Eastside Catholic Girls Track Team and Junior Kate Jendrezak Make EC History at
WIAA 3A Track and Field State Championships
Sammamish, WA, June 13, 2019 – Nineteen Eastside Catholic student-athletes competed in the WIAA 3A Track and Field state championships, which resulted in the girls team finishing fourth overall, the highest in school history.
Junior Kate Jendrezak, a Sammamish resident, also made EC history when she finished in first place for both the 400m and the 800m. This is her third consecutive state title in the 800m.
The girls 4x400m relay team finished as state champions and was comprised of:
- Junior Katie Baxter (Sammamish resident)
- Senior Elizabeth Brummer, ran in the preliminary race to qualify the team (Woodinville resident)
- Junior Kate Jendrezak (Sammamish resident)
- Senior Paige Parker (Redmond resident)
- Freshman Alexandra Schoenstadt, alternate (Sammamish resident)
- Freshman Makena Wick (Ronald resident)
In addition, sophomore Anthony Smith finished third in the 200m, the 4x100m boys relay team (junior Sam Adams, sophomore Anthony Smith, sophomore Bryce Lewis and junior Matthew Mackleit) finished fourth, senior Samantha Serex placed sixth in the pole vault, junior Kate Simmons was sixth in the 3200m and sophomore Aden Hartman took ninth in shot put.
(L-R): Alexandra Schoenstadt, Makena Wick, Paige Parker, Katie Baxter and Kate Jendrezak
About Eastside Catholic School
Eastside Catholic School is a Catholic faith-based educational community where students in grades six through 12 learn to integrate their thinking and believing with action in ways that encourage intellectual excellence, nurture relationships and inspire a life of leadership and service to others. Founded by parents in 1980, the school is governed by an elected board of trustees. It is the only seven-year, coeducational Catholic school on the Eastside, and offers a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum. Eastside Catholic School enrolls 865 students, employs 130 faculty and staff members and has an alumni base of over 4,600.