Track & Field News
Spokane and Lane Claim Track & Field Titles - Four athletes grab Triple Crown Victories!
GRESHAM, OR -- The Lane Men and Spokane Women took home the team championships Tuesday afternoon.
Lane men won the event followed by Spokane and Clackamas.
The championship is Lane's sixth men's title and first time for Titan interim head coach Brian Schaudt who was named Coach of the Year. The Titans have claimed the last six consecutive championships.
The Spokane women tagged their fourth consecutive championship and fifth under the leadership of Jason Cash, who was named Women's Coach of the Year. The Sasquatch have now claimed 22 titles since women's track and field began in 1979.
Lane took third followed by Clackamas.
Championship meet records were tied or broken this year as Everett freshman Jacobe Ford set a new championship meet mark in the triple jump with a mark of 50'11 1/2" smashing the previous record of Spokane's Alvin Harris' mark of 50’7 1/2” set in 1982.
Clackamas sophomore Lydia Pavlenko tied the triple jump mark of Bellevue's Nicole Stancato mark of 39’4” set in 1986.
Four athletes won triple crowns on the day - Everett's Jacobe Ford won the men's high jump, long jump and triple jump. Olympic's Colton Paller won the men's discus, hammer throw and shot put.
Treasure Valley's Delia Deleon won the women's 1500m, 5000m and 10,000 meter races while Colton Paller's sister, Kaitlyn Paller of Olympic also won the discus, hammer throw and shot put events.
Outstanding Field Athletes of the Meet were Jakobe Ford & & Lydia Pavlenko of Clackamas. Pavlenko just fell short of her own jumps triple crown after winning the triple and long jump, but finishing third in the high jump.
Outstanding Track Athletes of the Meet were Jacoby McNamara of Lane & Delia Deleon of Treasure Valley. Deleon, previously mentioned, easily cruised to victory in three distances events. McNamara was a member of Lane's 4x100m and 4x400m champions and won the 200m and 400m dash races.
High Point Athletes of the Meet were Jakobe Ford of Everett, winning three events, Colton Paller of Olympic also winning three events. They were were joined by Women's High Point Athlete of the Meet Essence Foster of Clackamas who won the 400m Hurdles and placed in several other events.
100m Dash - Shayla Noil, Lane, :12.08
200m Dash - Shayla Noil, Lane, :24.69
400m Dash - Carly Kleefeld, Lane, :57.29
800m Run - Micaela Kostecka, Spokane, 2:15.20
1500m Run - Delia Deleon, Treasure Valley, 4:54.76
3000M Steeplechase - Micaela Kostecka, Spokane, 11:43.15
5000m Run - Delia Deleon, Treasure Valley, 19:17.09
10,000m Run - Delia Deleon, Treasure Valley, 40:03.30
100m Hurdles - Mertece Hatchett, Spokane, :14.29
400m Hurdles - Essence Foster, Clackamas, 1:01.59
4x100m Relay - Spokane,
(Perry, Kalda, Arlt, Stewart) :48.67
4x400 Relay - Lane
(Noil, Mace, Kleefeld, Lane) 3:54.05
High Jump - Taylor Sterling, Green River, 1.69m
Pole Vault - Lexi Perry, Spokane, 3.50m
Long Jump - Lydia Pavlenko, Clackamas, 5.53m
Triple Jump - Lydia Pavlenko, Clackamas, 11.99m (tied meet record)
Discus - Kaitlyn Paller, Olympic, 39.52m
Hammer - Kaitlyn Paller, Olympic, 48.82m
Javelin - Maggie Nelson, Spokane, 45.16m
Shot Put - Kaitlyn Paller, Olympic, 12.09m
Heptathlon - Chloe Lindbo, Clark, 4498
100m Dash - Anthony Albright, Clackamas, :10.61
200m Dash - Jacoby McNamara, Lane, :21.47
400m Dash - Jacoby McNamara, Lane, :47.65
800m Run - Nolan Bylenga, Lane, 1:55.59
1500m Run - Moises Martinez, Lane, 4:00.36
3000M Steeplechase - Devin Sellers, Clackamas, 9:49.06
5000m run - Michael Martin, Lane, 15:16.60
10,000m Run - Ethan Green, Spokane, 33:16.71
110m Hurdles - Darion Ralston, Spokane, :15.02
400m Hurdles - Austin Albertin, Spokane, :54.76
4x100m Relay – Lane,
(Rogozinski, Williams, Taylor, McNamara) :41.83
4x400m Relay - Lane
(Bylenga, McNamara, Mootz, Williams) 3:19.96
High Jump - Jakobe Ford, Everett, 1.95m
Pole Vault - Corey Sledge, Lane. 5.00m
Long Jump - Jakobe Ford, Everett, 7.33m
Triple Jump - Jakobe Ford, Everett, 15.53m (meet record
Discus - Colton Paller, Olympic, 44.43m
Hammer - Colton Paller, Olympic, 48.58m
Javelin - Kolten Snyder, Clark, 60.69m
Shot Put - Colton Paller, Olympic, 15.95m
Decathlon - J.J. Walker, Clackamas, 6145