Track Roundup: T-Birds Take to Track at Curtis Relays


The Tumwater track and field team’s boys took second, while the girls finished third at the Curtis Viking Relays in University Place on Saturday.

Host Curtis placed first among the teams in both meets.

Makhi Odoms took first in the boys triple jump with a hop, a skip, and a jump of 40 feet, 5.25 inches, and he also took second in the long jump at 20 feet, 11 inches. Jayden Thomas won the high jump at an even 6 feet, while also tying teammate Kylar Carlson for third in the pole vault at 10 feet, 6 inches. 

On the track, the T-Birds’ best result came in the 4x200 relay, where David Malroy, Jaxon Budd, Brady Bryant, and Blake Kirkpatrick finished in 1:34.54 to place second.

On the girls’ side, two Tumwater relay teams took home first-place finishes. Reese Heryford, Cassidy Hedin, Ava Jones, and Annabelle Clapp teamed up to win the 4x400 relay in 4:13.11. In the distance medley relay, Olivia Ahrens, Rhylee Beebe, Cassidy Hedin, and Selly Beyene won with a time of 13:52.17.

Jones also placed second in the girls 100-meter dash (12.60), while Ahrens was third in the mile (5:43.48).

Wolves Run In BG

The Black Hills track and field team joined a whole host of other schools down in Clark County on Friday, at Battle Ground’s Tiger Invite.

Freshman Mason Burke had the best result for the Wolves, taking third in the boys 3000 meters with a time of 10:30.33. Liam Wall placed sixth in the discus (121 feet, 10 inches) and eighth in the shot put (43 feet, 6 inches).

On the girls’ side, Kennedy Imsland was seventh in the shot put at 31 feet, 2.5 inches and eighth in the discus at 94 feet, 8 inches. Olivia Cammack had the last top-10 result of the afternoon, leaping 13 feet, 11 inches in the long jump to finish 10th.