylor VonGrey, 3,200, 12:56.59; Gabbert, 300 hurdles, 52.7, long jump, 13-07.75; Jackson, javelin, 93-06; Olivia Hunt, high jump, 4-06, triple jump, 28-07.

Fourth, boys: Sams, 100, 11.73; Josh Crebbin, 1,600, 5:08.46; Constant, shot, 38-09.5; Keenan Davilla, pole vault, 8; Allen Hills, triple jump, 38-10.

Fourth, girls: Alexander, 100, 13.8; Carlie Kenny, 3,200, 13:12.32; Gabbert, 100 hurdles, 18.16; Jackie Dejesus, 300 hurdles, 53.9; Kaylee Lamb, shot, 27-04.75; Wiser, javelin, 88-08, triple jump, 28-03.

 

Other Coupeville results:

Second, girls: Hoskins, high jump, 4-06, long jump, 13-07.75; 4x100 relay, Nicole Becker, Joye Jackson, Rachel Wenzel, Emma Matthys, 59.93.

Third, boys: Pelroy, 400, 52.73, long jump, 18-2.5; Matthew Hampton, 3,200, 11:434.37; 4x100 relay, Brandon Kelley, Stephen Edwards, Shawn Kump, Austin Nichols, 49.76.

Third, girls: Smith, 400, 1:06.41.

Fourth, boys: Larry Hurlburt, 800, 2:12.7; Kelley, 110 hurdles, 22.72; Streubel, discus, 105-04.

Fourth, girls: Anna Bailey, 400, 1:07.71; LaPoint, high jump, 4-02.

Fifth, boys: Hampton, 1,600, 5:09.08; Kelley, 300 hurdles, 49.9

Fifth, girls: LaPoint, discus, 65-10; Hoskins, 100, 13.83.

Sixth, boys: Caleb Valko, shot, 33-02.25.

Sixth, girls: Cassidi Rosenkrance, 800, 2:41.17.

Seventh, boys: Kump, 200, 26.71; Sam Landau, 400, 57.8, 3,200, 12:57.18.

Seventh, girls: Etzell, 100, 14.07; LaPoint, 200, 30.13; Wenzel, javelin, 68-08.

Eighth, boys: Hurlburt, 100, 12.19; Jake McCormick, 3,200, 13:16.46; Nick Weatherford, javelin, 106.01.

Eighth, girls: Bailey, 200, 30.56, javelin, 67-09; Megan Oakes, 1,600, 6:45.7; Becker, discus, 56-01.

 

Below: South Whidbey's Cole Zink, right, wins the battle for second place over Oak Harbor's Sebastian Ceasar (13)  and Josh Crebbin (11) and Coupeville's Matthew Hampton in the 1,600. The Wildcats' Josh Schrum won the race.

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