(Tacoma, WA) The Pierce County League’s Track and Field Boys Championships began last Wednesday afternoon at Mount Tahoma Stadium, it was day 1 of a 2 day event. The 7 teams, Bonney Lake, Lakes, Lincoln, Mount Tahoma, Spanaway Lake, Stadium and Wilson competed in half of the events on day 1 and completed the meet on Friday, April 30.

On Day 1 the field events that were completed were the Discus, Long Jump and Pole Vault and in the running events the 110m hurdles, 100m dash, 1600m run, 4×100 relay and 400m dash. Day 2 on Friday, April 30 the field events are the Javelin, Shot Put, High Jump and Triple Jump. The running events include the 300m Hurdles, 800m run, 200m dash, 3200m run and 4×400 relay.

Link to full broadcasts from each day on the NFHS Network

The Lakes team was well rounded scoring in 14 of the 17 events. Cruize Corvin led the scoring with 28 individual points winning the 3200 in dominate fashion and placing 2nd in the 1600 by 1/100th of a second and being part of the winning 4×400 relay team. David Wells had a strong meet as well competing in 4 events racking up 25 points with his top finish in the High Jump winning it at 6-feet, a personal best. Aslan-James Fraser, Marquez Thompson, Brendan Oury, Alexander Trevino all had solid meets in running events. In the field events only Wells won an event but Justin Green, Kelvin Squires II and Richard Service placed 2nd.

Spanaway Lake stood out with their performances led by Charles McQueen with 2 dominate wins in the 100m and 200m. McQueen won by 2/10ths of a second in the 100 and a clear winner by 4/10ths in the 200m and was pulling away at the end of both races. They also won the 4×100 relay and Vince Carbonell won the Long Jump with a PR and the only competitor to top 20-feet at 20-02.75. Carbonell also had a pair of 2nd place finishes in the hurdle events and part of the 5th place 4×400 relay team to lead the Sentinels and was the Meet’s top individual scorer with 30 points.

Wilson dominated 4 events to propel their finish at the PCL Championships led by hurdler Jaylen McCabe who blitzed the competition sweeping both hurdle events finishing the 110m in 15.49, 2nd place was 17.28. In the 3oom McCabe won in a time of 43.31 almost a full second in front of the 2nd place finish. The Rams swept the top two positions in the Javelin with Connor Meade winning by 9 feet with a toss of 149-04 over his team mate Isaiah Johnson’s 140-10 effort. Kellen Meade won the Triple Jump with a personal best leap of 41-06.75, almost 2 feet in front of the 2nd place effort.

Stadium competed well and were led by the brothers Alfonso in the distance runs. Jacob Alfonso won a thrilling 1600m catching Lakes’ Cruize Corvin at the finish line by 1/100th of a second. Jacob also won the 800 as the only sub 2-minute in 1:59.20, 3 seconds in front of his brother Luke Alfonso who was 2nd. Luke also finished 2nd in the 3200, 3rd in the 1600 and 8th in the 400. Jacob had the 2 wins plus a 4th in the 400 and 5th place finish in the 3200. Combined the Alfonso brothers racked up 52 team points more than half of the Tigers total. Stadium didn’t win any other events but had plenty of placers especially in the Triple Jump with 4 of 8 placers taking 2nd, 3rd, 6th and 8th. Taten Ells was 2nd and he had placed in both hurdle events and part of the 3rd place 4×400 relay team.

Lincoln had no individual winners but several strong performances led by LeBron Smith who scored in all 4 of the events he participated. Smith was 2nd in the 200m, 3rd in the 100m and part of the 2nd place 4×400 relay and 3rd place 4×100 relay. Amarian Culpepper was 2nd in the 400m, 2nd in the Long Jump and part of the 2nd place 4×400 relay.

Mount Tahoma did not have any individual wins but several scorers including Jah-Jah Abdullah who placed in all 4 of his events with his top finish of 3rd place in the Long Jump and placing in the 110m, 200m and part of the 4×100 relay team. Derrick McKinney had a pair of placings in the hurdles, Josiah Johnson was their highest placer, 2nd in the High Jump and Sanoah Smith had a 3rd in the Discus.

Bonney Lake did have a pair of winners as Kaden Heupel won the 400m impressively by more than half a second and Andrew Bartlett took the Pole Vault at 10-03. Heupel also placed in the 4×400 relay and long jump. Landen Swanbeck had a nice effort in the 3200 taking 3rd.

Eli’s Meet Awards

High Point Winner: Spanaway Lake’s Vince Carbonell (30 points) Winner of the Long Jump, 2nd in both hurdle events, part of 4×400 Relay team

Top Running Event Performance: (Tie) Spanaway Lakes’ Charles McQueen pulling away to win the 200 Meters by nearly a half second and Wilson’s Jaylen McCabe 110 hurdles winner in a time of 15.49, 2nd place almost 2 seconds slower

Most Exciting Race: 1600 Meters Stadium’s Jacob Alfonso caught Lakes’ Cruize Corvin at the wire to win by 1/100th of a second

Best Redemption Race: 3200 Meters Lakes’ Cruize Corvin redeems himself after the tight loss in the 1600 winning the 3200 by nearly 100 yards and more than 17 seconds

Top Throwing Performance: Bonney Lake’s Thomas Drenkel winning the Discus by more than 10 feet and the Shot Put by nearly 4 feet

Top Jumping or Vaulting Performance: Wilson’s Kellen Meade winning the Triple Jump by almost 2 feet

Top Relay Performance: Lakes’ 4×400 Relay Team winning by more than 2 seconds. Marquez Thompson, Brendan Oury, Alexander Trevino, Cruize Corvin

MVP: Lakes’ Marquez Thompson scored 29 points and was 4th in the 100m, 3rd in the 200m and ran as the 3rd leg of the 2nd place 4×100 relay team and ran the opening leg of the winning 4×400 relay team.

Most Inspirational: Stadium’s Keefe Russell who finished last in the boys 3200 was 12 seconds behind the 15th place finisher but never gave up and in fact set a Personal Best time. This is why Track and Field is a great sport you are not only competing against others but always against yourself. A difficult race to run and Keefe showed the importance of committing and finishing with his best effort. We love this!


Below is each event’s point scorers and video clip of the running races, sorry no video clips of the field events. The Team Standings are our own calculation, there were no final Team results posted on Athletic.net there also seemed to be 2 scoring options on Wednesday they score the top 10 placers and on Friday the top 8. We recalculated both the girls and boys meets with the 8 placer model or 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 point scale. So the team results are unofficial but are our figured final standings based on the 8 placer format.

Boys Team Standings
1st Lakes                   151
2nd Spanaway Lake  115
3rd Wilson                104
4th Stadium                98
5th Lincoln                  73
6th Mount Tahoma     60
7th Bonney Lake         57

Combined (Boys/Girls) Team Standings
1st Lakes                  278
2nd Bonney Lake     255
3rd Stadium             199
4th Wilson               172.5
5th Spanaway Lake  168
6th Mount Tahoma  148.75
7th Lincoln               129.75

110 Meter Hurdles




1st Jaylen McCabe Wilson 15.49
2nd Vince Carbonell Spanaway Lake 17.28
3rd Andrew Bell Spanaway Lake 17.76
4th Navarre Dixon Lincoln 18.10
5th Derrick Mckinney 18.61
6th Taten Ells Stadium 19.03
7th Jaelin McQueen Bonney Lake 19.20
8th Jeremiah Martin Spanaway Lake 19.33
9th Landon Koltes Wilson 19.50
10th Maxim Bocseri 19.70

Video Replay

100 Meter Dash





1st Charles McQueen Spanaway Lake 11.06
2nd Aslan-James Fraser Lakes 11.20
3rd Lebron Smith Lincoln 11.23
4th Marquez Thompson Lakes 11.26
5th Jaylen McCabe Wilson 11.43
6th Jah-Jah Abdullah Mount Tahoma 11.46
7th David Wells Lakes 11.50
8th Tyson Covington Spanaway Lake 11.56
9th Berlie Fincham Stadium 11.64
9th Jacob Drummond Lakes 11.64

Video Replay

1600 Meter Run





1st Jacob Alfonso Stadium 4:19.31
2nd Cruize Corvin Lakes 4:19.32
3rd Luke Alfonso Stadium 4:26.62
4th Steiner Christensen Wilson 4:33.13
5th Brendan Oury Lakes 4:33.50
6th Alexander Trevino Lakes 4:36.04
7th Landen Swanbeck Bonney Lake 4:37.02
8th Owen Chamberlin Stadium 4:41.81
9th William Ryan IV Lakes 4:47.56
10th Dominic Lisiecki Lincoln 4:50.13

Video Replay

4×100 Meter Relay

1st Spanaway Lake 42.70 (Covington, Irving, Wagoner, McQueen)
2nd Lakes 43.20 (Service, Wells, Thompson, Fraser)
3rd Lincoln 44.65 (Smith, Robinson, Frazier, Duncan)
4th Wilson 45.81 (McDaniel, Webster, C. Meade, K. Meade)
5th Mount Tahoma 46.36 (Mckinney, Chan, Lyons, Abdullah)
6th Bonney Lake 46.64 (Balbi, McBride, Rodrigues, Hallstead)
7th Stadium 48.16 (Lindgren, Ngo, Coleman, Washington) 

Video Replay

400 Meter Dash

1st Kaden Heupel Bonney Lake 52.13
2nd Amarian Culpepper Lincoln 52.77
3rd Wemba Okonda Spanaway Lake 52.94
4th Jacob Alfonso Stadium 53.09
5th Jacob Drummond Lakes 53.12
6th Christopher Konecny Stadium 53.69
7th Marcus Absher Wilson 54.80
8th Luke Alfonso Stadium 54.81
9th Gabriel Rimmer Lincolon 54.85
10th Gaven Hallstead Bonney Lake 55.53

Video Replay

300 Meter Hurdles

1st Jaylen McCabe Wilson 43.31
2nd Vince Carbonell Spanaway Lake 44.12
3rd Vincent Galaviz Wilson 44.46
4th Derrick Mckinney Mount Tahoma 44.96
5th Jaelin McQueen Bonney Lake 46.26
6th Taten Ells Stadium 46.54
7th Andrew Bell Spanaway Lake 46.75
8th Jeremiah Martin Spanaway Lake 47.02

Video Replay

800 Meter Run

1st Jacob Alfonso Stadium 1:59.10
2nd Luke Alfonso Stadium 2:02.35
3rd Brendan Oury Lakes 2:03.05
4th William Ryan IV Lakes 2:06.98
5th Logan Heath Spanaway Lake 2:07.85
6th Owen Chamberlin Stadium 2:08.64
7th Steiner Christensen Wilson 2:12.13
8th Jonus Stemp Wilson 2:12.37

Video Replay

200 Meter Dash

1st Charles McQueen Spanaway Lake 22.85
2nd LeBron Smith Lincoln 23.24
3rd Marquez Thompson Lakes 23.47
4th David Wells Lakes 23.48
5th Jaylen McCabe Wilson 23.55
6th Kellen Meade Wilson 23.60
7th Aslan-James Fraser Lakes 23.93
8th Jah-Jah Abdullah Mount Tahoma 24.00

Video Replay

3200 Run

1st Cruize Corvin Lakes 9:29.36
2nd Luke Alfonso Stadium 9:46.69
3rd Landen Swanbeck Bonney Lake 9:52.19
4th Steiner Christensen Wilson 9:52.23
5th Jacob Alfonso Stadium 9:58.61
6th Alexander Trevino Lakes 10:02.14
7th Domonic Lisiecki Lincoln 10:29.89
8th Owen Chamberlin Stadium 10:34.13

Video Replay

4×400 Relay

1st Lakes 3:31.55 (Thompson, Oury, Trevino, Corvin)
2nd Lincoln 3:33.72 (Smith, Rimmer, Culpepper, Frazier)
3rd Stadium 3:36.36 (Ells, Konecny, Fincham, Jordan)
4th Bonney Lake 3:40.48 (Bartlett, Huepel, Hallstead, McQueen)
5th Spanaway Lake 3:42.93 (James, Webster, Carbonell, Okonda)
6th Wilson 3:46.05 (Galaviz, Siegel, Absher, Thai)
7th Mount Tahoma 4:06.47 (Nickell, Thomas, Lyons, Chan)

Video Replay

Discus Throw

1st Thomas Drenkel Bonney Lake 129-04
2nd Kelvin Squires II Lakes 118-11
3rd Sanoah Smith Mount Tahoma 113-11
4th Justin Green Lakes 109-09
5th Isaiah Anderson Lincoln 108-00
6th Elijah Knight Mount Tahoma 103-08
7th Zechariah Faagau Lakes 102-07
8th Malae Williams Spanaway Lake 98-09
9th Jeremiah Anderson Lincoln 90-04

Long Jump

1st Vince Carbonell Spanaway Lake 20-02.75
2nd Amarian Culpepper Lincoln 19-10.75
3rd Aslan-James Fraser Lakes 19-04.50
3rd Jah-Jah Abdullah Mount Tahoma 19-04.50
5th Khaleel Robinson Lincoln 19-04.00
6th Berlie Fincham Stadium 18-10.50
7th Kaden Heupel Bonney Lake 18-06.50
8th Josiah Johnson Mount Tahoma 18-04.50
9th Michael Westbrook Jr Lakes 18-04.25

Pole Vault

1st Andrew Bartlett Bonney Lake 10-03.00
2nd Richard Service Lakes 10-00.00
3rd Logan Heath Spanaway Lake 9-06.00
4th Jose Ramirez Perez Lincoln 9-06.00
5th Stephen Buchanan Wilson 8-00.00
6th Jacob Topper Bonney Lake 7-06.00

Javelin Throw

1st Connor Meade Wilson 149-04
2nd Isaiah Johnson Wilson 140-10
3rd Luke Washburn Lakes 134-00
4th Adam Coleman Lakes 125-10
5th Jeremiah Johnson Lincoln 122-11
6th Owen Johnson Stadium 110-04
7th Chayanne Fonoti-Savea Lakes 109-5
8th Eithan Nickell Mount Tahoma 104-3

Shot Put

1st Thomas Drenkel Bonney Lake 45-00.50
2nd Justin Green Lakes 41-04.50
3rd Malac Williams Spanaway Lake 38-10.00
4th Elijah Knight Mount Tahoma 38-08.00
5th Isaiah Anderson Lincoln 38-05.00
6th Sonoah Smith Mount Tahoma 38-05.00
7th Darnell Dixon Mount Tahoma 37-08.50
8th Kelvin Squires II Lakes 37-04.50

High Jump

1st David Wells Lakes 6-00.00
2nd Josiah Johnson Mount Tahoma 6-00.00
3rd Xzyvion Irving Spanaway Lake 5-10.00
4th Tyson Covington Spanaway Lake 5-10.00
5th Za’Veon Johnson Wilson 5-05.00
6th Taveonte Webster Wilson 5-06.00
7th Darius James Lakes 5-04.00
8th Vincent Ortega Spanaway Lake 5-04.00

Triple Jump

1st Kellen Meade Wilson 41-06.75
2nd Taten Ells Stadium 39-07.00
3rd Miles Washington Stadium 38-04.75
4th Connor Meade Wilson 38-04.75
5th Derrick Mckinney Mount Tahoma 37-09.00
6th Curtis Yi Stadium 35-10.25
7th Damian Laffitte Mount Tahoma 35-07.00
8th Kiyante’ James Stadium 34-05.75


By paulb

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