Luciano Marano | Bainbridge Island Review - Senior Jakob Mathisen puts the shot for Bainbridge.

Luciano Marano | Bainbridge Island Review - Senior Jakob Mathisen puts the shot for Bainbridge.

Spartan track stars soar, sprint to home turf glory at three-school meet

The penultimate home meet saw the Bainbridge High School track and field team continue in their so-far stellar season, setting new personal and school records and snagging top spots in many events on both the men and women’s side.

Athletes from Eastside Catholic and Cleveland converged at the island stadium Thursday, April 26.

Highlights among the island women included seven of the top nine finishers in the 100-meters: Emma Brundige (first), Morgan Dierickx (second, 14.02, a personal record), Elana Dorsey (third), Capri Fain (fourth), Sarah Salot (fifth), Mataya George (sixth, 15.55, a personal record), and Elena Conklin (eighth).

BHS also sported eight of the top 10 finishers in the 200-meters: Emma Brundige (first), Morgan Dierickx (fourth, 28.46, a personal record), Natalie Taylor )fifth, 28.52, a personal record), Elana Dorsey (sixth), Reese Hill (seventh), Hannah Tonsman (eighth, 30.17, a personal record), Capri Fain (ninth, 30.57, a new school record), and Zoe Lim (10th).

All three of the top finishers in the 400-meters were also Spartans: McKenzie Korican (first, 1:02.83, a new school record), Reese Hill (second, 1:06.79, a personal record), and Zoe Lim (third, 1:08.63, a personal record).

In the 800-meters, Anna Scott took second place and set a new school record (2:27.64), and Mataya George (third, 2:45.12) and Elena Conklin (fourth, 3:08.04) both set personal records as well.

Hannah Tonsman took first in the 1600-meters (5:28.25); Capri Fann took second in the 300-meter hurdles (56.99); Charlotte Bourgeois took first in the shot put and set a personal record (64-07) in discus; Brooke Taylor took fourth in the high jump; Keegan Daniels and Alathea Pippinger finished first and third, respectively, in pole vault; and Emma Brundige and Charlotte Bourgeois finished first and second, respectively, in the long jump.

Highlights among the island men included Andrew Frankie Owen and Evan Kimmerlein finished first and second (12.14, a personal record), respectively, in the 100-meters. Five of the top 10 finishers in the 200-meters were from Bainbridge (and all set personal records); Evan Kimmerlein (second), Kyle Hammer (fourth), Christian Nong Kingombe (sixth), Ari Jabloner (seventh), and Akio Hansen (ninth).

Bainbridge boasted four of the top 10 finishers in the 400-meters: Carlo Ruggiero (first, 51.09, a personal record), Kyle Hammer (second), Leander von Specht (fourth, 53.36, a personal record), and Sean Lindsey (seventh, 55.92, a personal record).

Aidan Cantine finished first in the 800-meters, and Jacob Tomer (2:20.57, a personal record) and Micah Glasby (2:30.49, a personal record) finished fifth and sixth, respectively.

Four of the five top finishers in the 1600 were from Bainbridge: Steven Albergine (first, 5:16.37, a personal record), Micah Glasby (second, 5:21.28, a personal record), Ethan Glasby (fourth, 5:52.82, a personal record), and Josiah McDaniel (fifth, 6:16.31 a personal record).

Jacob Mathisen set a new personal record (41-05.50) and took first place in the shot put.

Akio Hansen and Casey Langsjoen finished first and second in the triple jump.

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