Mercer Island Reporter


Mercer Island hosts Interlake | Prep track and field

By MEGAN MANAGAN Mercer Island Reporter Reporter
March 29, 2013 · 10:06 AM

The Mercer Island track and field team hosted it’s first meet of the 2013 season on Thursday, March 28 against Interlake.

In the boys competition, Risley Lesko finished the 100 meter race in 11.3, followed by Justin Boynes and Andrew Barnwell who both finished in 11.8 seconds.

In the 200 meter event, Lesko finished in 23.3, with Ethan Vu coming in at 23.6 and Boynes in 24.2.

Vu finished the 400 meter race in 52 seconds flat, while Emerson Shultz finished in 53.6 seconds and Luke Bohlinger finished in 56.9. Travis Gallatin finished in 57.3.

Eric Schulz finished the 800 meter event in 1:55.17, while Jonathan Perr finished in 2:13.32, Daniel Mayer finished in 2:21.41 and Simon Wang finished in 2:25.24.

Daniel Mayer was the fastest Islander to finish the 1,600 meter event. He raced to the finish in 4:35.08. Teammate Nathan Cummings finished in 4:39.38, Ian Platou finished in 4:46.47, Gallatin in 4:48.36, Kyle Weiss in 4:49.13, Dylan Lesko in 4:52.83, Seattle Thunder in 5:03.08 and Teddy Larkin in 5:05.90.

Matthew Wotipka finished the 3,200 meter event in 9:46.15, followed by Weiss in 10:59.70 and Ian Schneiderman in 11:45.57.

John Gallagher finished the 110 meter hurdles in 17.5 seconds, while Max Tilden finished in 17.6, Joshua Hartmann in 22.8 and Jasper Hugunin in 24.2.

Gallagher was also the top Islander to finish the 300 meter hurdles in 46.3 seconds. Espen Platou finished in 46.8, Tilden finished in 47.7 seconds and Hugunin in 51.9.

The Islander boys 4x100 team of Boynes, Vu, Bohlinger and Risley Lesko finished in 45.6 seconds.

In the shot put, Tyler Watlers threw 41’9 feet, Sean Pyen finished with 40’2. Nolan Conway threw 39’6, Collin Nicoll threw 34’1 and Espen Platou threw 32 feet even.

In the discus competition, Dylan Majewski threw the farthest at 89 feet. Sahir Noorani threw 85’8, Kyle Hsu threw 84’3 and Pyne thre 77 feet even.

In the javelin, Walters finished with a 119’4 throw, Nicoll had 108’6, Majewski threw for 101’11 and Nicholas Richards threw 99’8. Ryan Jones finished with a toss of 86’5 and Delano Kingston threw 85’1.

Risley Lesko finished the long jump with a leap of 19’10.5, while Barnwell jumped 17’1 and Boynes finished at 16’4.25. Eric Kim jumped 15’10, Peter Welch had a leap of 15’4.5 and Nathaniel Tate finished at 10 feet even.

Gallagher finished the triple jump with a combined leap of 35’4.

In the girls competition, Lorial Yeadon had the top 100 meter time of 13.2, while Adrienne Emick finished in 13.9 and Lauren Emick finished in 14.2.

Latrevian Saunders finished the 200 meter event in 28.1 seconds, followed by Adrienne Emick at 29.4 and Jolie Tate at 30.2

Victoria Gersch had the fastest Islander time in the 400 meter. She finished in 61.8 seconds. Kris Brackmann finished in 64.5 seconds while Lauren Emick finished in 69.7.

Sarah Bjarnason had the best 800 meter time in 2:23.99, while Adrienne Suhm finished in 2:59.25.

In the 1,600 meter race, Alida Scalzo finished in 5:23.26, Linden Elggren in 5:41.83, CeCe Rosenman in 5:53.22, Sydney Zeldes in 6:05.92 and Rhiannon Holmes in 6:17.68.

In the 3,200 meter event, Elggren finished in 12:34.47, Scalzo in 12:43.39, Rosenman in 12:50.33 and Kaya McRuer in 14:05.12.

In the 100 meter hurdles, Shannon Cavanaugh finished in 58.6, while Zeldes finished in 58.8 seconds.

The Islanders team of Yeadon, Saunders, Brackmann and Gersch finished the 4x200 relay in 1:49.6.

In the shot put competition, Carly Ledbetter finished with a throw of 28 feet. Katherine Hendrikson threw 24’4 and Christina Doctor threw 24’3.

Doctor had the longest throw in the discus at 67’2 feet, while Hendrikson threw 58.9 and Lebetter threw 47.5.

Hendrikson had the longest throw in the javelin competition at 85’6 feet, while Piper Casey threw 65’8.5 and Letbetter threw 62’1, while Ashley Sun threw 38’6 and Jacqueline Gallup threw 28’2.

In the high jump, Brackmann leaped 5 feet even, Emily Lightfoot crossed 4’10 and Cavanaugh jumped 4’2. Saunders cleared 14’3 in the long jump.

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