West Seattle High's Tollefson finishes strong in AAA track meet
Kris Tollefson of West Seattle High School came through with two big finishes in the 3A girls portion of the state track and field meet.
Tollefson scored a second place finish in the 400-meter dash for the Wildcats with her time of 56.57 seconds and took fifth in the 200 with a 25.85 effort.
In the 3A boys portion of the action held May 24-26 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma, Pepe Hernandez of Chief Sealth finished in a five-way tie for fifth place in the high jump at 6 feet, 4 inches and secured seventh in the long jump at 19-10.25.
Anne Patnode of West Seattle came in seventh in the girls long jump at 16-01.25 and Dominique Prater of Chief Sealth placed 12th in the girls shot put at 35-00.25.
Hila Gross of Chief Sealth was 15th in the girls discus at 84-06.
Nikko Emm of West Seattle took 16th in the boys triple jump at 39-09.50.
Seattle Lutheran also placed athletes in the Class 2B meet held at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.
The West Seattle-based school had Jared Stefanoff place third in the javelin at 172-06 and 15th in the 3,200-meter run in 10:56.07.
RJ Son was ninth for the Saints in the 200-meter dash in a time of 21.31 and 14th in the 100-meter dash in 11.59.
Justin Smith of Seattle Lutheran captured 10th place in the discus with a top throw of 125-00.