ROAD TO STATE
By David "Hawaiian Five-Oh" Taylor
21 October 2009
GSL DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS: (ONSITE COVERAGE) Spokane Valley, WA:
GSL DISTRICT IV 3A: Battle Ground, WA: Columbia River boys and girls dominate with Kyle Boe 15:13 (CRIV) and Allison Clark 16:58 (CRIV) taking top honors on the 3 mile course.
NARROWS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Ft. Steilacoom, WA: Gig Harbor takes both boys and girls team titles. Central Kitsap's Shane Moskowitz (pictured right) runs an amazing 15:05 over the 5k distance with Olympia's Clare Kane posting an equally impressive 18:13 in the girls race.
GSHL 4A DISTRICT MEET: Kelso, WA: Skyview takes both boys and girls team championships! State title favorite Priscilla Timmons posts 17:29 to take the girls individual crown.
22 October 2009
METRO LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lower Woodland Park, WA: Bishop Blanchet places five scorers in the top 15 and scores 41 team points to claim the league championship over Seattle Preparatory. Despite the individual victory of Drew 'Donoghue-McDonald who claimed the individual championship in 15:36, it was not enough as Seattle Prep was runner up with 60 points. Clarkie Hussey of Lakeside claims the girls individual championship in 19:42, however it was Seattle Preparatory which claims the team championship with all five scorers int he top 16 places.
NORTHWEST CONFERENCE MEET: Bellingham, WA: Burlington Edison takes boys team crown with Connor Whan (BurEd) leading the way in 15:38 for 5000 meters. Sehome siezes the girls team crown led by standout Mimi Krieger in 18:30.
KING COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS: Issaquah, WA: In the 4A Boys, Defending State Champion Mack Young (Redmond-pictured right) claims victory in 15:53 for 5K. In the girls race, Garfield's Anna Dailey takes the crown in 18:06. In 3A action, Bellevue's Michael Williams wins in 15:36 and leads Bellevue to victory! For the girls, Juanita's Tansey Lystad continues here amazing season winning in 18:27.
OLYMPIC LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Sequim, WA: The Roberts sisters lead Kingston to victory over North Kitsap by 1 point! The individual crown goes to Ruby Roberts in 18:29 over the 5000 meter course.
CBBN 4A DISTRICT MEET: Wenatchee, WA: Richland girls and Eisenhower boys claim victory for teams, with Ike's Timothy Cummings (15:14) and Berenice Penaloza (18:09) taking individual honors.
23 October 2009
EMERALD CITY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Bellevue, WA: Northwest's Maddie Meyers claims the girls individual crown in a blistering 18:19 over the 5000 meter course.
24 October 2009
SEAMOUNT LEAGUE MEET: Burien, WA: Meet Results
SPSL/WCC 3A/4A SUB DISTRICT MEET: Lakewood, WA: Penisula claims 3A boys and girls team crowns; Sensational Kenny Krotzer covers the 5k distance in 15:34 and leads the Auburn Riverside boys to the team crown.
WESCO DIVISIONAL/CASCADE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lakewood, WA: National Championship contender Henry Jackson boys perfert score 15 with a 16:04 5000 meter average. Jackson's Mitchell Briggs takes the boys crown in 15:54. Girls 3A powerhouse, Glacier Peak, scores 19 points led by phenominal freshman Amy-Eloise Neal's (pictured right) 18:14 (winning by a minute).
GSL FRESHMAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Mead, WA: Shadle Park Girls place 4 in the top 7!