Prep Track and Field: Rainier’s Nubbe Sets Two More Records


Rainier swept both sides of a 2B Central League track and field meet at home on Thursday, claiming 180 points on the boys side and 158 points on the girls side to win both handily. 

Onalaska was second in the boys with 93 points and was fifth in the girls with 26 points. Morton/White Pass finished fourth with 43 points and third with 73 points.Mossyrock placed fifth (37 points) and fourth (72).

For Rainier, Jeremiah Nubbe now has the second furthest discus throw in the nation after throwing the disc 189-03 on Thursday, according to He also won the shot put by launching a massive PR of 53-08.

Benjamin Johnson took the 100 meter dash in 11.3 seconds, a personal best. Johnson also took the 200 (24.0), the 400 (57.7) and helped the Rainiers to a second-place finish in the 4x100 relay with Colton Howells, Gabriel Price and Logan Bowers.

Bowers and Price were also a part of the 4x400 relay team, along with Ryan Doidge and Dylan Davis, that won by three seconds in a time of 4:02.1

Doidge, in addition to the relay win, took top honors in the pole vault, clearing a personal best 12 feet, beat teammate Price by three feet. Fellow Mountaineer Thomas Ronne, who also won the triple jump with a leap of 38-09, was tied Price at 9 feet.

For Onalaska, Jacob Russon narrowly took the 300 meter hurdles in 44.6 seconds, a season best. Trevor Blair won the 3200 meter run for the Loggers, finishing in 11 minutes, 48.9 seconds, a personal best.

James McMillion tied with Pe Ell’s Jesse Zard in the high jump as both cleared 5 feet, 2 inches, and Kole Taylor took the long jump for Ony with a leap of 19-01. Conner Blair also set a PR in the triple jump at 34-11.

For Morton-White Pass, Asher Sympson took the 800 meters in a personal best 2:25, and teammate Alex Brown, who finished third in the 800, tied with Doidge in a dead heat in the 1600. Both had a time of 5:00.2.

Mossyrock’s best boys finishes were Kayson Purdy in the 100. He placed second in 12.2, and Miguel Gomez’s runner-up finish in 2:25.2, just 0.2 behind Sympson.

On the girls side, Rainier’s Selena Niemi won the 800 in a season-best 2:37.3. She also won the 1600 unopposed and the 3200 in 13:43.5.

Isabella Holmes’ season-best discus throw of 99-09 was a winner, Kaeley Schultz’s 5-foot high jump earned a win, and Alia Garner’s 9-foot clearance on the pole vault earned top points, as well.

Ony’s best girls finishes were a pair of runners-up. Kelsi Haas turned in a PR in the 300 hurdles, finishing in 1:03.6, and Kara Wright set a personal record in the discus with a throw of 84-04.

For MWP, Jordan Koetje took both the 100 and 200 in times of 13.6 and 28.2, both season bests. Teammate Chloe Kelly won the 400 in 1:12.2, setting a PR in the process.

Katie Salguero of MWP was tops in the shot put, edging Holmes with a 29-11.25 toss.

Mossyrock’s girls ran the relays unopposed, and the team of Emily Edgar, Jillian Courneyer, Caelyn Marshall and Paige Houghtelling finished in 58.3, edging the 1:01.4 of teammates Francis Minchau, Gynn Armstrong, Mirel Rodriguez and Sarah Weist.

Marshall, Courneyer, Olivia Brownell and Houghtelling ran the 4x200 alone and finished in 2:07. Marshall also won the javelin, turning in an 80-foot, 4-inch toss to win comfortably. 

For full results, visit Onalaska visits Wahkiakum on April 13. MWP is at Adna that day, as well. Rainier visits Raymond on April 15 and Mossyrock is off until it hosts the District IV meet on April 15.

Marty Maintains Quick Pace

Nicholas Marty won three races and the Toledo boys track and field team won a six-way meet with Ocosta, Chief Leschi, Willapa Valley and North River at Ilwaco on Thursday with 191 team points. The Indians girls finished fourth with 66 points.

Nicholas Marty set a personal best in the 800 meters in a time of 2 minutes, 7.84 seconds, two seconds faster than second-place Nathan Franks of Willapa Valley.

Marty also took the 1600 in 4:35.33, a season-best, winning by a whopping 20 seconds over Ocosta’s Dylan Todd.

Trey Rego, Wyatt Neff, Carlo Arceo-Hansen and Jacob Marley easily won the 4x100 relay in 48.27, and Marty, Thomas Glass, Tyler Harris and Damion Soto finished second in the 4x400 relay in 4:14.68.

Joshhill Tilton took the discus for the Indians with a personal best of 105 feet, 7 inches, and teammate Wyatt Nef was a close second with a personal record of 103-10.

Nef was tops in the javelin at an even 132 feet, nearly twelve feet ahead of teammate Soto, who finished with a 120-foot, 2-inch toss. Tyler Harris (119-05) was third and freshman Jordan McKenzie (115) was fourth.

Rego led another Indian contingent at the top of the long jump results, turning in a personal best of 18-04.5, nearly a foot ahead of teammate Nef (17-10). Marley (17-09.5) and Arceo-Hansen (17.08.5) followed. Rego also won the triple jump with a 36-08 effort.

On the girls side, Stacie Spahr won the discus with a season-best toss of 89-04, and was also second in the shot put, falling just over a foot short of Ilwaco’s Taylor Dillon’s 32-09 heave.

Sophomore Aleena Bloomstrom was Toledo’s best runner, finishing second in the 200 in a personal-best time of 34.49, three and a half seconds faster than her teammate, freshman Whitney Olson.

For full results, visit Toledo is off until April 13, when it visits Chief Leschi for a league meet.

Dahl Wins Takes 100-Meter Dash

The Napavine finished fourth in both the boys and girls meets on Thursday in a 2B Central League home meet.

Lucas Dahl was the lone Tiger winner, finishing the 100-meter sprint in a personal best 11.41 seconds, edging Montesano’s Hunter Schnoor by about a half a second.

Napavine girls got four second-place finishers, led by senior Vannie Fagerness. Fagerness was second in the long jump (14 feet, 4 inches) and the triple jump (31.07), the latter of which was a personal best.

Calyx Pope was second in the 1600 meters for the Tigers in 6 minutes, 22.55 seconds, just .19 behind race winning Lilly Schweppe of Montesano. Keira O’Neal, a freshman, rounded out Napavine’s runners-up with a personal best high jump of 4-06.

Full results can be found at Napavine will head to Chief Leschi for a league meet on April 13.

Berg’s Four Wins Propels Pirates

Zach Berg won four events (100, 200, 4x100 and 4x400) to help Adna boys take first place at a quad meet Thursday in Stevenson.

The Pirate boys won with 78 team points, followed by Naselle at 66, Stevenson at 58 and Winlock with 24.

Zach Berg won the 100-meter dash in 11.7 and the 200-meter dash in 24.32. Jackson Humphrey won the 800-meter run in 2:20.35. Jordan Stout won the 1600-meter run in 5:25.47. William Ames captured the 110-meter hurdles in 16.45 and the 300-meter hurdles in 45.66.

The Pirates’ 4x100 relay of Willis Ames, Lane Johnson, Jacob Stadjuar and Zach Berg won in a time of 48.94. The 4x400-relay of Willis Ames, Jacob Stadjuar, Jackson Humphrey and Zach Berg also won in a time of 3:55.55. Stadjuar also won the triple jump with a leap of 37-01.

On the girls side, Stevenson won team scores with a 103, Naselle was second with 39, Adna third with 35 and Winlock fourth with 22.

Adna’s Carli Latimer won the 100-meter dash in 14.18, while Faith Wellander won the 300-meter hurdles in 55.48. For Winlock, Cali Scofield won the long jump with a leap of 14-02.

Adna and Winlock each host meets on April 13.