Three world records set at Native Youth Olympics

sports@adn.comApril 26, 2013 

Apaay Campbell, Dylan Magnusen and Steven Ugale each posted world records Friday in the Native Youth Olympics at the Dena'ina Center.

Campbell and Magnusen set records in the kneel jump, Campbell topping the girls with a jump of 55.5 inches and Magnusen besting the boys with 67 inches. Ugale's record came in the boys toe kick, where he reached 96 inches.

All three athletes won their events by wide margins. Campbell, of the Bering Strait School District, outjumped her nearest competitor by 13 inches. Magnusen, of Unalaska, held an advantage of more than nine inches and Ugale, also of Unalaska, won by four inches.


Kneel Jump

Girls -- 1) Apaay Campbell, Bering Strait School District, 55.5 inches (world record); 2) Sophie Poe, Bethel, 42.5; 3) Zoya Brown, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 41.5; 4) Kimberly Clark, Nome, 40.75; 5) Autumn Ridley, Anchorage A, 39.75.

Boys -- 1) Dylan Magnusen, Unalaska, 67 inches (world record); 2) Carlin Lupie, Bethel, 57.75; 3) Hayden Johansen, Mt. Edgecumbe, 57.25; 4) Jose Casados, Effie Kokrine, 57; 5) Steven Ahvakana, Anchorage A 55.75.

Eskimo stick pull

Girls -- 1) Mariam Wamsley, Valdez; 2) Sarah Schroeder, Dillingham; 3) Kelsea Wassilie, Lake and Peninsula School District; 4) Alyssa Bushey, Nome; 5) Kaitlyn Wassilie, Bristol Bay.

Boys -- 1) Randy Standifer, Tebughna; 2) Dalton Beatie, Mat-Su A; 3) Nelson Fiso, Anchorage A; 4) Connor McConnel, Unalaska; 5) Michael Matthew, Mt. Edgecumbe.

Toe kick

Girls -- 1) Raven Phillips, Aniak, 70 inches; 2) Johnna Bouker, Mt. Edgecumbe, 66; 3) Jonisha Wilson, Bering Strait School District, 64; 4) Alecia Egoak, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 62; 5) Terry Johnson, Anchorage B, 62-1.

Boys -- 1) Steven Ugale, Unalaska, 96 inches (world record); 2) Antone Ukatish, Nanwalek, 92; 3) Michael Charles, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 88-3; 4) Michael Matthew, Mt. Edgecumbe, 88-5; 5) Kevin Horton, Mat-Su A, 84-2.

One-hand reach

Girls -- 1) Chelsea Morrow, Mat-Su A, 59 inches; 2) Jacelyn Snyder, :Lower Kuskokwim School District, 57 inches; 3) Rebecca Brink, Bethel, 57-1; 4) Raven Phillips, Aniak, 56; 5) Kaley Rolf, Dillingham, 56-1

Boys -- 1) Jeremy Andrews, Lower Kuskokwim Schook District, 65; 2) Timothy Ukatish, Nanwalek, 63; 3) Issac John-Giles, Mat-Su B, 62; 4) Vance Gregory, Mt. Edgecumbe, 62-1; 4) Harry Ivanoff, Bering Strait School District, 63-1.

Two-foot high kick

Girls -- 1) Autumn Ridley, Anchorage A, 73 inches; 2) Kaley Rolf, Dillingham, 72; 3) Terry Johnson, Anchorage B 70; 4) Tahnee Esparza, Bering Strait School District, 70-1; 5) Johnna Bouker, Mt. Edgecumbe, 70-3.

Boys -- 1) Stuart Towarak, Bering Strait School District, 94 inches; 2) Kevin Horton, Lower Kuskokwim School District, 92; 3) Josiah Maek, King Cove, 90; 4) Issac John-Giles, Mat-Su A 88; 5) Antone Ukatish, Nanwalek 88-1.  

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