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Raider Track completed another two-meet week, traveling to Lakeside High School in Nine Mile Falls April 20 and to Quincy on the 23rd.

The meet at Lakeside was a Northeast B-Leagues meet, with schools from both the Panorama and Bi-County League in attendance. Quincy was the annual invite, with schools from all across Central and Eastern Washington competing.

At Lakeside, Matthew Tillman ran a personal record time in the 100-meter dash, placing fifth with a time of 12.24 seconds. Tillman also placed third in the pole vault, clearing the 8-foot standard.

Later in the 400-meter sprint, Cameron Tillman, Will Friedlander, and Robert George all placed. Friedlander took fifth in 59.15 seconds. George placed sixth at 59.69, and Tillman placed seventh at 59.80 seconds.

George also placed in the 110-meter high hurdles, taking home fifth at the PR time of 18.36 seconds. In his field event, George placed fourth in the triple jump by hopping, skipping, and jumping 35 feet 10 inches. Friedlander also placed in the triple jump, taking home fifth with the PR jump of 35-6.

Nathan Morrell placed in both the shot put and discus. Morrell placed fifth in shot, throwing 35 feet, 5.5 inches. At Discus, Morrell placed fourth by throwing 100 feet, 6 inches.

The 4x100-meter relay team of Friedlander, Nathaniel Hall, Cameron and Matthew took third with a time of 49.65 seconds.

At Lakeside, no Raider girl placed, but Oliva Antone threw PRs in all three throwing events. Antone finished the day with a 22-01 shot throw, 58-10 in discus, and 54-2 in javelin. Marisha Hobrecht PRed in the discus with a 57-9.

Madeline Piccolo ran for PRs in both the 100 (15.44) and the 200 (32.84). Keianna Vera also ran PRs in both the 100 (15.14) and the 200 (31.24).

“All athletes performed well at the Lakeside meet, setting many personal records,” Head Coach Lori Adkins said.

April 23 at the CliftonLarsen-Allen Invitational in Quincy, no Raiders, boys or girls, placed.

Robert George ran new PR times in both hurdles races. George finished the 110 high hurdles in 18.34 seconds and the 300 intermediate hurdles in 47.81 seconds, “a solid … performance,” Adkins said.

Tillman “came on strong” to clear 8 feet in the pole vault, Adkins noted, and Kaden Trotter set a PR in the 200, finishing at 26.17 seconds.

Jonell Denchel threw a big PR in the discus, with a throw of 82-08.

Marisha Hobrecht beat her PRs in both the shot (21-11) and javelin (46-7).

Keianna Vera reached PRs in both the javelin (74-4) and long jump (13-3.25).

This week is another two-meet week for the Raiders. LR again went to a Northeast B meet at Davenport last night. On Friday, the Raiders will take part in the Rieke Invite in Peshastin. Cascade High School is the host, and the participants are from Central Washington, plus some schools the west side of Stevens Pass. Field events start at 4 p.m., and track events start at 4:30 p.m.


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