High school track and field athletes from around the region compete at Tiger Invite


Battle Ground High School was packed with track and field athletes and fans on Saturday, March 23 for the 2024 Tiger Invite.

Athletes came from Glencoe High School in Hillsboro, Oregon, up to North Thurston High School in Olympia/Lacey to compete in the mix of rain and sunshine. During a sun break, the stadium announcer remarked about the sun making a rare appearance at the invitational but later on in the day a downpour ensued.

Here’s how area athletes fared in the invite — including the top-three placements per event. For a complete list, visit athletic.net/TrackA ndField/meet/516660/results.


Second place, 200 meters, Brandon Nguyen, Ridgefield, 23.26 seconds

First place, 800 meters, Zachary Zamora, Battle Ground, 1:58.58

Second place, 800 meters, Carter Sherry, La Center, 1:59.80

Third place, 800 meters, Evan Hollis, Ridgefield, 2:00.40

Third place, 110 meter hurdles, Calvin Hubbard, 16.61

Second place, 4x100-meter relay, Ridgefield: Brandon Nguyen, Talon Sosky, Bretton Moore and Michael King, 44.18

Second place, 4,000-meter distance medley relay, La Center: Anthony Larkin, 1,200 meters, 3:31.96; 400 meters, Brady Sypher, 54.31; Logan Hubler, 800 meters, 2:05.49; Carter Sherry 1,600 meters, 4:48.03 total: 11.19.81

Second place, shot put, Will Foster, Prairie, 53 feet, .04 inches

Third place, shot put, Wyatt Galipeau, Prairie, 51 feet, 11 inches

Second place, discus, Will Foster, Prairie, 158 feet, .06 inches


Second place, 100 meters, Mckenna Calkins, Ridgefield, 12.62

Second place, 1,600 meters, Danica Allen, Ridgefield, 5:17.98

Second place, 3,200 meters, Lyla Taylor, Hockinson, 11:56.40

Third place, 3,200 meters, Sophia Rogers, Battle Ground, 12.03.55

Second place 4x100 meter relay, Ridgefield: Evie Dreiling, Marlee Buffham, Madison Ruddy, McKenna Calkins, 51.59

Second place, 4,000 distance medley relay, Hockinson: Graysen Aldridge, 1,200 meters, 4:19.89; Julia Ritton, 400 meters, 1:08.47; Brooke Roberts, 800 meters, 2:41.82; Lyla Taylor, 1,600 meters, 5:30.73, total: 13:40.94

Second place, shot put, Collett MacDonald, Woodland, 34 feet, 2.75 inches

Third place, high jump, Gracie Jacoby, Prairie, 4 feet, 10 inches

Second place, pole vault, Celia Racanelli, Hockinson, 9 feet, 06 inches

Third place, pole vault, Sarah Proctor, Ridgefield, 9 feet

Third place, long jump, Allie Draper, Ridgefield, 15 feet, 06.75 inches