Coupeville’s Danny Conlisk and Oak Harbor’s Michael Fisken qualified for the USA Track and Field Region 13 Junior Olympic Championships with strong showings at the Pacific Northwest fianls last weekend in Tacoma.
The top eight in each event in Tacoma qualified for the regional meet, which is July 6-8 at Summit High School in Bend, Oregon.
The first five in each event at the regional meet move on to the nationals in North Carolina.
Conlisk and Fisken, both rising seniors, competed in the men’s 17-18 division.
Conlisk, running for the Kitsap Fliers, finished third in the 400 (51.32) and sixth in the 200 (23.7). He was also on the winning 4×400 (3:40.15) and 4×800 (10:15.37) relay teams, and placed third in the 4×100 (49.29).
Fisken competed in the hammer throw for the first time and finished fourth (88-05.5). He added a fifth in the shot put (40-10.25) and a sixth in the discus (121-10.25).