Jackson boys take 2nd at Wesco 4A meet | Track and field

Glacier Peak senior McFadden earns medals in 4 events
By David Pan | May 19, 2017
Photo by: David Pan Glacier Peak’s Maya McFadden took first place in in the 100 hurdles at the Wesco 4A track and field championships Friday, May 12, at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish. McFadden also won the javelin and long jump.

Daniel Arias and Matthew Watkins each won two events to help lead Jackson to a second-place finish at the Wesco 4A boys track and field championships Friday, May 12 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish.

Arias won the 200-meter dash in 22.86 seconds and the 400 in 48.65, a personal record. The Jackson junior also finished second in the 100. Watkins, who placed second at last fall’s state cross country meet, won the 1,600 in 4:13.84 and the 3,200 in 9:25.14. The senior standout also placed fifth in the 800.

Jackson senior Silas Vega-Harris won the 300 hurdles in 40.05, his best time of the season and took third in the 110 hurdles. Teammate Jordan Stow finished first in the high jump with a mark of 6-02, was second in the long jump and third in the pole vault.

Glacier Peak has three second-place finishers – Ethan Williams (400), Nicholas Mullineux Perrault (800) and Elbert Johnson IV (discus).

The Grizzy girls team was led by senior Maya McFadden, who won the 100 hurdles (15.51), javelin (137-07) and the long jump (17-00). McFadden also finished fourth in the 300 hurdles.

Glacier Peak’s Tamia DeSchmidt captured the 100 in 12.65,  a personal record, and the 200 in 26.53.

Second-place Grizzly finishers included Elena Willems (800) and the 400 relay team of Lena Agnew, Hailey Grambo, Mackenzie Aiken and DeSchmidt.

Jackson’s Tia Christensen took second in the discus.

Lake Stevens won the boys title, edging Jackson 332.50 to 331. The Timberwolves were announced as the champions on Friday night but a scoring error was discovered over the weekend.  Kamiak was third  and Glacier Peak was fourth.

The Vikings also won the girls title ahead of Kamiak. Glacier Peak was third and Jackson place fourth.

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