On Saturday Chelan’s Haley Holliday finished 2nd in the Washington State High School girls Decathlon meet Lake Stevens High School. This is the 43rd annual meet of the boys decathlon and the 13 year for the girls decathlon.
Haley Holliday is the first girl from Chelan to compete in this competition which includes 10 events over two days. The 10 events are the 100m dash, discus, pole vault, javelin and 400m dash on the first day. The second day starts with the 100m high hurdles, long jump, shot put, high jump and to finish the competition the competitors run the 1500m run.
Haley’s marks were as follows:
1st Day marks time-distance Points
100m dash 14.39 seconds 544
Discus 70’-11” PR 307
Pole Vault 7’-0325” PR 289
Javelin 61’-01” PR 263
400m dash 1:06.24 470
2nd Day marks
100 m high hurdles 17.19 PR 575
Long Jump 14’-1/2” PR 374
Shot Put 24’-05” PR 363
High Jump 5’-025” 655
1500m run 6:03.91 PR 455
Total points for the 2 day competition 429
Incredible results considering Haley had only worked on the discus, shot put, javelin, 1500 and pole vault for a week prior to the competition.
The future is bright for Haley in track and field multi event competitions if she chooses to follow that path.
Submitted by Chelan Track and Field Coach: Skip Boyd