Enumclaw girls earn track win at Peninsula | Track and Field

Enumclaw High’s girls won 13 of 18 events Thursday to defeat the Peninsula Seahawks 87-63 in track and field action.

The Hornet boys didn’t fare as well in the South Puget Sound League 3A meet, losing 101-44.

Maria Blad won three events to lead the charge for the EHS girls. She was tops in both the hurdle races, winning the high hurdles with a time of 15.12 seconds and the lows in 48.32, and also won the pole vault competition with a height of 8 feet. Other event winners for the Lady Hornets were Samantha Engebretsen in the 3,200 meters, 12:20.75; Jillian Salkind, high jump, 5-0; Katie Craft, javelin, 106-7; KC Moulden, shot put, 42-3; Aleea Gwerder, 800 meters, 2:25.15, and long jump, 15-6; and Katie Christensen, 200 meters, 27.78. Enumclaw’s girls also captured all three relay races.

The EHS boys team managed victories in four individual events. Brandon Barnett was first in the high jump, clearing 5-8; Nick Cleveland topped the field in the pole vault at 10-6; Kai Collingwood’s time of 2:11.01 won the 800 meters; and Peter Berger was first across the line in the 3,200-meter run, 10:48.43.

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