EUGENE – Not only did Seaside High School senior Brett Willyard win a state title last Friday in the 3,000 meters, he did even better on Saturday.

He didn’t just win the 800-meter final, he broke a 27-year state meet record.

Lucas Clark finished second in the discus.

Overall, the boy Gulls finished 10th in the team standings at the state meet on Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, and the Lady Gulls placed 14th.

Sophomore Charlotte Blakesley took fifth in the 3,000 final on Friday, breaking her own record she set at Seaside, with 10:45.89.

Blakesley placed fifth in the 1,500-meter final in 4:49.92, also a school record.

Allison Kilday finished fourth in both the 100-meter hurdles (16.17) and the 300-meter hurdles (46.84), topping her personal best in both events.

Although she had the winning triple jump in the Cowapa League Track & Field Championships, qualifying her for state, she did not compete in the event.

A Seaside foursome of Kilday, Bridgette Malone, Danielle Willyard and Kelly Willyard took eighth place in the 400-meter relay on Saturday, with a time of 51.12, the season’s best.

Senior Danielle Fitts placed 10th in the shot put and 11th in the discuss, while Kelly Willyard was 13th in the long jump.

The Gulls won nine out of 34 events at the Cowapa meet and tied with Scappoose for the most victories.

Brett Willyard ran to victory in the 3,000 meter at Cowapa as well as the 800 meters.

Lucas Clark took first in the discus with a toss of 152-11 at Cowapa

To qualify for state, Seaside sophomore Charlotte Blakesley won the 3,000 meters in the Cowapa meet, crossing the finish line in 10 minutes, 48.36 seconds, a school record. She placed second in the 1,500-meters with 5:09.22

Also at Cowapa, sophomore Kelly Willyard won the long jump final and a league title with a jump of 14 feet, 11 inches.

In the javelin final at the Cowapa meet, Melissa Stough took third by tossing 117-7, and teammate Mandi West was sixth with 79-10.

Allison Kilday, Bridget Malone and Kelly and Danielle Willyard teamed up for the 400-meter relay, finishing second, with a time of 51.47.

Danielle Fitts tossed the shot put 35 feet, 7.5 inches to win and placed second in discuss with 107-3. Her teammate, Rebekah Cave, finished fourth in both events.

Kilday, who was Seaside’s MVP at the Cowapa meet, won the 100-meter hurdles in 16.18 and the 300-meter hurdles in 47.04. She also won the triple jump with a leap of 32-6.

  

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