Ten Raiders move on to districts


Ten Raiders qualified last weekend to move on to next Saturday’s district track and field competition in Ephrata.

At the Central Washington 2B South Sub-Districts last Saturday at Kittitas, the LR girls finished second overall, beating White Swan and Riverside Christian. Raider boys finished third, beating White Swan.

Chyenne Kelly-Marconi continues to lead the Raiders, moving on in all her events. She won the triple jump with a hop, skip, and jump of 32 feet, 11 inches; and the 100-meter hurdles in 17.54 seconds. In the long jump Kelly-Marconi finished second with a jump of 14-06, and she took home another second in the 300 hurdles, running a 55-second race.

Sean Waters moves on in both the shot put and the discus to Ephrata. Waters was the meet champion in the shot, throwing a near PR of 42-03. In discus he took third with a 119-07. Waters also threw the javelin at the meet, where he finished ninth with a throw of 86-09.

Alexia Hanway will move on to districts in three events. Hanway took second in the pole vault, clearing the 5-6 standard. She was the 3200 champion, running the race in 14:57.94. Hanway also took second in the 800, finishing in 2:51.28.

Coltin Williams is moving on in two of the three events. He took third in the 300 hurdles in 54.06. He will also move on in the pole vault with his PR of 9 feet. Williams also ran the 100 at Kittitas in 13.10 seconds.

Alaynah Herman moves on, having finished second in the 1600 in 6:55.63 and third in the 800 in 3:06.54.

Clare Castrodale heads to Ephrata in two distance events. She took second in the 3200 in 16:44.41. She will also compete in the 1600 after finishing fourth at Kittitas in 8:16.19.

Eren Moon took third in both the discus and shot. Moon threw the shot 31-03 and threw a big PR in the discus with 84-03. Samantha Turner also threw a big PR in the discus, hitting 79-06 and will also compete at districts.

Bryson Goggles-Whalawitsa and Octavio Alejandre will move on in the shot. They threw 35-02.5 and 36-09, respectively, to join Waters at Ephrata.

The Raiders went 1, 3, 4 in the shot, making for the largest event group representation for some time at a Regional/District meet for LR.

The District 5-6 meet will be at Ephrata High School. Events start at 11 a.m. The top three in each event at districts will move on to the state meet at Eastern Washington University next weekend.

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