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Gamble sets Shelton meet marks

"Nikki Gamble had a banner day Saturday. Gamble set meet records in the 3,200 meters and the mile as she sparked the Oak Harbor girls' team to first place at the Shelton Invitational.Oak Harbor finished with 49 points, topping host Shelton by two.Gamble, a junior, won the Special Millennium Mile in 4:17.50, breaking the meet record by almost four seconds. She captured the 3,200 in 11:24.33.Junior Molly Bull, who has a knack for saving her best jumps for last, won the long jump with a new meet record of 17 feet, 1 inch. And, yes, the leap came on Bull's last attempt.Bull came close to winning the 800, getting nipped at the finish line by Onalaska's Brittany Hancock. The latter won in 2:20.96, Bull was second in 2:21.0.Oak Harbor captured the team title when the 1,600 relay team of Gamble, Bull, Lesley TePaske, and Sheena Darling took second, holding off Steilacoom. The Wildcats were clocked in 4:11.27. Shelton won the race in 4:08.23.Darling placed fifth in the 300 low hurdles at 49.45, and TePaske equaled her school record in the pole vault by placing sixth at 8-6.The Oak Harbor boys' team had a strong showing, taking third with 49 1/2 points. Lakes, the defending 3-A state champion, was first with 71 points and Inglemoor, a 4-A Kingco Conference team, was second with 56. Lakes and Inglemoor each had more competitors in the meet than Oak Harbor.Scott Sebens had two victories. He won the Special Millennium Mile in 4:18.97, a personal best, and captured the 800 in 1:58.23.Jeremy Morgan took second in the 400 with a time of 51.43, and ran on the 1,600 relay, which took second. Brandon Hill, Adam Shelly, and Jashton Cavitt completed the 1,600 team, which had its best race of the season at 3:26.86 and was nipped by Lakes by 7/100ths of a second.Hurdler Stefan Kulpa was third in the 300 hurdles in 41.92 and sixth in the 110 hurdles in 15.90. Kulpa was hampered in the 300 hurdles when one set of hurdles had been set too high for the race, and then he had to run around another competitor who had fallen.The Oak Harbor teams now practices for the 4-A Western Conference league meet, which will be held next Wednesday and Friday in Everett Memorial Stadium.SHELTON INVITATIONALGIRLS RESULTSTeam scores: Oak Harbor 49, Shelton 47, Steilacoom 43, River Ridge 39, Lakes 34, North Thurston 30, Black Hills 29, Port Angeles 29, Renton 28, Centralia 25.5, Port Townsend 22, Onalaska 18, Camas 18, Evergreen (Van) 18, Interlake 16, Bothell 14, Clallam Bay 14, South Bend 12, Inglemoor 11.5, Elma 8, Bremerton 8, Skyview 8, Ilwaco 7, Capital 7, Mossyrock 4, Willapa Valley 4, Tumwater 4, Rainier 2, Chehalis 2, Washougal 2, Tyee 1, Hoquiam 1.100: 1, Ja'Nae Young (Steilacoom) 12.42; 14, Christina Cooper (OH) 13.62; 18, Carmen Haslom (OH) 13.89; 19, Felicia McClary (OH) 13.99. 200: 1, Young (Steilacoom) 25.31; 8, Cooper (OH) 27.78. 400: 1, Amanda McClary (Shelton) 59.66; 7, Lesley TePaske (OH) 62.80. 800: 1, Brittany Hancock (Onalaska) 2:20.96; 2, Molly Bull (OH) 2:21.00; 13, Maile Venable (OH) 2:33.12. Mile: 1, Nikki Gamble (OH) 5:17.50; 11, Nicole Hodgdon (OH) 5:48.37. 3,200: 1, Gamble (OH) 11:24.33. 100 hurdles: 1, Valerie Gustafson (Black Hills) 15.66; 15, Jaime Diaz (OH) 18.62. 300 hurdles: 1, Ashley Kmiecik (Bothell) 47.45; 5, Sheena Darling (OH) 49.45.. 400 relay: 1, Steilacoom 49.90; 8, Oak Harbor (Cooper, Iesha Reaves, Kim Gabler, McClary) 52.49. 1,600 relay: 1, Shelton 4:08.23; 2, Oak Harbor (Gamble, Bull, TePaske, Sheena Darling) 4:11.27.Shot put: 1, Shannon Rance (Renton) 43-0; 15, Lauren Lombardo (OH) 29-4; 16, Raven Ellison (OH) 26-5. Discus: 1, Rance (R) 134-1; 17, Dana Mansfield (OH) 71-1. Hammer: 1, Jamie O'Neil (Port Angeles) 85-2. Javelin: 1, Leslie Erickson (No. Thurston) 143-5. Long jump: 1, Bull (OH) 17-1; 14, Carmen Haslom (OH) 13-8. Triple jump: 1, Michelle Sanders (Centralia) 33-11. High jump: 1, Kathi Overton (Camas) 5-3. Pole vault: 1, Libby Ludlow (Interlake) 11-0; 6, Tepaske (OH) 8-6.BOYS RESULTSTeam scores: Lakes 71, Inglemoor 56, Oak Harbor 49.5, River Ridge 38, Shelton 34, Evergreen (Van) 23, Mount Si 20, Ilwaco 19, Port Angeles 18, Washougal 16, Steilacoom 15, Sequim 14, North Thurston 14, Black Hills 13, Pateros 12, Timberline 11, Mark Morris 10, Highline 10, Mossyrock 8, Onalaska 8, Rainier 7, Tyee 6, Vashon Island 6, Camas 6, Ocosta 6, Aberdeen 5, Bremerton 4, Renton 4, Capital 4, Elma 4, Forks 3, R.A. Long 2.5, Montesano 2, Stevenson 2, Hoquiam 2, Tenino 2, North Beach 1, Interlake 1.100: 1, Alton Hodges (River Ridge) 11.08; 17, Brandon Hill (OH) 12.02. 200: 1, Hodges (RR) 22.05. 400: 1, Cristian Adams (Lakes) 49.59; 2, Jeremy Morgan (OH) 51.43; 5, Hill (OH) 52.04.. 800: 1, Scott Sebens (OH) 1:58.23; 4, Adam Shelly (OH) 2:00.40. Mile: 1, Sebens (OH) 4:18.97. 3,200: 1, Ivan Bannon (Ilwaco) 9:29.32; 9, Eric Rooney (OH) 9:48.84. 110 hurdles: 1, Will Yokley (River Ridge) 15.17; 6, Stefan Kulpa (OH) 15.90. 300 hurdles: 1, Justin Miller (Black Hills) 40.78; 3, Kulpa (OH) 41.92. 400 relay: 1, Lakes 43.23; 9, Oak Harbor (Chris Vrbas, Lucas Lycksell, Arthur Morgan, James Richie) 46.48. 1,600 relay: 1, Lakes 3:26.79; 2, Oak Harbor (Morgan, Hill, Shelly, Jashton Cavitt) 3:26.86.Shot put: 1, Damien Coaxum (Lakes) 57-2 1/2. Discus: 1, Coaxum (Lakes) 170-4. Hammer: 1, Tavita Tausa (Shelton) 163-9. Javelin: 1, Matt Gassaway (Washougal) 181-2. Long jump: 1, Sean Machak (Inglemoor) 20-11 1/2. Triple jump: 1, Billy Grubbs (Timberline) 45-6 1/2; 17, Jon Unpingco (OH) 37-5. High jump: 1, Erik Lanigan (Mount Si) 6-4; 6, Tim Harasti (OH) 5-8. Pole vault: 1, Mike Erickson (Sequim) 15-4 1/2; 10, Jon Garcia (OH) 11-0; 14, Ezrael Comicho (OH) 10-6."

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