Track and field

Kamiak’s Daniel Kim tees off at the Tom Dolan Memorial Invitational at the Everett Golf & Country Club on Monday, April 11, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Spring 2022 All-Wesco teams

Athletes honored in baseball, boys soccer, golf, girls tennis, softball and track and field.

 

The Lake Stevens boys 4x400 relay team huddle up after finishing first in their race, securing an overall state title Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the 2022 WIAA State Track & Field Championships at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lake Stevens captures 4A boys track and field state title

Led by sweeps in the two relay races, the Vikings finish atop the team standings to claim the state championship.

 

Lake Stevens’ Sean Martelles dives across the finish line at the end of the 4A 110 Meter Hurdles during the state track and field championships on Friday, May 27, 2022 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State track and field: Day 2 notebook

A trio of local hurdlers earn second-place medals

 

Arlington’s Aiden Emerson, center, finishes second behind Bishop Blanchet’s William Schneider in the 3A 1600 Thursday evening at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Washington on May 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State track and field: Day 1 notebook

A trio of locals finish with high marks in their respective events and classifications.

Arlington’s Aiden Emerson, center, finishes second behind Bishop Blanchet’s William Schneider in the 3A 1600 Thursday evening at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Washington on May 26, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Meadowdale’s Tresley Love grimaces as she leans across the finish line for a photo finish with Sehome’s Jayda Darroch during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

State track and field preview: A look at highly-ranked local athletes

A list of every local state qualifier with a top-five time or mark in their classification.

Meadowdale’s Tresley Love grimaces as she leans across the finish line for a photo finish with Sehome’s Jayda Darroch during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Katherine Streissgut competes in the pole vault during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Katherine Streissgut competes in the pole vault during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WSU-bound Arlington seniors are a dynamite distance-running duo

Close friends Aiden Emerson and Brandon Moore have pushed each other to become elite runners.

Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Shorecrest’s Amado Toyo yells as he crosses the finish line to win the 300 Meter Hurdles during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Eason Invitational returns in style with a ‘tremendous day’

Shorecrest’s Amado Toyo and Meadowdale’s Tresley Love win titles at the 1st Eason Invite since 2019.

Shorecrest’s Amado Toyo yells as he crosses the finish line to win the 300 Meter Hurdles during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)

Community roundup: 2 former local prep runners accomplish major feats

Amy-Eloise Markovc won gold in Europe, Taylor Roe placed 2nd at the NCAA championships, and more.

The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)
Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Dan Parker-led teams captured a total of 11 state titles during an impressive 32-year coaching career.

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires
Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems

Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems

The WSU-bound standout missed out on a chance to defend his state title in the 400 meters.

Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems
Arlington thrower Julia Parra

Arlington thrower Julia Parra

The standout track and field athlete will continue her career at WSU while studying medicine.

Arlington thrower Julia Parra
Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant

Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant

The talented jumper overcame scoliosis and will study biochemistry at the University of Idaho.

Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant
Mariner distance runner James Smith

Mariner distance runner James Smith

The Marauders’ team captain will join the U.S. Marine Corps with the goal of becoming Special Ops.

Mariner distance runner James Smith
Monroe track and field sprinter Jon Yates

Monroe track and field sprinter Jon Yates

The talented sprinter was the first leader of the school’s student voice focus groups.

Monroe track and field sprinter Jon Yates
The Herald’s 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Taylor Roe

The Herald’s 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Taylor Roe

The Lake Stevens distance runner finished her decorated prep career with 9 individual state titles.

The Herald’s 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Taylor Roe
Boys state track: Lake Stevens claims 4x100 relay title
Boys state track: Lake Stevens claims 4x100 relay title
Girls state track: Lake Stevens’ Roe captures 2 more titles

Girls state track: Lake Stevens’ Roe captures 2 more titles

The Vikings star wins the 800 and 3,200 to finish her prep career as a nine-time state champion.

Girls state track: Lake Stevens’ Roe captures 2 more titles
Shorecrest’s Lino captures 3A state shot put championship
Shorecrest’s Lino captures 3A state shot put championship
Tradition of elite Everett shot putters continues

Tradition of elite Everett shot putters continues

Seagulls junior Jayden White placed second in the shot put on Day 1 of the state track & field meet.

Tradition of elite Everett shot putters continues