The Jesuit Relays offered some fine competition in numerous events, but both Matthew Maton of Summit and Alexa Efraimson of Camas continued to have a facile time with area competition. Both competed in the 1500 Meters with Maton winning convincingly against the guys with a clocking of 3:49.38. Michael Godbout of Jesuit and Reilly Bloomer of South Eugene were forced to argue over second place. Godbout got the nod by less than two-tenths of a second with his time of 3:54.59. Roman Ollar of West Linn finished third with 3:55, while Brandon Pollard of Sisters was just a second back in fifth, as he nipped Ahmed Ibrahim of Reynolds.
Efraimson was even more dominant in her racing and come home with a fine mark of 4:21.10. The Camas Comet finished sixteen seconds in front of Alexis Fuller of Union, who edged Alissa Pudlitzke and shared a time of 4:37. Emma Wren of Cleveland took fourth with 4:38 and Kaely Gordon of Summit earned fifth with 4:41. Paige Rice of St. Mary’s Academy edged Erin Gregoire of Beaverton with both recording versions of 4:42.
Olivia Brooks of Summit claimed the 3000M with a time of 10:30 to gain a three second margin over Alyssa Foote of Aloha. Piper McDonald of Summit garnered third with 10:41 and Marley LeFore of Camas placed fourth with 10:49. Ahmed Muhumed of West Salem annexed the guys version of the 3K with his time of 8:46.19 to nip Zack Lavier of Central Catholic at the line. Riley Hein of Camas finished alone in third with 8:48, while Mason Rouches of Glencoe edged Grayson Ollar of the Lions with both turning in 8:51 & change.
Only one team managed to break eight minutes in the Men’s four by 800 Meter Relay, so Lincoln easily defeated the squad from Central Catholic by fifteen seconds with its time of 7:50.69. The Jesuit guys claimed the Distance Medley with their time of 10:31.29. Sunset finished alone in second with 10:38 with Aloha a distant third with 10:56, which gave them a two second advantage over the Rams. The Camas girls sped to a fine 12:37 to triumph over South Eugene in the 4 X 800. The Axemen ran a very solid 9:37, as Foot Locker finalist Sara Tsai returned to action, to top Jesuit by seven seconds. Sunset defeated Jesuit in the DMR by three seconds by clocking 12:37.
John Nizich continued his impressive series of throws in the javelin and once again easily topped the field. His throw went 222-09 in defeating Tim Tatton of McMinnville (197-03) & Trevor Danielson of Newberg (192-00). The Discus produced some close competition with Caleb Bridge of North Beach taking laurels with a toss of 164-03. Bailey King of Union earned second with 162-10 & Jason Bracken of Prairie finished third with 154-01. The Shot Put saw five guys topping fifty with Karl Sanft of Lincoln winning with a heave of 52-10.25. Kobie Ham of Barlow was a close second with 52-01.50 & his teammate Garrett Stauffer went 51-11 for third. Both Bailey King and Henry Mondeaux of Jesuit cleared fifty.
Maddie Rabing of Lakeridge scored in both the Shot (43-01.25) and the Discus (130-00). Savannah Sharp of Sunset placed in the Discus with 123-00, as Nicolle Corbett of Camas came in third with 122-10.
Ellie Logan of Condon/Wheeler led the way in the Javelin with 144-07. She found strong challengers with Payton Jasmer of Canby taking second with 134-11 and Natalie Peterson of Newberg (128-00) & JoJo Ananouko of Jesuit (127-07) securing third & fourth respectively. Laura Taylor of Tualatin was victorious in the Pole Vault with her height of 12-00, while the Long Jump witnessed a narrow victory by Elizabeth Prevedello of Sheldon over Saskia McNairy of Lakeridge by an 18-06 to 18-02 verdict. Saskia came back to edge the field in the Triple Jump with an effort of 37-2. Danielle Woodcock grabbed second with 37-00.75 with Karina Moreland of Tualatin & Courtney Vacek of Glencoe splitting third with 37-00.50.
The Canby boys got first place points from Devon Fortier in the 100 Meter Dash, which went in 10.85. Marcus Gaylor (10.96) of Columbia River and Mitch Horning (10.98) of Sheldon did not miss by much. Emily Morgan of CR nipped Danielle Woodcock & Jestena Mattson of Hood River, who ran two hundredths of a second apart with Woodstock getting the nod with 12.36.