Skyview boys, Camas girls win Tiger Invitational
Brad Michael improved on his state-best time in the 400 meters and also posted wins in the 100 and 200 to lead Skyview to the boys team title Saturday at the Tiger Invitational track and field meet in Battle Ground.
Michael won the 100 in 11.11 seconds, the 200 in 22.43 and the 400 in 49.28 seconds. His 400 time was an improvement of his time 49.44 that was the best in the state this season according to athletic.net.
Michael also helped Skyview win the 1,600-meter relay in which the Storm also improved on a state-leading time, winning in 3:27.36.
Skyview won the boys team title with 119 points. Union was second at 78.7.
Prairie’s Jon Lawson also improved on his state-leading mark in the discus, winning the event with an effort of 181 feet, 2 inches. Lawson also won the shot put at 55-5 1/2.
Heritages’ Sean Keller, who has the state’s best mark of 206-5 in the javelin, won the event Saturday with another solid effort, winning with a throw of 204-2.
Woodland’s William Davis swept to wins in the 110-meter hurdles (15.78) and 300 hurdles (42.23). Other boys winners included Grayson Anderson of Mountain View in the high jump (6-2), Joe Thompson of Union in the pole vault (13-0), Rajheem Currie of Heritage in the long jump (21-2) and Nehemiah Beavers of Evergreen in the triple jump (42-0).
Skyview’s Rachel McQuivey posted a state-leading time in the 300-meter hurdles by winning the event by more than two seconds in 45.58 seconds. McQuivey also won the 100-meter hurdles in 15.97 seconds.
Megan Kelley won the 200 and placed second in the 400 and long jump to lead Camas to the girls team title. The Papermakers scored 130.5 points to outdistance Mountain View (103.5).
Kathran Dean of Mountain View swept to victories in the 100, 200, long jump and triple jump to lead the Thunder.
Prairie’s Johna McEllrath won the shot put (39-8) and discus (117-3) and placed second in the javelin (127-7).
Union’s Kaitlyn McKinney had a solid win over Kelley in the 400 meters. McKinney finished in 58.16 seconds, with Kelley timing in 58.60. Kelley leads the state this season in the 400 at 57.34.
In a race that may be a preview of the 3A district meet and potentially state meet, Mountain View’s Lynelle Decker edged Columbia River’s Jessica Bottelberghe in the 800 meters. Decker won in 2:18.89 ahead of Bottelberghe’s 2:19.11. Decker’s time ranks second in the state this season. Decker also won the 1,600 meters (5:13.96).
Other winners in the girls meet included Skyview’s Priscilla Timmons in the 3,200 (11:24.52), Columbia River’s Anna Adamko in the javelin (141-9) and Mountain View’s Michelle Kiss in the high jump (5-1).