Seven Friday Harbor boys will be competing in the Class 2B Bi-District Track and Field Championships after strong performances at the District 1 Meet Friday, May 11 at Mount Vernon High School. The top three district finishers earn berths to state-qualifying Bi-District at King’s High School Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Friday Harbor senior Zach Porter clears the final hurdle in his 110-meter winning run at the Class 2B District Championships Friday, May 11. Matt Pranger photo
Sophomore Kenny Hallock won the 1600-meter in a personal-best four minutes, 42.36 seconds and finished first in the 800-meter in 2:08.22.
Sophomore Ryan Schaefer finished first in shot put with a PR heave of 40 feet and a half-inch and also won the discus with a toss of 114 feet.
Senior Zach Porter bounded to a first-place and personal-record in the 110 hurdles in :18.28. He also set a PR in the 300 hurdles with a second-place finish of :47.18 and was third in the 200-meter dash in :26.27.
The Friday Harbor 4x100 relay team of Schaefer, senior Dakota Gabler-Brown, sophomore Keegan Bailey and freshman Ryker Mattox finished second in :52.15.
Junior Henry Duke qualified for Bi-District with a runner-up fling of 101-06 in the discus. He finished fourth in the shot with a 36-9.5 attempt — two and a half inches short of the third-place finisher’s effort. He was seventh in the javelin with an 111-05 mark.
Sophomore Thomas Dietz placed sixth in the javelin with a 115-08 throw.