Sultan - Meridian's Jenson Ellars and Lynden Christian's Eric Steiger came away with the only wins for the Whatcom County schools as Ellars won the 800 and Steiger won the 3200 on day 2 of the 1A District Track and Field Meet at Sultan High School.
Ellars ran a personal best time of 2:02.11 beating South Whidbey's Callahan Yale by 1.11 seconds. Lynden Christian's John DenHartog and Mount Baker's Peter Adams placed 4th and 5th as they ran 2:04.7 and 2:05.42.
LC's Steiger posted a time of 9:54.37 to win the 3200, and teammate Brooks DeWaard placed 2nd in 9:59.36. The Meridian boy's took 3rd-6th with Nathan Schneider leading the way for the Trojans running 10:01.13. Schneider fell down earlier in the race, but was able to get back up and catch the third place position.
Nooksack's Logan Clabaugh placed 9th for the Pioneers running 10:35.5.
In the girl's meet, Meridian's Ashlee Van Den Top and Nooksack's Alyce both placed 2nd in their respective events.
Van Den Top ran 2:25.84, a season best for her, finishing behind South Whidbey's Elizabeth Donnelly by 1.26 seconds. Nooksack Valley's Brooke DeBeeld placed 4th in the race as well running a personal best time of 2:32.10. Meridian's MaKenna Holz (2:33.27) and Emily Schneider (2:34.09) also ran personal best times.
Harlan ran 11:57.18 to give the Pioneers a 2nd place finish in the 3200 race. Naomi Smith of King's won her 2nd district championship of the meet running 11:28.99. Meridian's Schneider and Kaylee Betancourt placed in the top 8 for Meridian.
Lynden Christian's top performer in the girl's 3200 was Cindy German (11th) and Baker's top performer was Bridgid (13th)
The 1A Bi-District Meet will take place next week on Thursday and Saturday at King's High School in Shoreline, Washington.
1. Jenson Ellar, Meridian - 2:02.11
2. Callahan Yale, South Whidbey - 2:03.22
3. Cameron Chew, King's - 2:04.54
4. John DenHartog, Lynden Christian - 2:04.7
5. Peter Adams, Mount Baker - 2:05.42
6. Matthew Schaefer, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) - 2:05.47
7. Anthony Hart, King's - 2:06.01
8. Obed Cushing, Sultan - 2:07.23
1. Eric Steiger, Lynden Christian - 9:54.37
2. Brooks DeWaard, Lynden Christian - 9:59.36
3. Nathan Schneider, Meridian - 10:01.13
4. Kenny Barnes, Meridian - 10:05.08
5. Jaskaran Dhatt, Meridian - 10:12.09
6. Abbas Theophilus, Meridian - 10:24.11
7. Michael Cepowski, South Whidbey - 10:30.21
8. Anthony Hart, King's - 10:32.69
1. Elizabeth Donnelly, South Whidbey - 2:24.58
2. Ashlee Van Den Top, Meridian - 2:25.84
3. Allison Perrow, King's - 2:30.95
4. Brooke DeBeeld, Nooksack Valley - 2:32.1
5. Emma Kosche, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) - 2:32.63
6. Makenna Holz, Meridian - 2:33.27
7. Emily Schneider, Meridian - 2:34.09
8. Kelly Murnane, South Whidbey - 2:47.3
1. Naomi Smith, King's - 11:28.99
2. Alyce Harlan, Nooksack Valley - 11:57.18
3. Kaia Swegler-Richmond, South Whidbey - 11:58.84
4. Analia Johnson, Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) - 12:18.43
5. Allison Perrow, King's - 12:23.29
6. Jenae McInnes, King's - 12:36.96
7. Emily Schneider, Meridian - 13:22.62
8. Kayley Betancourt, Meridian - 13:25.41