|5/29/2014 10:50:00 AM|
Manson sends five to State track
The Manson Trojan track team will send eight athletes to the State track meet after competing in the 2B District championship track meet last Saturday, May 24, at Ephrata High School.
The Manson boys finished in fourth place with 62 points, with Kittitas earning the title with 150 points. The Lady Trojans finished the meet in seventh place with 63 points, with Kittitas also winning the girls title with 148 points.
On the boys side, Manson's Willy Picton earned a State berth with a second-place finish in the shot put with a distance of 43-04. The defending State champion in the discus will be at State this year, with Manson's Alex Vanderholm earning first-place in the discus with a throw of 148-03.
The Lady Trojans will send six athletes to the State track meet. Manson's Rachel Vanderholm finished in second-place in the 400 meter race with a time of 1:05.99. Freshman Maddee Ward will be at the State track meet in two events. She earned second-place in the shot put with a throw of 31-10.50. Manson's 4x100 meter relay team of Ruby Portillo, Aylee Neff, Delacy Machus and Ward finished in second-place with a time of 53.81.
Manson will take its athletes to the State track meet this Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31, at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.
Matt Baide can be reached at 509-682-2213 or by email
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