2A Ladies Track & Field Preview!
Sprinters – Last season freshmen Ava Kruckenberg (Ridgefield) & Kathryn Chapin (RA Long) battled it out in the 100 & 200 meter with Ava just edging out Kathryn in both events. With a year under their belts and a full offseason, they return to battle it out once again. As well in the 400 & 800 meter another freshmen duo battled for 2nd & 3rd with the Senior 1st place finisher graduating Madison Ruddy (Ridgefield) & Jamie Maas (Washougal) returning to duel in both events for the top spot. For the 1600 meter Sydnee Boothby (Washougal) took 2nd but aiming for the top of the podium she will battle teammate and first-place finisher in the 3200 meter Elle Thomas (Washougal) in both events for a first-place finish.
Hurdling their way past the competition Erica Snyder (Mark Morris) returns primed to take the top spot in the 100 meter hurdles & returning champ in the 300 meter hurdles is Emma Fisher (Mark Morris) ready to defend her title.
Relays separated by mere 10ths of a second will be tight as always with new faces in the mix it is up in the air as to who takes the crown.
Throwers – Isabela Juhl (Washougal) returning in the Discus looking to stake her claim at the top, as well in the Shotput however Harling Flores (Ridgefield) wants to improve from 2nd in the shotput & discus to 1st place
in her senior year and has the tools to do so!
For the Javelin Kelli Krsul (Ridgefield) is ready to take over the top spot as she outthrew everyone in the field that returns this season.
Jumpers – In the High Jump Sydney George (Woodland) & Carissa DeLaRocha (Washougal) tied at 5ft, this year both return to see who will be atop the podium. While in the Long Jump Ava Kruckenberg (Ridgefield) looks to show she is not just a sprint but going to be the newly crowned long jumper in 2A. Triple Jump looks to be Erica Snyder (Mark Morris) for the taking with the Final Event of Pole Vault going to defending champ Kathryn Chapin (RA Long).
Get ready for another wild year of Track & Field, its going to be another year of battling amongst the 1’s & 2’s of 2A!!!