Twin track victories at Edmonds-Woodway Meet Thursday


warrior-logoTalk about a brother and sister act. Edmonds-Woodway High School twins Grant and Brittany Whitcutt each won the pole vault event for their respective boys and girls track teams during the Edmonds-Woodway Meet vs. Mariner at Edmonds Stadium Thursday.

The Whitcutt twins are sophomores and they both do multiple track and field events, said their dad, Roy Whitcutt. Grant — who made a pole vault of 8 feet Thursday — lettered in track as a freshman last year. “His goal is to go to state this year in the high jump,” Roy Whitcutt said. “He jumped 6′ 1″ last week and also plans to do the decathlon. This is his first year in the pole vault.” Grant also plays football for Edmonds-Woodway.

Brittany, who also plays volleyball for E-W, is in her first year competing in the pole vault. Thursday’s vault was 7 feet.

“They are great siblings to each other and very supportive of one another,” Roy Whitcutt said.

Boys scores: Mariner 86, Edmonds-Woodway 59

110 hurdles—Justin Gunn (EW) 16.43; 100—Josh Williamson (M) 11:22; 1,600—Grady Okeson (EW) 4:53.32; 400 relay—Mariner (Dyonte Law, Peter Wainaina, Darius Tolbert, Wiliamson) 46.10; 400—Greg Whitaker (EW) 54.54; 300 hurdles—Jose Irizarry (M) 41.63; 800—Okeson (EW) 2:10.58; 200—Williamson (M) 23.81; 3,200—Spencer Andson (M) 10:49.64; 1,600 relay—Mariner (Anthany Smith, Whitaker, Williamson, Irizarry) 3:41.61; High jump—Grant Whitcutt (EW) 5-08; Long jump—Dyonte Law (M) 20-04.50; Triple jump—Chukwuma Okereke (EW) 40-00; Shot put—Octavyien Sapp (M) 47-11; Discus—Adrian Releford (M) 131-02; Javelin—Theo Lebesis (EW) 153-01; Pole vault—Grant Whitcutt (EW) 8-00

Girls scores: Edmonds-Woodway 102, Mariner 38

100 hurdles—Rachel Stone (EW) 16.78; 100—Djenne Dickens (EW) 12.51; 1,600—Hailey Kettel (EW) 5:29.81; 400 relay—Mariner (Shayla Forbes-Luong, Brianna Nelson, Imani Tilman, Stahzee McSwain) 55.96; 400—Hannah Thuessen (EW) 1:05.38; 300 hurdles—Stone (EW) 49.75; 800—Kettel (EW) 2:32.97; 200—Dickens (EW) 25.87; 3,200—Honglam Van (M) 13:17.44; 800 relay—Edmonds-Woodway (Thuessen, Diana VanHoosier, Brittany Whitcutt, Claire Popke) 1:53.15; 1,600 relay—Edmonds-Woodway (Stone, Dickens, Popke, Kettel) 4:23.07; Long jump—Savannah VanCitters (EW) 15-08.50; Triple jump—Kylie Rardin (EW) 29-11.50; Shot put—Kiera Towell (EW) 34-05; Discus—Maggie Hunter (EW) 82-05; Javelin—Victoria Lebesis (EW) 96-01; Pole vault—Brittany Whitcutt (EW) 7-00

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