State Track: W.F. West's McCallum, Simper Finish Third, Fourth in State in Javelin


W.F. West’s Kyla McCallum and Kambriah Simper finished third and fourth in the girls javelin, respectively, on Thursday in the 2A state track and field championships.

The three-day event at Mt. Tahoma High School features the top 2A, 3A and 4A athletes in the state and concludes on Saturday.

Tumwater’s Natalie Sumrok won the girls javelin with a toss of 126 feet, 2 inches. McCallum’s best toss came in at 115-01, while Simper’s top throw measured 113-10. North Mason’s Addilyn Varick was second, moving up the board from fifth place with a 116-04 mark on her sixth and final throw.

W.F. West’s Seth Hoff was eighth in the boys long jump at 20-4.25. Lynden’s Troy Petz won the event at 22-02.

Tumwater’s Alyssa Duncan had the fastest time in the preliminary races in the girls 100-meter hurdles at 15.04 seconds. Black Hills’ Olivia Hisaw had the fifth-best preliminary time at 16.07.

W.F. West’s girls 4x400 relay team qualified for Saturday’s finals with a 4:12.92 time. The team (Elaina Koenig, Savanna Bolivar, Emily Mallonee and Amelia Etue) had the seventh-best preliminary mark. Tumwater (Mariah Jett, Annabelle Clapp, Ava Jones and Reese Heryford) had the fourth-best qualifying time in 4:07.74.

The Bearcat girls’ 4x200 relay team — Hodaya Starr, Amanda Bennett, Bolivar and Etue — just missed qualifying for the finals with the ninth-best preliminary time (1:49.29). Tumwater (Jett, Clapp, Jones and Heryford) had the best qualifying time at 1:45.74.

Tumwater’s John Hoffer finished seventh in the state in the boys 1600 with a time of 4:20.21. Selah’s Cooper Quigley set a meet record to finish first in 4:08.89.

Black Hills’ Austin Imsland was 12th in the boys shot put at 44-9.25. 

Tumwater’s Seth Weller had the fourth-best preliminary time in the 110 hurdles at 15.4.