TACOMA, Washington – Allanah Whitehall broke her own school record in the 100-meter dash for the second time this season as the Puget Sound men's and women's track teams had a horde of other fantastic performances on Saturday at the Pacific Luau Invitational.
Whitehall won the 100-meter dash (12.02) and 200-meter dash (25.06). Her 100-meter time is a school record while her 200-meter time ties the school record, which she holds. The Logger women came away with two other first-place finishes in the meet. Shelby Kantner won the triple jump (10.60-m) while the 4x400-meter relay team finished first as well. The relay team comprised of Mara Cummings, Melissa Motyer, Whitehall and Alison Wise crossed the line in 4:09.56. Cummings and Whitehall were also members of the second-place 4x100-meter relay along with Logan Bays and Anna Joseph (49.56). Alison Wise claimed third for Puget Sound in the women's 1,500-meter run (4:56.91).
On the men's side, David Santillan and Justin Higa blew the competition away. Santillan won 1,500-meter run (4:04.53) and the 5,000-meter run (15:28.52). Higa finished second to Santillan in the 5,000-meters (15:29.35) and crossed the line first with a personal best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:53.69). Justin Markin claimed second in the steeplechase behind Higa, finishing in 10:02.17. The Logger men's 4x400-meter relay team picked up a second place victory as well. The team of Graham Ashby, Graham Cobb, Todd Detweiler and Jonathan Rosenberg finished in 3:33.12. In the shot put, Chandler Breaux claimed third place for the Loggers (13.73-m.)
Puget Sound hosts the Northwest Conference Multi-Event Championships on Monday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 14 with both days of competition starting at 10am.
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