Port Angeles senior Gracie Long captured the class 2A title in the 1600 Thursday at the state track and field championships held at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Long ran the event in 4:58.72, beating her personal best this season by 10 seconds and coming within five seconds of the West Sound all-time best of 4:53.27 set by Ruby Roberts of Kingston in 2010.

Bremerton senior Jesse Smith placed second in the 2A pole vault with a vault of 13 feet, three inches and two locals placed third in performances held the first of three days of the meet. Central Kitsap senior Olivia Krog was third in the 3A javelin at 118 feet, five inches and South Kitsap senior Emily Reeder took third in 4A discus at 132-09.

Other finishers Thursday were North Mason senior Lily Campbell, fourth in the 2A javelin at 119-04; Sequim junior Riley Cowan, in 2A, tossed the javelin 182-6, good for fourth (his throw was 18 feet better than his season best), Central Kitsap senior Zion Archer went 45-11 in the 3A triple jump to place fourth; South Kitsap junior Emily Riehl tied for sixth in the 4A triple jump at five feet, four inches and CK sophomore Grace Schenk placed 10th in the 3A javelin at 106-09.

In prelims Thursday, Bremerton’s Lauryn Chandler, a junior, had the second best time in 2A in the 100 hurdles at 15.31 and Sequim junior Riley Martin had the second best time of 15.39 in the 110 2A hurdles.

North Kitsap junior Andrew Blackmore raced to the fourth best time in the 2A 110 hurdles at 15.63 and South Kitsap sophomore Deyondre Davis had the fourth best time in 4A 110 hurdles at 14.91.

Sequim’s quartet of Logan Laxson, Murray Bingham, Darren Salazar and Alex Shingleton had the fifth best time in the 2A 1600 relay at 3:25.40 and Bainbridge’s foursome of McKenzie Korican, Elizabeth Messinger, Natalie Taylor and Emma Brundige stood in sixth place in the 3A 1600 relay at 4:04.83.