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CPHS’s Braeden Schwarz comes in for a landing in the Triple Jump at Friday’s 1B/2B/1A State Track Meet in Cheney. 

CHENEY — Pomeroy’s girls placed third among Class 1B teams participating in the state track and field championships for 1B, 2B and 1A schools that wrapped up Saturday at Eastern Washington University.

The Pirates put up 54.5 points over the three-day event.

Oakesdale won the team title with 97 points and Trout Lake was second with 69.

Pomeroy seniors Tiffany Wessels, Carmen Gingerich, Sydney Smith, and Nikki Halbert teamed up to win both the girls 400 (51.27 seconds) and 800 (1:49.18) relays on Saturday. 

The Pirates’ Destany Herbert was third in the discus (120 feet, one inch), Halbert was fourth in the 200 (27.20) and fifth in the 100 (13.38), Smith finished seventh in the 400 (1:05.21), and Gingerich, Wessels, Smith, and eighth-grader Caitlyn Quarles crossed the finish line seventh in the 1600 relay (4:31.63).

Herbert took second in the shot put (35-2.25) on Friday and teammate Raelin Borley was sixth (32-7).

Pomeroy’s Alex Bremer placed fifth in the pole vault (7-6) on Friday and fellow Pirate Katie Boyer tied for sixth (7-0).

A trio of their male counterparts —  Colton Slaybaugh, Logan Ledgerwood and Sidney Bales — went 2-3-8 in the boys pole vault with marks of 13-3, 12-6, and 11-6, respectively.

DeSales’ Katelyn Hassler excelled in three Class 2B girls events. She won the 400 (59.06), and was fourth in both the 100 hurdles (16.38) and 300 hurdles (47.40).

A quarter of Hassler’s teammates — juniors Kenna Buratto, Holland Buratto, and Lesley Arceo along with eighth-grader Emmalyne Jimenez — finished eighth in the girls 800 relay (1:53.50).

Hassler, Jimenez, Arceo, and Holland Buratto were sixth in the girls 1600 relay (4:17.18).

Kirsten Miller of Dayton-Waitsburg shined in the girls 300 hurdles on Saturday, finishing fifth (48.55).

At the 1A level, College Place’s Madi Weaver took seventh in the girls triple jump (34-2.25) on Saturday. 

Hawks’ Lincoln Mullen and Braeden Schwarz pointed for College Place on Friday. Schwarz was third in the triple jump (42-8) and Mullen finished seventh in the javelin (156-1).

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