The Kenai Kardinals girls and boys track and field teams captured both of the team titles at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Track and Field Championships on Saturday on the Homer track.
Girls Borough Track and Field Results
The Kenai girls narrowly outscored the Soldotna girls 162 to 156, lead by a four-victory performance by Allie Ostrander. Ostrander dominated the distance events with victories in the 800, 1600,and 3200; and added a win in the 300 hurdles. Kenai added a first place in the 400M by Kyla Whannell, a first in the 100 hurdles by Beverly Schindler, a first in the high jump for Kiana Harding and a first in the 1600 relay.
The Star girls used depth and multiple top six performances to push the Kardinals. SoHi’s Kiana Hendricks scored the only Star borough championship; however, the SoHi girls recorded 13 second or third place finishes.
The Skyview girls were lead by a four-victory performance by Sidney Roumagoux; as she proved to be the borough’s best sprinter. Sidney won the 100,200, and lead the 4X100 and 4X200 relays. Skyview also received a first-place finish from Marlee Cunningham in the long jump. Cook Inlet Academy added a championship for Madison Orth in the triple jump and Cara Davidson in the discus.
Boys Borough Track and Field Results
The Kenai Kardinal boys track team dominated across the board with victories in the sprints, distance events, field events and relays. Kenai’s Brad Smithwick won the 100 and 200 events; Jonah Theisen raced to victories in the 800 and 1600 meters and brother Jordan Theisen won the 3200 meters, and Lucas Casebeer won the triple jump.
Skyview was lead by Tim Duke’s wins in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles; Micah Hilbish raced to a victory in the 400 meters.
SoHi’s Jay Ulen out-jumped the field in the boys high jump and long jump. CIA’s Zach Taplin won the throws with victories in the shot and discus.
The Region III Track and Field Championships are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11 at Nikiski High School.