Prep Track: Jeremiah Nubbe Sets State Junior Discus Record


Jeremiah Nubbe’s discus toss of 196-feet Monday in Tenino is the best ever in the State of Washington by a junior athlete, breaking his previous best by two feet and winning the event by a mind-blowing 94 feet.

The Rainier Mountaineers finished second in both the boys and girls competitions in a four-way meet Monday afternoon in Tenino, with 52 points by the boys and 48 by the girls. The host Beavers finished fourth on both sides.

Teammate Matthew Kenney, a freshman, was a distant second with a tos of 102-02.  Nubbe also won the shot put with a personal best of 54-07 and finished second in the javelin, coming in at 137-07. 

Benjamin Johnson won all three sprinting events, finishing the 100 meters in an aided 11.76 seconds, the 200 in an aided 23.96and the 400 in an aided 52.16. The 400 was a season best for the Mountaineers senior. Johnson also anchored the 4x400 relay team to a win with a time of 4:02.81

Ryan Doidge had a good day in middle- and long-distance running, finishing second in the 800 (2:19.68) and 1600 (5:11.19).

Dylan Davis set a personal best in the 3200, turning in a winning time of 11:42.88.

Thomas Ronne was second in the triple jump, setting a PR with a leap of 39-05, and was third in the long jump (18-02).

On the girls side, Selena Niemi won both the 800 and 1600, turning in a personal best time of 2:31.74 in the former event and a season-best 5:48.76 in the latter.

Kaely Schultz won both hurdles events, finishing in 17.50 in the 100-meter variety, and notched a PR with a time of 50.37 in the 300.

Autumn Kenney won the shot put with a toss of 30-08.5, and also finished fifth in the 200 sprint for good measure. She edged teammate Isabella Holmes in the shot by just over a foot. Holmes, meanwhile, set a PR in the discus, spinning for a 103-00 throw.

Tenino’s best boys finish was Gavin Watson’s second-place long jump of 18-07. On the girls side, Alexandra Doig had one of Tenino’s third-place finishes in the 100 with a personal-best time of 16.27. Molly Craig also finished third, this time in the discus, with a PR toss of 88-11.

Rainier is off until the Central 2B League Championships in Kalama on Friday, with the first event starting at 5 p.m. Tenino heads to Montesano for the Evergreen 1A League Meet on Thursday. First event starts at 3:30 p.m.