Northwest Runner Wins State Championship

Senior Isa M. capped off her fantastic career as a Northwest School athlete with her second consecutive 800m state title, a new personal record of 2:15.04. Isa's performance was just the beginning of a fantastic weekend at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A State Championship, on May 24-26, in Cheney, Washington.

As a team, the girls' finished the state meet in fifth place with 39 points. Impressively, all 13 of the Northwest runners who qualified for the state meet made it to the podium, finishing within the top eight of their respective events.

Lanie R. '20, Maleda S. '21, Grace P., and Amelia H. '19 set a new school record in the 4x100m relay with a 50.84 time, finishing fourth in the race. Grace ran two more personal records during the championship, taking third in the 300m hurdles (45.90) and third in the 400m (58.75). Scout S. '20, Grace, Lanie, and Isa finished off the meet in the 4x400m relay with a fourth-place finish.

Congratulations to all the Northwest School track and field members on a fantastic season!