The Hermiston High School boys and Kamiakin girls were the team winners Saturday at the Kiwanis Invitational track and field meet in Hermiston.
The Hermiston boys were led by Tre Neal’s wins in the shot put (52 feet, 10 1/4 inches) and discus (160-7). Hiram Maciel won the high jump (6-0) for the Bulldogs, while their 4x100-meter relay was victorious in 44.97 seconds.
Chiawana’s Joshua Wilson won the 100 (11.00), 200 (22.93) and 400 (53.33).
On the girls side, Kamiakin’s Lindsey Lowe was a winner in the 1,500 (5:11.40) and 3,000 (11:20.08). Fresh off sweeping the hurdles events at the Pasco Invite on April 16, Heather Donais was the 100 hurdles champion in 15.14. She did not start in the 300, which her sister, Britney, won in 50.83.
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Pasco’s Angela Cardon won the 100 (12.02), 200 (24.79), long jump (17-1 1/2) and triple jump (37-4 1/4).
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Team scores (top 5 and local): 1, Hermiston 141.5; 2, Kamiakin 118; 3, Pendleton 86.5; 4, Wenatchee 67; 5, Southridge 65; T6, Pasco and Chiawana 53.5; 12, Walla Walla 11.
100: Joshua Wilson, Chiawana, 11.00; 200: Joshua Wilson, Chiawana, 22.93; 400: Joshua Wilson, Chiawana, 53.33; 800: Nolan Bylenga, Pendleton, 2:01.23; 1,500: Kyler Lee, Kamiakin, 4:21.77; 3,000: Phillip Fishburn, Kamiakin, 9:24.30; 110H: Jake Covington, Pasco, 15.43; 300H: Garison Alger, Pendleton, 42.30; 3K steeplechase: Keanu Daos, Southridge, 10:38.69; 4x100 relay: Hermiston (Andrew Horn, Vaemu Ena, Alexis Mercado, Tyler Rohrman) 44.97; 4x400 relay: Pendleton (Garison Alger, Nolan Bylenga, Andrew Porter, Soren Wolf) 3:29.58; Shot: Tre Neal, Hermiston, 52-10.25; Discus: Tre Neal, Hermiston, 160-7; Jav: Dalton Sugg, Wenatchee, 195-5; HJ: Hiram Maciel, Hermiston, 6-0; PV: Losha Schroeder, Wenatchee, 14-3; LJ: Kaleb Ash, Pasco, 21-6.25; TJ: Ryan Calveard, Pasco, 46-6.75.
Team scores (top 5 and local): 1, Kamiakin 135.5; 2, Hermiston 118; 3, Pendleton 86.5; 4, Chiawana 79; 5, Wenatchee 72; 6, Southridge 63; 8, Pasco 40; 12, Walla Walla 8.
100: Angela Cardon, Pasco, 12.02; 200: Angela Cardon, Pasco, 24.79; 400: Mirannda Shulman, Kamiakin, 1:01.93; 800: Macey Foley, Hermiston, 2:26.82; 1,500: Lindsey Lowe, Kamiakin, 5:11.40; 3,000: Lindsey Lowe, Kamiakin, 11:20.08; 100H: Heather Donais, Kamiakin, 15.14; 300H: Britney Donais, Kamiakin, 50.83; 2K steeplechase: Heather Keniry, La Grande, 8:25.29; 4x100 relay: Kamiakin (Isabelle Conover, Britney Donais, Mirannda Shulman, Heather Donais) 50.78; 4x400 relay: Hermiston (Sara Ortiz, Macey Foley, Audrey Lincoln, Elsa Torres) 4:26.61; Shot: Isabelle Dressel, Wenatchee, 38-8.5; Discus: Elly Johnson, Moses Lake, 125-2; Jav: Demiah Martinez, Chiawana, 117-8; HJ: Kiara Glover, Pendleton, 5-0; PV: Kathleen Dodge, Wenatchee, 11-0; LJ: Angela Cardon, Pasco, 17-1.5; TJ: Angela Cardon, Pasco, 37-4.25.
▪ Kamiakin’s Phillip Fishburn and Richland’s Jonah Sandoval are among 11 men who have committed to run cross country and track at Gonzaga for legendary coach Pat Tyson.
Fishburn, who last weekend won the 3,200 meters at the Pasco Invite, placed fifth at the Class 3A cross country state championships in the fall.
Sandoval has the range to compete in the 800 meters on up to 3,200 and also run cross country.
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Eastern Washington’s Larry Still (Richland) was first in the men’s pole vault at the Spokane Memorial Open. His winning height of 16-6 3/4 ranks fifth in school history.
EWU teammate Aaron Cunningham (Hanford) won the men’s shot put with a season-best toss of 56-8 1/2, sixth-best in school history.
Richland graduate Joey Payne finished second in the javelin (201-11) for the Eagles.
Spokane CC’s Austin Kitchens (Hanford) ran on the winning men’s 4x400-meter relay (3:18.89) and placed fourth in the 800 (1:54.53).
Gonzaga’s Maggie Jones (Richland) won the women’s 1,500, finishing in 4:38.32.
Friday, EWU senior Kaytlyn Coleman (Kennewick) won the women’s hammer throw with a mark of 199-7.
Five other EWU throwers placed in the top 10.
Sophomore Samantha Lester (Kennewick) was fourth at 161-6, and freshman Madison Doepker (Walla Walla) took seventh at 152-8.
▪ Seattle Pacific’s Kyra Brannan (Kamiakin) went a personal-best 19-1 1/2 to win the long jump at the Spike Arlt Invitational in Ellensburg. Her previous best was 18-10 3/4 at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 15 in Azusa, Calif.
Brannan helped the Falcons win the 4x100 relay in 47.73. She also ran personal-best times in finishing second in the 100 (12.18) and third in the 200 (25.21).
▪ Whitworth senior Scott Mayfield (Richland) had a season-best mark of 159-7 1/2 to take third in the men’s hammer throw Friday at the Northwest Conference championships in Portland.
Mayfield had a throw of 139-8 3/4 to finish fourth in the discus.
Maggie Callan (Walla Walla) was fifth in the women’s 400 hurdles (1:06.37) for Whitworth, which swept the team titles.
▪ San Diego State freshman Marissa Berry (Southridge) was third in the women’s pole vault open at the Triton Invitational on Friday in La Jolla, Calif.
Berry cleared 13-3 1/2 to tie for the 10th-best mark in school history.
Dre Dorton (Chiawana) caught two passes for 31 yards and a touchdown in Eastern Washington’s Red-White Game at Roos Field in Cheney.
Melanie Oord (Kamiakin) went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs as Linfield beat George Fox 12-2 in Spokane to claim the Northwest Conference tournament title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.
Earlier, Oord was 3-for-3 with a solo home run, and Linfield rallied with two runs in the top of the seventh to eliminate Whitworth 7-6.
▪ Central Washington senior Andrea Hamada (Walla Walla) hit a grand slam in the Wildcats’ 19-1 win that helped them salvage a split with host Simon Fraser and gave them the Great Northwest Athletic Conference regular-season title.
The Wildcats (34-13 overall, 18-10 GNAC), who lost the opener 7-6, won their third regular-season title in school history and first since 2011.
They will head to the GNAC tournament in Lacey as the top seed.
▪ Western Washington sophomore Emily Benson (Kamiakin) was named to the GNAC All-Academic Team.
Benson, a psychology major with a 3.24 grade-point average, is in the midst of a record-setting season with the Vikings. Her 12 home runs are a single-season team record, and she is hitting .349 with nine doubles, 45 RBIs and 29 runs scored in 44 games.
Hamada also was named to the academic team with a 3.45 GPA in math and science.
Drew Oord (Kamiakin) had a double and scored a run to help Pacific Lutheran beat Whitworth 6-5 for the Northwest Conference tournament championship in Spokane.
The Lutes will move on to the NCAA Division III tournament.
▪ Dixie State junior right-hander Mason Hilty (Richland) earned his school-record ninth victory of the season as the Trailblazers beat Hawaii Pacific 11-4 on Friday.
In six innings, Hilty (9-0) struck out six and allowed one run and eight hits. He became the first pitcher in Dixie State’s NCAA Division II era to win nine consecutive decisions in a single season.
The Whitworth men’s season ended with a 5-0 loss to Whitman in the Northwest Conference tournament semifinals in Walla Walla.
Whitman’s Zach Hewlin and Phillip Locklear beat Whitworth’s Shane Sandlin (Hanford) and Caleb Hughes 8-4 at No. 2 doubles.
Sandlin and Hughes finished their season with a 16-4 record.
Five members of the Lewis-Clark State College golf team were named to the Frontier Conference academic team, and four of them have ties to the Mid-Columbia.
Cole Lorenzo (Richland) and Isaiah Ojeda (Liberty Christian) were named from the men’s team, while Allison Kadinger (Kennewick) and Janci Spoo (Hermiston) represent the women.
Former Richland High School swimmer Vanessa Whattam was the stroke on the University of Washington women’s varsity four boat that beat California on Saturday in Redwood Shores, Calif.