Vancouver, WA — Several Camas Track and Field athletes are heading to bi-districts following a string of top-tier finishes at Wednesday’s GSHL 3A/4A District Championship Meet. This was the first of a two-day meet at McKenzie Stadium.
Here are the results:
Papermakers Emily Karkaren, Aliya Ponder, Cambryn Gulzow and Karsyn Quade earned second place for Camas in the 4×00, qualifying them to move onto bi-districts.
Daniel Maton won the 1600m run, while Yacine Guermali placed third. Both move onto bi-districts. Shortly after, Emma Jenkins won the 1600m run, and Rachel Blair won second place. Both girls also head to bi-districts.
“We represented Camas well,” said Jenkins. “We practiced, met many of our goals, and we worked as hard as we can. I’m excited. I’m working toward a better time as we get ready for bi-districts.”
Blair said she’s had a rough year, but her game plan was to stay positive. “I’m excited about bi-districts,” she said.
Union’s Michael Ugarov won the 110m Hurdles, while Papermaker Will Sun finished second in the 110 Hurdles, while Emma Ware earned second in the 100m Hurdles. Ahmika Kluka took second in the Javelin throw.
Madison Peffers tied her personal best high jump of 5-4 and was the only competitor in the field to clear 5-1. Peffers won the event and heads to bi-districts. Alexa Dietz clinched the Triple Jump championship with a personal best leap of 35 feet, 11.5 inches. Cade Greseth grabbed the 400m event for Camas.
The meet continues on Thursday, May 11 at McKenzie Stadium. Events begin at 3 pm.
For a listing of all times for all events today, go to https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/MeetResults.aspx?Meet=311961#450