The Mercer Island Islanders girls 1600 relay team consisting of athletes Maggie Baker, Maya Virdell, Gretchen Blohm and Ashley Rudd, earned first place with a time of 4:07.66 at the 3A KingCo track championships in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

The Mercer Island Islanders girls 1600 relay team consisting of athletes Maggie Baker, Maya Virdell, Gretchen Blohm and Ashley Rudd, earned first place with a time of 4:07.66 at the 3A KingCo track championships in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Islanders’ quartet finishes in first place in 1600 relay

Mercer Island captures first place by a significant margin.

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:17pm
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The Mercer Island Islanders 1600 relay team consisting of Maggie Baker, Maya Virdell, Gretchen Blohm and Ashley Rudd captured first place in the 1600 relay with a time of 4:07.67 at the 2019 3A KingCo championships, which took place from May 8-10 at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland. Lake Washington finished in second place in the 1600 relay with a time of 4:18.32.

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