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Pacers fend off Lakers in Civil War track

Lakeridge stays unbeaten in league in an exciting and competitive meet


by: VERN UYETAKE - Lakeridge's Alex Alamida crosses the finish line in the 200 meters in last week's Civil War track meet. Alamida won both the 100 and the 200.The Lakeridge and Lake Oswego track teams squared off in a pair of exciting dual meets last week with the Pacer boys and girls each picking up the victories.

The Lakeridge boys edged out the Lakers 73-71 in a meet that went down to the final event.

Lakeridge racked up points on the track. Alex Alamida won both the 100 and the 200 meters with lake Oswego's David Soo taking second in each of those events.

In the 400, the Pacers' Michael Walker cruised to victory while Lake Oswego's Philip Kearns outlasted the Pacers' Corrado Pitari in the 800.

Julian Heninger continued his early tear in the distance events, winning both the 1500 and 3000 handily. The Pacers dominated in those events with Colton Ansberry finishing second in the 1500 and Justin Miller finishing second in the 3000.

Lake Oswego finished 1-2 in both hurdles events with Connor Bracken edging out teammate Alex Tymchenko in the 110 and Tymchenko topping Bracken in the 300.

In the field, Lakeridge's Michael Kleiver won the shot put with a throw of 42'2”. The Lakers' Michael Di Re and Kyle Peterson would go 1-2 in the discus while the Pacers' Owen Hart easily won the javelin.

Lake Oswego's Mason Collett and Dane Jones each cleared 6'0” in the high jump to place first and second while Ike Worth won the pole vault.

Alamida scored another victory for Lakeridge when he won the long jump with a leap of 21-feet. Teammate Micah Bartel took second in the event and would then win the triple jump with Pitari taking second.

In the girls' meet, Lakeridge's Marissa Miller won a showdown with Lake Oswego's Riley Hatfield in both the 100 and the 200 in two very strong races for both athletes.

Sydney Lautze won the 400 by nearly a second for Lakeridge in 1:02.18.

Andi Bisbjerg edged out Shea Vallaire in the 800 while Kell O'Neill won the 1500 for Lakeridge, followed by Vallaire and Becca Miles.

Lake Oswego would score a victory in the 3000 with Anna Peaslee finishing just under 12 minutes.

Mitra LeBuhn took home the 100 hurdles for the Lakers, edging out Pacer freshman Sydney Borgeson while the Pacers' Saskia McNairy won the 300 hurdles just in front of LeBuhn.

In the field, Lakeridge's Maddie Rabing continued to be dominant in her events, cruising to wins in both the shot put and the discus.

Rabing's teammate Kelsey Walker had the best javelin throw of the day while Rabing finished second.

In the high jump, Erika Treske cleared 5'1” to win for Lake Oswego while Maddie Moxness took second with a clearance of 5'0”.

Nicole Kangas won the pole vault for Lakeridge while McNairy scored two impressive victories in both the long jump and the triple jump. The Pacers finished 1-2-3 in both of those events to pick up points.



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