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Rainier Freshman Jeremiah Nubbe stands atop the podium for winning the discus event at at the WIAA 2B track and field state championships in Cheney, Washington.

Rainier produced the WIAA 2B state champions in pole vault and discus this year.

Junior Brody Klein took the pole vault win with a personal-record height of 13-03.00. Freshman Jeremiah Nubbe brought home first place in the discus with a distance of 146-01.

As for team scores, the Rainier girls team placed sixth overall out of 41 teams, while the boys team tied for 10th with Pe Ell out of 40 teams. Also, the boys team was named Academic State Champions.

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Rainier Junior Brody Klein stands atop the podium for winning the pole vault event at WIAA 2B track and field state championships in Cheney, Washington. At left, freshman Ryan Doidge shows off his eighth-place win.

As for placers, the team of Kaeley Schultz, Selena Niemi, Elaina Hansen and Sophie Beadle earned third in the 4x400 finals with a time of 1:53.26. Theresa Geray placed third in the shot put with a distance of 36-10.75, a personal record. Alia Garner finished third in the pole vault with a height of 9-06.00.

In addition, Benjamin Johnson placed fourth in the 400-meter finals with a time of 52.27; Elaina Hansen won fifth in the finals for both the 1,600 and 3,200; Isabella Holmes earned fifth in the discus with a distance of 105-01, a personal record; and Kaeley Schultz placed fifth in the high jump with a height of 5-00.00.

Finally, Sophie Beadle placed sixth in the 400-meter finals with a time of 1:02.25; Brie Klein earned sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.02 and eighth in 300-meter hurdles with a time of 50.09; and Ryan Doidge received eight place in pole vault with a height of 11-00.00.

“It was a great season with three school records set — Jeremiah Nubbe in discus, Kaeley Schultz in high jump and Elaina Hansen in the 3,200 meters,” said Rainier Coach Rob Henry. “Also we had numerous personal records set this year by all the athletes.”

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