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Track and field: Ailing Davis falters in high jump

The discussion never centered around advancing to the West Central/Southwest Bi-District track and field meet.

For South Kitsap senior Isaiah Davis, talk surrounded who might be his primary challenger for the Class 4A state high-jump title.

But that ended Friday afternoon when Davis was unable to clear the 6-foot pole in the 4A Narrows League track and field championships at Joe Knowles Field.

His season was over – in that event.

“It’s not the finish I would like, but it’s over now,” Davis said. “It just wasn’t meant to be. I try and not beat myself up over it because I have three other events.”

South coach Joanne Warren said Davis has been battling a virus.

“He’s been sick and it looks like his balance – he wasn’t in the right place at the right time,” she said. “He hit it with his shoulder, which he never does.”

It was not all negative for Davis, though. Two days earlier, he won the long jump with a leap of 22 feet – 2 inches ahead of Gig Harbor’s Brandon Gagliardi.

“Now he can really focus on the long jump,” Warren said. “It really has been a secondary thing for him.”

Junior Kelsie Forcier had perhaps the most dominant performance for the Wolves. On Wednesday, she defended her Narrows title in the shot put with a throw of 34-11.

“It was really rainy,” Forcier said. “Everything was really slick, but I did my best.”

The second day of the league meet came even easier to her. Forcier’s top throw of 121 feet in the discus was more than 15 inches better than her nearest competitor.

“I did a lot better warming up than I usually do,” Forcier said.

The top four placers in each event advance to districts next week at Mount Tahoma.

“I’m just stoked to go onto districts and see what I can do there,” Forcier said. “It gives you a sense that you’re one of the best.”

She said she plans to work on her technique before districts. Forcier said she benefits from competing in districts and at state in 2010.

“Last year I was terrified,” she said. “I’m calm now.”

Davis and Forcier will be joined by 10 teammates Friday and Saturday at districts at Mount Tahoma. Two others finished second, including seniors Ashlee Becker (9-06) in the pole vault and Bethany Sanchez in the long jump (17-05 ½).

Class 4A Narrows League meet

Top four placers advance to West Central/Southwest Bi-District track and field meet

Girls

200-1, Sarah Hartwell (BP) 25.37; 2, Brenna Thompson (SHE) 26.26; 3, Amanda Wilson (SK) 26.4; 4, Alexis Fesenbek (OLY). 400-1, Hannah Derby (BP) 59.8; 2, Thompson (SHE) 59.84; 3, Maria Abando (STA) 1:00.48; 4, Katherine Frame (GH) 1:00.85. 800-1, Kelly Williams (GH) 2:19.07; 2, Daryl Phill (BP) 2:19.11; 3, Derby (BP) 2:19.83; 4, Maegan Tracy (STA) 2:24.18. 1,600-1, Maureen Tremblay (GH) 5:12.24; 2, Williams (GH) 5:13.09; 3, Casey Lyons (STA) 5:13.22; 4, Phill (BP) 5:14.24. 3,200-1, Tremblay (GH) 11:24.74; 2, Lyons (STA) 11:29.14; 3, Jessica Peterson (SK) 11:32.19; 4, Jordan Thurston (BP) 11:32.19. 100 hurdles-1, Dallas Edge (GH) 16.37; 2, Suzanna Barnett (STA) 16.89; 3, Sarah Lacey (SK) 17.19; 4, Monika Fairley (OLY) 17.51. 300 hurdles-1, Samantha Dowling (BP) 46.05; 2, Edge (GH) 46.46; 3, Lacey (SK) 47.42; 4, Michaela Rubenstein (CK) 47.95. 400 relay-1, Central Kitsap 50.23; 2, South Kitsap 50.84; 3, Olympia 51.01; 4, Stadium 51.2. 800 relay-1, Central Kitsap 1:43.84; 2, Bellarmine Prep 1:45.03; 3, Shelton 1:46.21; 4, Stadium 1:46.95. 1,600 relay-1, Bellarmine Prep 3:56.64; 2, Gig Harbor 3:59.46; 3, Stadium 4:00.13; 4, South Kitsap 4:03.05. High jump-1, Courtney Jost (GH) 5-02; 2, Tayler Fettig (OLY) 5-02; 3, Molly Peters (OLY) 5-0; 4, Naphtali Ward (GH) 4-08. Pole vault-1, Annie Fitchet (SHE) 10-07; 2, Ashlee Becker (SK) 9-06; 3, Andrea Clarke (OLY) 8-06; 4, Thunder Braun (CK) 8-06. Long jump-1, Jost (GH) 17-05 ½; 2, Bethany Sanchez (SK) 17-05 ½; 3, Holly Trunk (GH) 16-03 ½; 4, Larisa Robic (BP) 16-02 ½. Triple jump-1, Jost (GH) 34-10; 2, Hayley Vivian (GH) 33-05; 3, Elle Walters (STA) 33-0; 4, Chelsi Swanson (SK) 32-09 ½. Shot put-1, Kelsie Forcier (SK) 34-11; 2, Tina Atonio (STA) 34-00 ¾; 3, Karen Bulger (OLY) 33-06 ¾; 4, Shelby Jackson (SK) 32-11 ½. Discus-1, Forcier (SK) 121-0; 2, Hannah Fabert (GH) 105-04; 3, Briana Carlin (BP) 103-08; 4, Alaura Jones (SHE) 102-0.

Boys

100-1, Michael Rector (BP) 11.0; 2, Justin Browne (GH) 11.33; 3, Dominic Boddie (SK) 11.39; 4, Darrius Leaphart (MT) 11.62. 200-1, Rector (BP) 21.8; 2, Nick Lanier (GH) 22.89; 3, Austin Roth (OLY) 23.02; 4, Tyler Kahl (CK) 23.08. 400-1, Michael Thomas (CK) 50.65; 2, Ryan Adams (SHE) 51.3; 3, Derek Titus (BP) 51.32; 4, Sean Dennis (GH) 51.41. 800-Will Drinkwater (GH) 1:58.52; 2, Zackery Weber (CK) 2:00.6; 3, Wes Jones (MT) 2:01.07; 4, Brendan Franz (BP) 2:01.46. 1,600-1, Nate Brennand (OLY) 4:17.54; 2, Drinkwater (GH) 4:18.93; 3, Casey Peloquin (GH) 4:20.66; 4, Wolfgang Beck (GH) 4:22.46. 3,200-1, Brennand (OLY) 9:32.97; 2, Peloquin (GH) 9:38.57; 3, Beck (GH) 9:40.04; 4, Matt Baer (BP) 9:48.35. 110 hurdles-1, Rondie Pate (MT) 15.84; 2, Kainen Bell (STA) 16.61; 3, Bryan Larson (GH) 16.68; 4, Deandre Baines (MT) 16.76. 300 hurdles-1, Titus (BP) 40.3; 2, Bell (STA) 40.92; 3, Brian Wambaa (MT) 41.24; 4, Aaron Cheng (BP) 41.45. 400 relay-1, Bellarmine Prep 43.32; 2, Gig Harbor 43.35; 3, South Kitsap 43.7; 4, Olympia 45.09. 1,600 relay-1, Central Kitsap 3:23.23; 2, Bellarmine Prep 3:25.95; 3, South Kitsap 3:26.26; 4, Mount Tahoma 3:27.29. High jump-1, Josh Traylor (MT) 6-08; 2, Pate (MT) 6-04; 3, Jack Schorno (OLY) 6-02; 4, Tre’ Fisher (SHE) 6-02. Long jump-1, Isaiah Davis (SK) 22-0; 2, Brandon Gagliardi (GH) 21-09 ½; 3, Justin Browne (GH) 21-08 ¼; 4, Pate (MT) 21-00 ¾. Triple jump-1, Roman Hurst (SHE) 43-08; 2, Hunter Trunk (GH) 43-05 ½; 3, Traylor (MT) 43-01 ½; 3, Justin Browne (GH) 43-01 ½. Shot put-1, Cody Tarver (SHE) 48-06 ¼; 2, Phoung Truong (MT) 48-05 ¼; 3, Tyler Ambrose (GH) 48-02; 4, Samuel Hacker (GH) 45-03. Discus-1, Truong (MT) 149-0; 2, Chris Garnatz (BP) 145-03; 3, Griffin Boudia (OLY) 142-07; 4, Steven Pavlik (SK) 139-05. Javelin-1, Quinn Hale (BP) 205-02; 2, Jon Ownby (SHE) 169-08; 3, Jeff Cox (CK) 169-0; 4, Shaq Blair (CK) 160-02.

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