Auburn’s D’Angelo Washington lands in the sand after taking the district long jump title with a leap of 22 feet, 7 inches on Thursday at French Field. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Auburn sophomore stuns field, takes district long jump title

  • Sun May 21st, 2017 10:29am
  • Sports

Auburn sophomore D’Angelo Washington pulled a surprise, capturing the long jump title at the 4A West Central District on Thursday at French Field.

Washington stretched a personal-best 22 feet, 7 inches to take the win and qualify for state next week.

Curtis’ Taj Moffett (22-2) was second and Auburn Mountainview’s Talan Alfrey was third with a personal-best 22-1¼.

On Saturday, Alfrey added a sixth in the triple jump with a mark of 43-1½.

The top eight finishers in each event from the two-day district meet qualify for the state championships May 25-27 at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

In other finals:

Auburn Riverside’s Jaden Robinson was fourth in the 200 (22.07, personal record) and seventh in the 100 (11.09 seconds).

Auburn Mountainview’s Benjamin Mose was third in the high jump (6-4). The Lions’ 400 relay – De’Andre Washington, Christopher Penn, Thelman Trejo-Stewart and Alfrey – was eighth in 43.55. Washington, Carson Porter-Keese, Bill Benjamin and Jadon Smith engineered the Lions’ seventh-place finish in the 1,600 relay in 3:27.68.

Sophomore Kacey Provo climbed 13 feet to finish eighth in the pole vault.

For Auburn, Zachary Stueck ran a personal-best 50.77 seconds in finish fifth in the 400. Sophomore Omar Young flung the discus a personal-best 138-7 for sixth place.

Girls highlights

Auburn Riverside’s Aulane Mpouli finished eighth in the 100 (12.57). She later finished sixth in the shot put (37-2, personal best).

The Ravens’ McKenzi Williams was sixth in the 100 hurdles (15.01) and eighth in the long jump (17-2). Lyubov Migdal was eighth in the pole vault (9-6). And freshman Alaya Hill reached 5-2 to grab sixth in the high jump.

Auburn Mountainview junior Lily Lavine posted a personal-best 59.43 to take fifth in the 400.