Cruiser track gets underway

The Cruiser track and field team kicked off its 2022 campaign this past Thursday with a meet against five other schools at Rainier High School. The girls placed second overall, while the boys finished fourth.

The Cruisers girls had three athletes capture the top spot on the podium at the end of the day.

In the 300-meter hurdles, Emily Bennett scored a personal best time of 56 seconds and took first place. Ryan Stammen captured the top spot with a throw of 86-feet, 5-inches in the javelin, and Alex Lambert jumped 7 feet in the pole vault to take first place.

Cruisers who finished in the top 3 on the day were:

Hannah Hansen: second in the 100 meters and 200 meters

Hannah Kralick: second in the 800 meters

Haley Courson: second in the 1600 meters and 3200 meters

Tianna Lewis: second in the high jump

Hannah Kralik: second in pole vault

Ella Gendreau: third in the 100 meters

Emily Bennett: third in the 100-meter hurdles

Rylee Valentine: third in the discus


Jake Wood: second in the javelin

Ben Morrish: second in the 3200 meters

Kyle Cox: second in the shot put, third in the discus

Joseph Mueller: third in the 1600 meters.

Vincent Marcelynas: third in the 110-meter hurdles

Tristan Lewis: third in the shot put

Ethan Carter: third in the pole vault

The Cruisers finished up the week by attending the annual Icebreaker Invitational Meet at Rainier High School.

The boy's team finished sixth place out of 19 teams, while the girls captured a 12th-place finish out of 19 teams.

Cruisers who finished in the top three on the day were:

Austin Wicker: second place in the 400 meters

Antonio Accarino/Ky Nation/Cole Bamford/Justus Roulst: second in the 4x100-meter relay

Jake Wood: second place in the javelin

Justus Roulst: second place in the high jump


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