West Seattle High School's Cass Elliott showed his speed by breaking the record for the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in the state Class 3A meet.

West Seattle's Elliott breaks hurdles record

By Tim Clinton

Cass Elliott of West Seattle broke his way into the state Class 3A record books to highlight the area performances at the higher classification track and field meet held at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Elliott won the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in a time of 37.11 seconds, snapping the previous record of 37.65 set by Capital's Jeff Allen in 1994.

Elliott also took eighth in the 110-meter high hurdles event with a time of 15.39.

Also making the winner's circle was the Mount Rainier foursome of Brian Pearson, J.J. Young, Tevin Johnson and Bryant Welch in the boys 4A 1,600-meter relay in a time of 3:21.62 that was not a record.

Chloe Cunliffe of West Seattle took second in the girls 3A pole vault at 12-feet, 00.00 inches and fifth in the long jump at 17-05.50.

Elijan Jackson of Chief Sealth also enjoyed a big day, taking third in the boys 3A long jump at 22-10.75, sixth in the high jump at 6-02.00 and eighth in the triple jump at 43-08.00.
Aiden Bosco of Mount Rainer raced to third place in the 4A 300 hurdles with a time of 37.93 and teammate Terrell Grier took fourth in the 110 hurdles in 14.65.

Kaylea Harris of Mount Rainier finished fifth in the girls 4A 300 hurdles in 44.87 and Moeshana Maiava of Foster came in fifth in the girls 2A shot put at 37-01.00.

Quinn Wiley of Chief Sealth was sixth in the girls 3A 300 hurdles in 45.46 and Mount Rainier's Young snagged sixth in the boys 4A javelin at 180-06.

Chief Sealth came in seventh in the girls 3A 400 relay in 50.38 and eighth in the girls 800 relay in 1:52.82.
Solie Grantham of Mount Rainier was eighth in the girls 4A triple jump at 37-00.00 and Mount Rainier's Welch came in eighth in the 200-meter dash for the 4A boys in 21.87.

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