White River High was well represented during the Class 2A state track and field championships, contested Thursday through Saturday at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.
The Hornet boys placed fifth as a team while the girls wound up 16th.
The boys were led by standout sprinter Devin Liebel, who won the 110-meter high hurdles and finished second in the 300-meter lows.
Sprinter Nick Wells added to the team total with a fifth-place finish in the 100 meters and a seventh-place showing in the 200. Chris Fisher was 11th in the 1,600-meter run and the boys’ 4x400-meter relay crew captured second-place honors.
In field events, Trevor Christie was 12th in the discus and Scott Anderson was 13th in the shot put.
In girls events, White River’s Jade Crawford was both busy and successful. She placed second in the high jump, fifth in the 100-meter hurdles and eighth in the triple jump.
The Enumclaw High girls placed sixth at last week’s Class 3A state track and field championships, staged at Tacoma’s Mount Tahoma High School.
The meet opened Thursday and concluded Saturday.
KC Moulden helped pile up team points in the field events, placing second in the shot put and fourth in the discus. Maria Blad finished second in the 110-meter hurdles and seventh in the 300-meter hurdles, while Aleea Gwerder wound up fourth in the long jump and fifth in the 400-meter run.
Distance runner Samantha Engebretsen placed ninth in the 3,200 meters and 13th in the 1,600, and Hanna Calvert was 14th in the 1,600. The EHS girls’ 1,600-meter relay team was seventh.
The lone EHS representative on the boys side was Zach Mason, who finished seventh in the 200-meter dash.