Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson competes in the long jump this weekend at Mount Tahoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Port Angeles’ Parker Nickerson competes in the long jump this weekend at Mount Tahoma. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

STATE TRACK AND FIELD: PA's Clark third in javelin, Dunning fourth in high jump

TACOMA — A pair of Port Angeles track and field athletes placed high in their field events at the 2A track and field championships at Mount Tahoma Stadium.

The Roughriders’ Teanna Clark, a district champion, came in third in the girls javelin with a throw of 122 feet, 2 inches. That is just off her district throw of 125-6.

The state champion was Abbey Flerchinger of Shadle Park, who had a throw of 126-8.

Dallas Dunning also placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 6-2. he tied with two other jumpers, but he got fourth place because he made 6-2 in his first try. The top high jump in the state was by Zakeius Hawkins of Anacortes, who leaped 6-4.

Earlier in the state meet on Thursday, Sequim’s Clare Turella won a state championship in the high jump with a jump of 5-2. Also early in the meet, Port Angeles’ Faerin Tate finished sixth in the 100 hurdles in a time of 16.9 seconds.

Track and field results will be updated over the weekend at peninsulanews.us, or you can look in Monday’s e-edition for a roundup of the track and field action at the 1B, 2B, 1A and 2A levels.

Sequim’s Ivy Barrett takes off in the 400 at the 2A state track meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium this weekend. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim’s Ivy Barrett takes off in the 400 at the 2A state track meet at Mount Tahoma Stadium this weekend. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

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