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Several races were extremely competitive; Nance wins four events.
Greg Nance once again won four events, while Riley Meidell, Chance Quinlan, Carlo Ruggiero, Ian Matthews and Soren Ferguson all won three times at Mondays All-Comers track meet.
The meet also featured exceptionally competitive distance races, with six entrants dipping under two minutes, 16 seconds in the 800 meters and five minutes in the 1600 meters.
Nearly 200 entrants took advantage of ideal weather conditions.
Event coordinator Jim Whiting also reported that a camera crew from KING-TV was there to do a piece on the event. It will run on the 5 p.m. edition of KING News this Friday.
The series continues through August 27 at the high school track.
50 Meters. Girls 3 & under: Meryl Hubbard 13.15, Georgia Bates and Hannah Gray (tie) 15.75, Jennifer Westphal 17.34; Girls 4: Lauren Degall 11.72, Grace Dozeman 12.68, Ariella Tice 12.71; Girls 5: Bella Jackson and Matty May Dunham (tie) 9.82, Victoria Gray 10.05, Kyra Copeland 10.50; Girls 6: Anna Geilfuss 9.66, Jianna Kaufman 10.03, Kaylee Andrews 10.41; Girls 7: Jenna Tabisola 8.94, Maggie Sweeney 9.69, Sophie Crandall 10.32; Girls 8: Carly Tizzano 8.93, Glynnis Marcus 9.64, Carina Laukaitis 10.75; Girls 9: Hannah Brubeck 8.25, Aerin Amore 8.39, Katie Usellis 8.85; Girls 10-11: Riley Meidell 7.31, Lindsay Wienkers 8.19, Alex Bredy 8.34; Boys 3 & under: Chance Quinlan 12.63, Jacques Defawe 13.44, Damoni Greenawalt 15.70; Boys 4: Isaac Agnew and Austin Coupland (tie)12.13, Nicolas Cachules 12.30; Boys 5: Jackson Beerman 9.91, Dylan Kobs 9.93, Thomas Defawe 10.84; Boys 6: Carlo Ruggiero 8.84, Laine Pickell 9.75, Joey Tabisola 10.03; Boys 7: Ian Matthews 8.34, John Tye Ahearne 9.30, Mario David Rowe and Craig Martins (tie) 9.53; Boys 8: Cole Brundige 8.47, Gregory Williams 8.52; Boys 9-10: Soren Ferguson 7.47, Trent Schulte 8.17, Carter Daniels 8.19; Boys 11-12: (unknown) 7.66, Paris Amore and Jimmy Swaka (tie) 8.24, Cory Daniels 8.28; Mens open: Greg Nance 5.96, Adam Cromie 7.25.
100 Meters. Girls 3 & under: Meryl Hubbard 29.41, Siena Levan 33.35, Jennifer Westphal 35.59; Girls 4: Ariella Tice and Grace Doseman 24.37, Lauren Degall 26.26, Sarah Salot 27.60; Girls 5: Bella Jackson 20.81, Matty May Dunham 21.02, Kyra Coupland 22.06; Girls 6: Anna Geilfuss 19.94, Grace Hansen 21.51, Kaylee Andrews 21.85; Girls 7: Jenna Tabisola 19.15, Maggie Sweeney 20.50, Sophie Crandall 21.16; Girls 8: Carly Tizzano 18.03, Glynnis Marcus 20.19, Carina Laukaitis 24.20; Girls 9: Hannah Brubeck 16.47, Aerin Amore 17.40, Katie Usellis 17.53; Girls 10-11: Riley Meidell and Lindsay Wienkers (tie) 14.84, Caroline Bredy 16.76, Alex Bredy 16.94; Boys 3 & under: Chance Quinlan 24.28, Jacques Defawe 28.15, Damoni Greenawalt 35.15; Boys 4: Isaac Agnew 22.28, Ben Robinson 24.70, Austin Coupland 26.72; Boys 5: Jackson Beerman 21.09, Thomas Defawe 22.36, Dylan Kobs 23.34; Boys 6: Carlo Ruggiero 19.41, Sean Lindsay 21.28, Joey Tabisola 21.37; Boys 7: Jan Matthews 17.06, Mario David Rowe 18.40, John Tye Ahearne 18.47; Boys 8: Cole Brundige 16.81, Gregory Williams 17.75, Jacob Chymiy 17.79; Boys 9-10: Soren Ferguson 15.00, Trent Schulte 15.77, Carter Daniels 16.53; Boys 11-12: Henry Wienkers 15.47, Cory Daniels 16.20, Jimmy Swaka 16.34; Mens open: Greg Nance 11.78, Gary Wright 18.03.
200 Meters. Girls 3-4: Grace Dozeman and Sarah Salot 57.34, Ariella Tice 1:03.00, Meryl Hubbard 1:05.41; Girls 5-6: Anna Geilfuss 43.03, Grace Hansen 47.60, Kaylee Andrews 47.94; Girls 7-8: Carly Tizzano 40.47, Maggie Sweeney 45.74, Glynnis Marcus 47.90; Girls 9-10: Riley Meidell 32.54, Lindsay Wienkers 32.63, Aerin Amore 37.12; Girls 11-13: Isabel Ferguson 32.93, Sarah Berschinski 33.43, Caroline Bredy 35.69; Boys 3-4: Chance Quinlan 1:00.50, Jacques Defawe 1:02.oo, Brennan Krantz 1:04.66; Boys 5-6: Carlo Ruggiero 42.25, Thomas Defawe 47.60, Sean Lindsay 48.10; Boys 7: Ian Matthews 37.40, Craig Martins 39.24, Liam Kobs 39.44; Boys 8: Ben Hansen 43.81, Sean Sweeney (no time); Boys 9-10: Soren Ferguson 31.85, Trent Schulte 34.92, Peter Lindsey 35.43; Boys 11-13: Harry OConnell and Henry Wienkers 31.25, Ryan Dougherty 32.23, Cory Daniels 35.32; Mens open: Greg Nance 24.00, Derek Schruhl 26.82, Adam Cromie 28.75.
400 Meters. Womens open: Lindsay Wienkers 1:24.50, Caroline Bredy 1:29.00, Riley Meidell 1:29.63; Mens open: Greg Nance 1:07.72, Cory Daniels 1:21.00, Jimmy Swaka and Carter Daniels 1:26.09.
800 Meters. Womens open: Sylvia Stellmacher 2:58.60, Kelley OBrien 3:24.00; Mens open: Bevan Taylor 2:10.16, Andy Wagner 2:11.00, Brendan Schruhl 2:13.19.
1600 Meters. Womens open: Isabel Ferguson 6:07.87, Rose Defawe 6:37.00, Kelley OBrien 7:25.18; Mens open: Bevan Taylor 4:43.55, John Wojtech 4:46.00, Brendan Schruhl 4:47.32.
4 x 100 Relay. Lindsay Wienkers, Aerin Amore, Caroline Bredy, Riley Miedell 1:10.71; Trent Schulte, Peter Lindsey, Cory Daniels, Carter Daniels 1:11.00; Andy Geilfuss, Anna Geilfuss, Juliette Geilfuss, Maggie Sweeney 1:22.22.
4 x 400 Relay: Todd Petrovich, Greg Nance, Theo Hunt, Bevan Taylor 3:52.88; Brent Groulick, Brendan Schruhl, John Wojtech, Andy Wagner 4:02.09; Aaron Newman, Derek Schruhl, Adam Cromie, Kelley OBrien 4:51.75.
Joggers Mile. Mariann Tonder ran exactly predicted time; Peter Vosshall, -7; Cory Daniels, -13.
Tennis team makes finals
The Bainbridge Athletic Club tennis team reached the finals of the 2007 USTA Adult League Pacific Northwest Section Tennis Championships in Portland, Ore. last weekend.
64 teams competed in various locations in the Portland area, such as the Mountain Park Racquet Club, West Hills Racquet and Fitness Club, Tualatin Hills Tennis Center and the Sunset Athletic Club.
The adult womens 3.0 tennis team defeated Tri-City Country Club 3-2 on the first day, then beat Alaska Club-Anchorage 3-2 on the second day.
But in the finals, they lost to Valley Athletic Club of Olympia 5-0.
The team was made up of several players who competed in singles and doubles matches.
The BAC team made it to the sectional tournament by winning their league title.
The captain of the team was Susanne Furner.
BIYSC gives boot to bottle
The Bainbridge Island Youth Soccer Club is choosing a side on the debate between drinking tap versus bottled water.
The organization recently started a campaign to ask members to bring a refillable water bottle to games and practices and reduce their use of single use bottles.
BIYSC officials want to cut down on the litter of the bottles after their games and help the environment.
The decision comes at a time when the debate to drink from the tap or purchase bottled water at the store is growing larger.
Many restaurants around the country are choosing to serve tap water instead of making bottled water available.
Aquafina, the largest seller of bottled water, recently announced they get their water from public water sources instead of a special location.
San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order last month preventing city departments from purchasing bottled water to save taxpayers money and help the environment.
In New York City, the government recently started a campaign to get people to drink from the tap rather than buy bottled water.
According to the flyer the BIYSC is giving out, the bottled water industry is now doing $100 billion dollars in business every year.
To make the bottles, 1.5 million barrels of oil are used annually, enough to fuel 100,000 cars for a year.
For every one million bottles of water that are manufactured and shipped to consumers, 18.2 tons of carbon dioxide emissions are pumped into the air.
For more info, visit www.bisyc.com.
Sign up now for golf scramble
Signups are still going on for the 11th annual Summer Golf Scramble tomorrow at Wing Point Golf and Country Club.
Per-player cost for the tournament is only $105 and includes cart, green fees, one qualifying attempt at the $25,000 putting contest, (a second qualifying putt will cost you $5), a chance at a hole-in-one valued at $20,000 and two other hole-in-one opportunities.
There will also be cash prizes of more than $3,000, a box lunch, a banquet dinner, raffle prizes, mulligans, a live auction with prizes and other surprises.
Player applications are available at the Chamber of Commerce office or on the Chambers web site at www.bainbridgechamber.com.