Who knew Levi Thomet could high jump?

The nationally ranked distance runner showed his diversity on the track in claiming his second straight Invincible Pentathlon boys title on a blustery and rainy Friday at Joe Floyd Track and Field.

His path to the crown started Wednesday when he cleared 5 feet in the high jump to finish second.

“I had a lot of fun with that this year,” said Thomet in referencing the high jump. “I still jumped really terrible, but for me it was pretty good.”

Thomet, the nation’s leading 3,200-meter runner, didn’t win any of the five events, but placed high enough in all of them to record 2,849 points — 135 points better than last year’s performance and 24 points ahead of runner-up finisher Levi Fried.

Thomet placed sixth in the 100 (12.5 seconds), third in the 800 (2:10.9), second in the 300 hurdles (44.1) and fifth in the shot put (30-10).

“I’m probably the worst pentathlete in Kodiak history to ever be crowned champion,” Thomet said.

Fried won the 300 hurdles (43.6) and the 800 (2:03.5), but it wasn’t enough as he was the runner-up finisher for the second straight year.

Fried’s 300 hurdles time was the 10th fastest in Kodiak history just below his brother Lucas’ time of 43.44.

Hayden Foster placed third overall, while Keith Osowski was fourth and Tyler Teuber fifth.

Three of the top four spots were occupied by members of the distance team.

“We just have some good athletes that are distance runners and that is why they excel in their events, but they are also all-around athletes,” Kodiak coach Marcus Dunbar said.

On the girls side, junior Raen Barcelon grabbed the title in her first time competing in the Pentathlon.

She won the 800 (2:51.1), which gave her 2,505 points — a mammoth 265 points ahead of runner-up Zoe Bigley.

“It really helps if you are an all-around athlete, have upper-body strength and the hops to get over the high jump,” Barcelon said.

Barcelon recorded a fifth in the 100 (15.0), a third in the 300 hurdles (59.5) and high jump (4-2), and an eighth in the shot put (19-1).

“She fits well for this event because she is versatile,” Dunbar said. “It is good to see her in event that she excels at.”

Barcelon entered Friday’s final event, the 800, in second behind freshman Melissa DeGuzman.

However, DeGuzman, the Kodiak Middle School record-holder in the 800, didn’t race as she was preparing for an orchestra concert.

Barcelon, a second-year track athlete, was surprised to steal the victory.

“I thought Melissa was going to win, but when she didn’t show I thought Zoe was going to catch me in the 800 because she is a long-distance runner.”

Invincible Pentathlon

Girls

Overall — 1. Raen Barcelon, 2,505; 2. Zoe Bigley, 2,240; 3. Melissa DeGuzman, 2,132; 4. Kierra Murphy, 2,092; 5. HoneyRose Macatuno, 1,906; 6. Nelly Hernandez, 1,770; 7. Arielle Himelbloom, 1,668; 8. Ruth Dela Cruz, 1,535; 9. Rosie Aquino, 1,251; 10. Bailey Bass, 1,186.

100 — 1. HoneyRose Macatuno, 14.2 seconds; 2. Rosie Aquino, 14.5; 3. Nelly Hernandez, 14.7; 4. Mellisa DeGuzman, 15.0; 5. Raen Barcelon, 15.0; 6. Ruth Dela Cruz, 15.1; 7. Kylie Jordinelli, 15.2; 8. Kierra Murphy, 15.6; 9. Celestina Cruz, 15.6; 10. Zoe Bigley, 15.7.

800 — 1. Raen Barcelon, 2:51.1; 2. Zoe Bigley, 2:51.2; 3. Bailey Bass, 2:58.7; 4. Nelly Hernandez, 3:01.7; 5. HoneyRose Macatuno, 3:03.7; 6. Kierra Murphy, 3:07.0; 7. Arielle Himelbloom, 3:10.4.

300 hurdles — 1. Honey Rose Macatuno, 58.3; 2. Ruth Dela Cruz, 59.4; 3. Raen Barcelon, 59.5; 4. Melissa DeGuzman, 59.5; 5. Celestina Cruz, 1:00.5; 6. Rosie Aquino, 1:01.3; 7. Kierra Murphy, 1:01.7; 8. Zoe Bigley, 1:04.6; 9. Nelly Hernandez, 1:04.6; 10. Arielle Himelbloom, 1:08.3.

Shot put — 1. Richelle Walker, 31 feet, 1 inch; 2. Barbara Sega, 27-10.75; 3. Samantha Bryant, 21-9; 4. Nelly Hernandez, 21-3.25; 5. Melissa DeGuzman, 21-1.5; 6. Ruth Dela Cruz, 20-11; 7. Zoe Bigley, 20-6; 8. Raen Barcelon, 19-1; 9. Honey Rose Macatuno, 17-8.5; 10. Kierra Murphy, 16-3.5.

High jump — 1. Richelle Walker, 4-6; 2. Melissa DeGuzman, 4-4; 3. Raen Barcelon, 4-2; 4. Zoe Bigley, 3-10; 5. Kierra Murphy, 3-10; 6. Bailey Bass, 3-6; 7. Samantha Bryant, 3-4; 8. Barbara Sega, 3-2.

Boys

Overall — 1. Levi Thomet, 2,849; 2. Levi Fried, 2,825; 3. Hayden Foster, 2,641; 4. Keith Osowski, 2,541; 5. Tyler Teuber, 2,064; 6. Aaron Alonzo, 1,897; 7. Jason De La Fuente, 1,862; 8. Brenden Thompson, 1,658; 9. Jay Miranda, 1,655; 10. Michael Parnell, 1,626.

100 — 1. Billy Alcaide, 11.5; 2. Jemuel Mangalus, 11.5; 3. Jay Miranda, 12.0; 4. Jason De La Fuente, 12.2; 5. Tyler Teuber, 12.3; 6. Levi Thomet, 12.5; 7. Levi Fried, 12.5; 8. Hayden Foster, 12.6; 9. Maverick Badion, 12.6; 10. Blake James, 12.7.

800 — 1. Levi Fried, 2:03.5; 2. Keith Osowski, 2:10.2; 3. Levi Thomet, 2:10.9; 4. Hayden Foster, 2:17.1; 5. Brenden Thompson, 2:22.2; 6. Daniel Johnson, 2:29.7; 7. Gabe Nummer, 2:32.1; 8. Camrin Yturbe, 2:33.2; 9. Anthony Maghupoy, 2:33.9; 10. Tyler Teuber, 2:39.4.

300 hurdles — 1. Levi Fried, 43.6; 2. Levi Thomet, 44.1; 3. Hayden Foster, 45.9; 4. Tyler Teuber, 46.0; 5. Jeremiah Black, 46.3; 6. Keith Osowski, 46.5; 7. Aaron Alonzo, 49.0; 8. Maverick Badion, 50.0; 9. Michael Parnell, 51.1; 10. Jeff Orille, 51.3.

Shot put — 1. Kordell Pillans, 42-9; 2. Jay Miranda, 39-8.5; 3. Hayden Foster, 32-1; 4. Jemuel Mangalus, 31-2.5; 5. Levi Thomet, 30-10; 6. Shaun Yatsik, 30-5.5; 7. Blake James, 30-1.25; 8. Maverick Badion, 28-7.75; 9. Jason De La Fuente, 28-3; 10. Billy Alcaide, 28-3.

High jump — 1. Aaron Alonzo, 5-2; 2. Levi Thomet, 5-0; 3. Hayden Foster, 4-10; 4. Brenden Thompson, 4-8; 5. Cory Thompson, 4-6; 6. Jeff Orille, 4-6; 7. Jason De La Fuente, 4-6; 8. Michael Parnell, 4-6; 9. Camrin Yturbe, 4-6; 10. Josh Pickens, 4-6; 11. Kordell Pillans, 4-6.

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