Redstar and Ephrata girls squeak by with first place at Quincy; Multiple Colville tribal members place in top 5 at Clifton Larson Allen Invitational
QUINCY – Colville tribal member Adrianna Redstar and the Ephrata girls track team notched another first place finish.
This time at their rival’s school as they outlasted a very strong Okanogan squad, winning 107-101 in the total team score at the Clifton Allen Larson Invitational, hosted at Quincy High School on Saturday afternoon.
Redstar a freshman set a personal record in the 1600 Meters on Saturday as she placed seventh in (6:02.30). She would go on to place seventh as well in the 3200 Meters (13:20.64), breaking her streak of three straight first place finishes.
“I think I did good, there was a lot of people running the two mile,” said Redstar who prefers the 1600 to the 3200. “I like the one mile more, I feel like the 2 mile (3200) gets repetitive.”
The Cashmere girls would settle for third place (98 team points), Quincy placed fourth (47 team points) and Omak placed fifth (43 team points) to round out the top five.
The Ephrata boys would go on to place first with 91.5 total team points, followed by second place finisher Cashmere (82.5 team points), third place finisher Quincy (64.5 team points), with Okanogan (59 team points) and Omak (56 team points) placing fourth and fifth place respectively.
Cawston and Omak boys 4X400 run to victory
Entering his senior year, Colville tribal member Lonnie Cawston of Omak is trying to make it back-to-back years of qualifying for the WIAA 1A track and field championships.
Last year he made it to state in the long jump. This year he hopes to make it in a few events, as he has been a workhorse for the Pioneer boys track team.
Cawston competed in four events on Saturday, placing in the top five in three of them.
He and fellow relay race teammates Andrick Carroll, Steven Zandell and anchor Israel Escamilla rolled over the field as they placed first in the 4x400 relay (3:40.10), finishing four seconds ahead of second place finisher Okanogan.
Cawston would also go on to place third in the long jump (19- 11.50) setting a personal record along the way. He placed fourth in the Javelin (139-05, also a personal record and 11th in the triple jump (39-02.00), a seasonal record.
Tribal descendant Aaron Black a junior for Omak placed 22nd in the 200 Meters (25.94) and would go on to set a personal record in the 100 Meters, placing 27th (12.52) on Saturday.
Okanogan girls place second at Quincy
Colville tribal member Daniele Sparks of Okanogan and her relay race teammates Caitlyn Barton, Kendra Sachse and tribal descendant Myra Rasmussen placed first in the 4X100 relay (52.12) on Saturday afternoon.
Sparks a freshman for the Lady Bulldogs track team placed 10th in the 200 Meters (29.14) as well, setting a personal record.
Tribal descendant Rasmussen and relay race teammates (Barton, Sachse and Olivia Richards) placed first in the 4X200 relay (1:50.90). Rasmussen would go on to place fifth in the long jump (15-10.25).
Tribal member Julian Cates of Okanogan and fellow relay race teammates Levi Veenhuizen, Sheldon Fields and Calvin Yusi placed second in the 4X400 relay (3:44.07).
Darius Moses-Howard (Colville tribal member) of Okanogan placed 8th in the triple jump (39-07.75).
Lake Roosevelt boys place 11th at CLA; Wapato places 6th in 3200 meters
Colville Tribal descendant Steven Flowers of Lake Roosevelt had a big day for the Raider boys track team. He took home first place in the shot put with his longest throw coming in at 48 feet, 10 inches. Flowers set a personal record in the 100 Meters, placing fourth (11.60) out of 37 total.
He’s currently ranked number one in the Central Washington B league in the 100 Meters and the shot put according to Athletic.net.
Tribal member Sam Wapato in his sophomore year had a busy day as he competed in four events. He placed 5th in the high jump (5-06.00), 11th in the Long Jump (18-03.75), 14th in the 400 Meters (57.98) and 15th in the triple jump (37-04.25).
Hannah Wapato (Colville tribal member) of Lake Roosevelt continues to have a strong season as she placed 6th in the 3200 Meters (13:03.13) and 10th in the 1600 Meters (6:20.59)
Tribal member Kyona Edmo placed 12th in the 100m hurdles (19.89), 19th in the 200 meters (30.38) setting a personal record along the way and placed 27th in the 100 meters (14.52).
Tribal member Traey Clark placed 27th in the 100 Meters (12.52), and 23rd in the 200 Meters (25.95) on Saturday.
Devon Hobrecht (Colville tribal member) of Lake Roosevelt along with fellow relay race teammates Isaiah Derr, Traey Clark and Steven Flowers placed 8th in the 4X100 relay (48.47). Hobrecht in his other event placed 24th in the 200 Meters (26.16).
Kyle Edmo tribal member for Lake Roosevelt placed 10th in the 800 meters (2:19.49) and 16th in the 1600 Meters (5:08.78) on Saturday.
27th Colville tribal member Tyler Palmer of Lake Roosevelt placed 27th in the 1600 Meters (6:16.36).
Sherwin Vargas tribal member for Lake Roosevelt placed 12th in the discus (91-02)
Tribal member Elijah Palmanteer placed 19th in the javelin (100-06).
Tribal descendant Josh Flowers of Lake Roosevelt placed 18th in the shot put (32- 11.50).
Arden and Atkins pace Wilbur- Creston girls and boys track teams
Tribal member McKenzie Arden took home a third and fourth place finish in both of the relay races that she competed in on Saturday afternoon. She also placed 10th in the 100 meters (13.70) as well as setting a personal record in the process.
She and her relay race teammates (Callie Haden, Emily Ross And Madison Clark) placed third in the 4X200 relay (1:54.17). Arden with (Haden, Ross and Hannah Gronlund) would go on to place fourth in the 4X100 relay (54.70).
The Wilbur-Creston girls track team tied for ninth place with Naches Valley with 27 total team points
Jon Atkins (Colville tribal member) one of the few long distance runners for the Wilbur-Creston boys track team placed 12th in the 3200 Meters (12:09.63) out of 34 total and took home 22nd in the 1600 Meters (5:35.12) on Saturday afternoon.
The Wilbur-Creston boys track team tied for 11th place (23 total team points) with Lake Roosevelt.
Wellpinit sees eighth grader and first time trackster perform well at Quincy
Colville tribal member William Dick of Wellpinit turned in a big day. The eighth grader placed 5th in the 1600 Meters and 8th in the 800 Meters (2:17.24). He along with fellow relay race teammates (Gavin Corter, Jimi Sijohn and Gabriel Salinas-Kieffer) would go on to place 12th in the 4X100 relay (51.27). Dick along with Colin Hughes, Hunter Samuels-Ford and Salinas-Kieffer) would go on to place 10th in the 4X400 relay (4:04.96).
Christina Carden-Flett (Colville tribal member) of Wellpinit placed 15th in the shot put (26-10) and 17th in the discus (66- 03), as this marks her first year of competing for the track and field team.