Washougal track teams beat R.A. Long in non-league meet

Johnson gets four stars

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Kaitlyn Johnson (left) captured first place for Washougal in the 100, 200 and the triple jump Thursday, in Longview.

Kaitlyn Johnson delivered a four-star performance for the Washougal girls track and field team Thursday, at Longview Memorial Stadium.

The senior earned first place in the 100-meter dash, with a time of 12.99 seconds, 200 dash, in 27.57 seconds, and the triple jump, with a leap of 29 feet, 8 inches. Johnson also helped her sister Kari, RaeAnn Allen and Paige Roberts win the 800 relay in 2:04.14.

The Panther girls defeated R.A. Long 79-59 in the non-league meet.

Kari Johnson finished first in the 100 hurdles (17.73) and the long jump (14-4). Michelle Greear grabbed first in the discus (98-4) and second in the shot put (32-9). Mackenzie Pfeifer placed first in the javelin (98-6) and third in the shot put (30-7.5). Allen, Erin Locke, Polly Pace and Christina Murray earned first in the 400 relay (57.7). Karina Miller claimed first in the 3,200 (13:29.63).

Roberts grabbed second in the 400 (1:07.8), Meredith Collins clinched second in the 800 (2:51.9), Locke took second in the pole vault (7-6) and Stacey Cuff finished second in the long jump (13-4). Pace placed third in the high jump (4-6), Allen snagged third in the pole vault (7-6) and Morgan Rodgers grabbed third in the discus (89-9.5).

The Washougal boys beat R.A. Long 100-44, behind an all-around effort by Joe Harris.

The senior finished first in the 110 hurdles (15.27) and the triple jump (39-1.25). He also took second place in the discus (132-10) and the shot put (43-4).

Sean Eustis earned first in the 3,200 (10:06) and second in the 1,600 (4:53.86), while Isaac Stinchfield won the 1,600 (4:32). Eustis and Stinchfield helped Jacob Bowen and Anthony Savage win the 1,600 relay (4:01).

Austin Tofell, Randy Gubser, Donald Holbert and Adam Thomas finished first in the 400 relay (46.42). Thomas also took first in the long jump (18-11.25) and the pole vault (12-6), while Tofell won the javelin (140-10).

Bowen grabbed first in the 300 hurdles (48.48), Josh Banks took first in the 400 (56.28) and Geer McGee earned first in the 800 (2:17.49). Donald Hobert placed second in the 200 (24.9) and third in the 100 (11.9). Caleb Economides clinched second in the javelin (126-2) and Tim Tran finished second in the triple jump (33-6.25).

Washougal competes in the Gorge Invitational Saturday, April 13, at Stevenson High School. The Panthers host R.A. Long for their first home meet on Tuesday, April 16, at Fishback Stadium. That will also be a league meet.