Eastlake boys, Skyline girls capture relay titles at state track and field | Prep sports news

The Wolves and Spartans brought state titles back to Sammamish on the track

Eastlake’s boys track and field team capped an historic season with a relay championship at the state track and field meet, winning the 1,600 meter relay and leading a host of competitors at Mount Tahoma High School.

Troy Lewis, Drew Lewis, Matt Morrison and Nathan Pixler combined to run a time of three minutes, 18.68 seconds and run away from the field for the championship, ending a season that saw the Wolves win team titles at the 4A KingCo and bi-district meets.

Eastlake senior Joseph Ellis narrowly missed a state title in the discus throw, finishing in second place with a mark of 160-01, just nine inches behind state champ Nolan VanAmen of South Kitsap.

Troy was third for the Wolves in the 100, finishing in 10.96, and third in the 200, with brother Drew fifth. Morrison was fifth in the 400 in 49.54.

Skyline senior Bryan Lee finished in sixth place, throwing 151-00 in the finals. The Spartans were seventh in the 1,600 meter relay, with Jack Welch, Brendan Long, Joseph Bretl and Tyler Ma running 3:26.01.

The Wolves were fourth in the team scoring, as Federal Way won the title.

Skyline girls get relay title

Skyline’s Dorie Dalzell helped her team to the 4A state title in the 1,600 meter relay. DON BORIN, STOP ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY

Skyline had talked about the opportunity to stand atop the state podium all season.

The Spartans’ girls did exactly that last week, winning the 1,600 meter relay title.

Brandi Hughes, Nicole Cox, Alexis Daugherty and Dorie Dalzell teamed up to run a time of 3:53.24 in the finals and beat out Skyview for the state title.

Skyline finished in second place in the 800 meter relay, as Hughes, Amanda Johnston, Cox and Daugherty ran 1:41.87. Skyline was seventh in the finals of the 400 meter relay, running 49.49.

Daugherty was fourth in the 800 for the Spartans in 2:10.75, and Dalzell missed a state title in the 400 by just more than a tenth of a second, ending the race in second place in 55.83, and finished in seventh place in the 200.

Eastlake’s Ellie Woerner was third in the 100 meter hurdles, running 14.52. Anna Carskaden finished sixth in the 400. Pia Richards was third in the 3,200 for the Wolves in 10:51.96, completing her first prep season on the state podium.

Issaquah’s Cayla Seligman was seventh in the 3,200. Bella Foos, Amanda Chalfant, Gabrielle Gevers and Mack Wieburg were sixth in the 1,600 meter relay in a time of 3:59.28.

Skyline was fourth in the team scoring, just two points out of third place, as Federal Way won the title.

The Eagles made the relay finals in the 1,600. DON BORIN, STOP ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY