Very debatable but here goes Boys - 100 - Fuller, King's; Collins, Royal; Ruether, Cashmere; 200 - Fuller, King's; Ruether, Cashmere; Schulten, Cedar Park; 400 - Fuller, King's; Allen, Cashmere; LaFrancois, Cascade Chr; Not a lot of depth in the sprints 800 - Crabill, C Wright; Empey, Connell; Smith, C Wright; 1600 - Decker, P Townsend; Pierson, Cashmere; Crabill, C Wright; 3200 - Decker, P Townsend; Piatt, P Townsend; King, Coupeville; Johnson, S.Academy; Marcial, K-Benton; Tons of depth in the distance races. 110 Hurdles - Brugger, King's; Ramos, Cascade Chr; Zhang, King's; Clauson, King's; Mendoza, Wahluke; Walden, Newport; High hurdles will be a tough final with a very close finish top to bottom. 300 Hurdles - Ramos, Cascade Chr; Phillips, BCS; Gage, Highland; Clauson, King's; Ramos wins easy then a tossup for the rest. 4*1 Relay - Cashmere, King's, Charles Wright 4*4 Relay - King's, Cashmere, Charles Wright, Freeman Will Fuller hold off Cashmere. High Jump - Coulson, Connell; Meyers, Stevenson; Blok, Lynden Chr; No clear fav, who will step up. Pole Vault - Holter, Kalama; Frye, Newport; Schimke, Lakeside; Miske, S.Academy; Blatchford, King's; Big 2 then drops off. Long Jump - Collins, Royal; Iseman, BCS; Burley, King's; Clauson, King's; Collins a big fav unless Iseman finds his old form. Young Clauson could surprise. Triple Jump - Stinson, C Wright; Burley, King's; Mathews, Freeman; Weise, Highland; Big 3 then drops off. Shot Put - Lohman, Chewelah; Nelson, Chewelay; Crook, Meridian; Wilcox, Naches; Chewelah dominates. Little depth this year. Discus - Lohman, Chewelah; Nelson, Chewelah; Wilcox, Naches; Peters, Chewelah; Martin, King's; Chewelah again. Battle for the rest. Javelin - Clauson, King's; Crook, Meridian; McMahon, S.Academy; Bushy, Casmere; Spencer, Castle Rock; Young Clauson should improve ahead of a tight field. BOYS TEAM - KING'S, CASHMERE, CHEWELAH, CHARLES WRIGHT, ROYAL;
GIRLS 100 - Leavitt, K-Benton; Stump, Stevenson; Williams, C.Wright; Midgley, U.Prep.; Wickenhaugen, Highland; 200 - Leavitt, K-Benton; Stump, Stevenson; Murphy, A.Wright; K-B stud wins both easily. 2 and 3 are good but... 400 - Leavitt, K-Benton; Murphy, A.Wright; Beamer, Chewelah; Will Leavitt run this? Will Thomas move down? 800 - Thomas, King's; Hussey, BCS; Schoenherr, Rainier; Bush, Newport; Does Murphy move up? 1600 - Thomas, King's; Meyers, Bush; Romney, Forks; Schoenherr, Rainier; Watch out for the freshman. 3200 - Meyers, Bush; Romney, Forks; Vazqueez, Mabton; Eslinger, King's; Royal, Coupeville. Defendin champ Romney in for a tough challenge. 100 Hurdles - Lotze, K-Benton; Casper, Connell; Chamberlain, LaCenter; K-B with ease. 300 Hurdles - Stump, Stevenson; Altig, BCS; Oldham, BCS; Lotze, K-Benton. Easy winner, then a battle if Lotze runs this. 4*100 relay - Chewelah, Seattle Academy, Charles Wright 4*200 relay - Chewelah, Charles Wright, Kiona-Benton 4*400 relay - King's, BCS, Seattle Academy, Cashmere All relays a bit of a guess. High Jump - Chamberlain, LaCenter; Leavitt, K-Benton; Cobb, Chewelah; Ballinger, King's; Willard, Freeman; Will Leavitt do this or the 400? Pole Vault - Secrest, Lakeside; Blatchford, King's; Trigg, LaCenter; The vault is wide open. Who will step up. Long Jump - Cobb, Chewelah; Fast, Meridian; Penner, Stevenson; Renier, Columbia; Pretty deep field. Triple Jump - Cobb, Chewelah; Lotze, K-Benton; Boutillier, Naches; Fast, Meridian; Penner, Stevenson; Very deep field. Shot Put - Coffee, Toledo; Champberlain, LaCenter; Coffman, Lakeside; Himango, Nooksack; Easy winner then a battle. Discus - Beamon, Toledo; Tauvela, Orting; Himango, Nooksack; Widell, Okanogan; Tight battle. Javelin - Ilyankoff, Coupeville; Williams, Mabton; Teng, BCS; Schoenherr, Rainier; Big 3 then a battle. GIRLS TEAM - KIONA-BENTON, STEVENSON, KING'S, LAKESIDE There are some big studs who can do a variety of events. The big question is which events will they do?
Posted on 3/12 8:21 PM | IP: Logged
I think collins can take the 100 meter
Posted on 3/12 9:22 PM | IP: Logged
Wow...very well done! It will be interesting to see how close this is at the end of May!
Posted on 3/13 1:37 PM | IP: Logged
Yes if anyone can beat Fuller it would be Collins. I went with Fuller due to his time of 11.19 in his sophomore year but it could be very close. I guess it will come down to which one improves the most.
Posted on 3/13 10:20 PM | IP: Logged
I don't see any of the Northwest Christian (Lacey) athletes mentioned. The lot of them will contend for everything 400 meters and up, plus the mile relay.
Isn't NW Chr. Lacey a B school? The list was a 1A list if you read the heading.
Posted on 3/21 6:24 PM | IP: Logged
Is Dixon from Forks doing track this year?
Posted on 3/23 12:40 PM | IP: Logged
Lucas Dixon ran for Forks last year but hasn't posted any marks yet this year. His marks from last year do not warrent any state consideration. He is young so might improve quickly but until then he is still unmentionable.
Posted on 3/23 7:54 PM | IP: Logged
Collins looks good.
Posted on 5/5 10:03 PM | IP: Logged
I was going to go event by event and compare here, but that's a tall order! For the most part, Rod...YOU THE MAN!! It was fun to compare your predictions! Thanks!
Posted on 6/1 10:29 AM | IP: Logged
Ok now for 1A Cross Country Predictions. Who are the favorite teams and individuals??? My predictions to follow
Posted on 6/2 10:06 AM | IP: Logged
Predictions and notes (all debatable) Boys Team: 1 Charles Wright, 2 stars but depth may hurt them - 2 Lynden Chr., strong 3 returning but weak #5 - 3 Seattle Chr, return everyone but they will need to improve to take the title - 4 King's, return good 4 but need depth - 5 Lakeside, lose a ton but are always in the mix and return strong three - 6 LaCenter - 7 Ilwaco - 8 Chelan - 9 Zillah - 10 Royal
Boys Individual: - 1 LeBerge, Charles Wright after a big track season he is the man to beat - 2 Piatt, Port Townsend a close second - 3 Crabill, Charles Wright always there but without the big finish - 4 Berry, Lakeside, strong program always produces - 5 toss up between Bear Don't Walk, Nooksack - Tonnemaker, Royal - Cross, Seattle Chr., - Velazques, Cashmere.
Girls Team: 1 King's just barely, return strong 4 - 2 LaCenter a close second, return strong 5 - 3 Chelan could surprise, return strong five - 4 Lakeside always in the mix, return 2 stars with depth - 5 Lynden Chr, good returning pack but lacking frontrunner - 6 Nooksack - 7 Bellevue Chr. - 8 Kiona Benton - 9 Onalaska - 10 Tonasket