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Oak Harbor's Laiblin, Devroe take 6th in state meet | Track

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Oak Harbor's Alex Laiblin, left in purple, runs with the pack in the state 3,200 meters Saturday. Laiblin placed sixth for the second consecutive year.
— image credit: Photo by Michele Laiblin

Sixth-place finishes by senior Alexandra Laiblin and junior Dejon Devroe highlighted the Oak Harbor High School effort at the 3A state track meet May 29-31 at Tacoma's Mount Tahoma High School.

Laiblin, for the second consecutive year, placed sixth in the 3,200 meters Saturday. She ran an 11:21.69; Kamiakin's Megan Beauchene won in 10:34.52.

Devroe covered the 400 meters in 50.49 to finish sixth behind winner Jacob Hostetler of Seattle's Ingraham High School in 48.91.

John Rodeheffer placed eighth in the boys 3,200 in 9:22.49 Saturday. Seattle Prep's Joe Hardy won in a new Washington record of 8:55.11.

Last year, Rodeheffer finished sixth in a school record 9:20.19.

Thursday, Rodeheffer placed 12th in the 1,600 in 4:24.63. Hardy also won this race, clocking a 4:07.73.

The boys 4x400 relay team also qualified for state. Devroe, sophomore Josiah Welch, junior Sebastian Ceaser and senior Carlton Johnson ran a 3:31.5 to finish 14th in the preliminaries Thursday.

(Oak Harbor's Dejon Devroe, shown here in a meet earlier this season, grabbed sixth place in the 400 meters at the state meet Saturday. Photo by Jim Waller.)

 

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