Michael Fisken, competing in the hammer throw for the first time, finishes fourth in the event at the Pacific Northwest Junior Olympic meet.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Michael Fisken, competing in the hammer throw for the first time, finishes fourth in the event at the Pacific Northwest Junior Olympic meet. (Photo by John Fisken)

Conlisk, Fisken qualify for Junior Olympics regional meet / Track

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).

Conlisk comes from behind on the anchor leg to help the Kitsap Fliers win the 4x400 relay. (Photo by John Fisken)

Conlisk comes from behind on the anchor leg to help the Kitsap Fliers win the 4×400 relay. (Photo by John Fisken)

Patches on Danny Conlisk’s shirt display the events he qualified to compete in at the regional Junior Olympic meet. (Photo courtesy of Dawnelle Conlisk)

Patches on Danny Conlisk’s shirt display the events he qualified to compete in at the regional Junior Olympic meet. (Photo courtesy of Dawnelle Conlisk)

Michael Fisken tosses the shot put at the Pacific Northwest Championships this weekend.	(Photo by John Fisken)

Michael Fisken tosses the shot put at the Pacific Northwest Championships this weekend. (Photo by John Fisken)

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