Sign up is up for the annual IHS XC Start of Season BBQ year! It will be Weds Aug 23rd 6:00-8:30, with Weds Aug 30th as a back up in case of inclement weather. This is an all inclusive BBQ for runners, coaches and parents. The Putney’s are hosting and providing the hamburgers, chicken burgers, veggie burgers and hot dogs. Please include the number of people coming so that they can accurately plan.
Congratulations to Joe Nelson, as he has set a NEW school record in the decathlon by 178 points at the State Multi-Event Championships at Lake Steven’s HS! The previous mark was set in 2015 by Ray Littles. Here are Joe’s marks:
110m Hurdles (post high school height): 18.36
Shot Put (post high school size – 16lb): 29’7
Discus (post high school size – 2kg): 87’5
High Jump: 6’2
Long Jump: 21’5
Pole Vault: 8’10
Many meet records were set this past weekend, and although Issaquah didn’t capture one (although the girls 4×200 did break the past meet record along with Union and Tahoma) , the team had some individuals PR’s, as well as School Records.
Joe – cleared 6’3 in the High Jump for 6th place
Joey – 155’3 for 4th place in the discus
Siarfo – 7th place finish in the Long Jump with a leap of 17’9 3/4
Luke – placed 10th in the 800 prelims
Sami – took 4th place in the 800m 2:13.39
Elise – placed 3rd in the 400 56.90
Mackenzie – placed 7th in the 400 59.96
Nikki – took 4th in the 200 with a PR of 24.45 and breaking the SCHOOL RECORD by .09
Siarfo – 5th place finish in the 100H 14.94 after setting a PR in the prelims 14.76
Nikki – set a NEW SCHOOL RECORD in the 100H prelims 14.25
4×200 team of Siarfo, Mackenzie, Elise and Nikki bettered the SCHOOL RECORD with a 3rd place finish of 1:38.93
4×400 team of Mackenzie, Katie, Sami and Elise finished 3rd with a time of 3:53.70
4×400 boys team of Spencer, Garrett, Luke and Joe finished 4th with a time of 3:26.3
Joe – placed 4th in the Long Jump with a PR of 22’9
Nikki – placed 6th in the High Jump at 5’2
Kenna – took home 9th place in the 3200 in a time of 11:23.5
Full meet results: State Results
Fantastic job to both teams! Thank you to the alternates, friends and families that came out and supported the team. Please make sure to wash and turn in your uniforms Tuesday.
With the closing of day 1 in the books, both the boys and the girls team performed very well.
Nikki and Siarfo both qualified in the 100mH, setting personal records as well as a school record for Nikki. Nikki broke the previous record (14.38) that she set in 2016, with a personal best of 14.25. Siarfo set a personal best 14.76. Her previous best was 15.04
The 4×200 team of Siarfo, Mackenzie, Elise and Nikki qualified for the finals set for Saturday morning. They are the #2 seed heading into finals behind Union.
The 4×400 team of Mackenzie, Katie, Sami and Elise qualified as well and are the #2 seed advancing to finals behind Union.
In the 1600m, Sami placed 6th with a time of 5:03.63
Luke placed 5th in the 1600m with a time of 4:17.47
The 4×400 team of Spencer, Garrett, Luke and Joe captured the final qualifying spot with another opportunity to improve their season best time, 3:26.55.
Joey Jensen took 8th place in the boys Shot Put with a PR of 50’4.75! This is a 2ft PR for Joey! He finally got over the 50′ barrier!
Joe Nelson placed 5th in the Triple Jump with a PR of 44’10.75 A little over 9″ for Joe!
Congratulations to everyone that competed today and good luck tomorrow!
Day 1 results Day 1
Tracy has free tickets and will bring them to the Awards banquet.
It’s that time of year! Track season is in full swing, and golden tickets have been sent to the nation’s top high school track athletes. Brooks will host the annual PR Invite on June 17th at Shoreline Stadium in Seattle! The first event will kick-off at 1:30 p.m. PST on the 17th.
The meet will have a DJ, food trucks, and t-shirts and swag for the first 1,000 attendees. If you missed last year’s PR Invite, check out the highlights here.
Both the boys and the girls teams competed very well on Day 1, with several earning a spot to the State meet next weekend in Tacoma. The top two performers in each event qualify for the State meet. The following athletes have extended their season for another week:
Joey Jensen – 1st place in the shot put (lifetime PR 48’9)
Joe Nelson – 1st place in the triple jump
Luke George – 1st place in the mile (lifetime PR 4:16.51)
Sami Corman – 1st place in the 1600
Nikki Stephens – 1st place in the high jump
Siarfo Abekah – 1st place in the long jump
Congratulations to all of those that competed today.
Simon Treppenhauer – 6th place in shot put (lifetime PR by 7 feet, 41’7.5!)
Trent Zent – 4th in javelin
Katie Riley – 4th place in the 1600 (lifetime PR by 12 seconds, 5:05.8!)
Kenna Clawson – 5th place in the 1600 (season PR 5:08.36)
Lauren Haas – 7th place in the 1600
Claire Wilfong – tied for 4th in high jump
Becca Bakony – tied for 7th in high jump
Ellie Grudin – tied for 8th in pole vault
Remember the bus leaves from the back of the stadium at 9am! Please park in the main parking lot of the school, as the back is reserved for Relay for Life.