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Stone sets new 400 record | Track
For the the third race in a row, Makana Stone bettered her Coupeville High School 400-meter record, this time at the eight-team Cascade Conference Track Championships at King's in North Seattle Thursday, May 8.
Though Stone lowered the mark by a tenth of a second to 59.65, she finished second to King's Anna Parker (58.86).
Stone also placed third in the 200 in a season-best 27.12 to earn the best two places by Coupeville athletes at the meet.
In team scoring, the Wolves finished seventh among the girls with 27 points and eighth among the boys with 11.
King's took the girls team title with 208 points; Lakewood was the boys champion with 225.5.
The Coupeville girls recorded seven other top-10 finishes: third, 3x200 relay (Lauren Grove, Sylvia Hurlburt, Stone, Marisa Etzell), 1:51.36; fifth, 4x100 relay (Grove, Ashlyn Miller, Hurlburt, Etzell), 54.24; seventh, Etzell, 400, 1:05.27; eighth, Hurlburt, 100, 13.76; 10th, Etzell, 100, 13.93; 10th, Hurlburt, 200, 28.34; and 10th, Heni Barnes, discus, 83-02.
The Coupeville boys finished in the top 10 seven times: fifth, 4x100 relay (Sebastian Davis, Jared Helmstadter, Lathom Kelley, Brandon Kelley), 47.21; sixth, 4x400 relay (Stephen Edwards, Lathom Kelley, Helmstadter, Davis), 4:03.36; seventh, Dalton Martin, discus, 117-06; eighth, Helmstadter, 400, 56.14; eighth, Brandon Kelley, 300 hurdles, 45.22; ninth, Ryan Griggs, high jump, 5-04; 10th, Griggs, triple jump, 36-02.75.
The Wolves take part in the sub-district track meet next week at Lynden Christian. At 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, preliminaries in most events and finals in four (girls 3,200, boys 1,600, girls triple jump and boys long jump) will be held.
The finals in the other events begin at 5 p.m. Friday, May 16.
The top five in each event qualify for the tri-district meet.