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Eagles score sweep in league meet at Colton

Horizon Christian also has strong marks at the meet


COLTON — The Westside Christian High School track and field teams continue to flex their muscles in West Valley League competition.

The Eagle squads came away with a sweep at the five-team WVL meet held last Thursday at Colton High School.

On the boys side, Westside Christian took the top spot with a score of 99 points, putting the Eagles 22 points ahead of second-place Colton.

The Eagles showed their depth in getting the victory.

Westside senior Nehemiah Heye ran to victory in the 400-meter run in a time of 54.30 seconds. Junior Jack Pitcher won the 800 in 2:13.30. Junior Evan Harrison had a winning throw of 142 feet, 5 inches in the javelin. Junior Caleb Griffie cleared 5-6 to take first place in the high jump and senior Logan Gillihan had a winning height of 9-6 in the pole vault.

The Eagles also got a win from their 4 x 400 relay team of Grant Landis, Pitcher, Marcus Raz and Thomas Thiede.

The Westside Christian girls took first place at the meet with a team score of 132.

Westside senior Jessie Mathison ran to victory in the 800 in 2:27.20. Junior Elyssa Adams cleared 5-1 to take first place in the high jump, senior Kayla Brase triumphed in the long jump with a mark of 16-4 and junior Erin Rowland had a winning distance of 31-10 in the triple jump.

The Eagles also got wins from their 4 x 100 relay team of Emily Curtis, Lilie De la motte, Gabie Lorenzo and Lexi Goebel and from their 4 x 400 relay team of De la motte, Elyssa Adams, Lisa Jauch and Kristin Mori.

The Horizon Christian teams also had some strong performance at the meet.

The Horizon boys took third place in the team standings with a score of 73.

For the Hawks, senior Blake Phillips won the 110 high hurdles in 16.60 and senior Brian Satterwhite had a winning throw of 43-9.5 in the shot put.

Horizon's 4 x 100 relay team of Mitchell Iliyn, Ryan Hobbs, Gabe Nielsen and Matthew Leong had a winning time of 44.80.

For the Horizon Christian girls, sophomore Abriana Wedin won both the shot put, with a mark of 30-10.5, and the discus, at 105-9. Junior Hannah Cesario ran to victory in the 400 in 1:05.20.

The Westside Christian teams also competed at the Dick Baker Invitational, held Saturday at Gladstone High School.

For the Westside girls, Brase triumphed in the triple jump at that meet with a mark of 36-6.75. She also teamed with Curtis, Ryan Conlin and Mathison to win the 4 x 400 relay in 4:13.77.

For the Westside boys, senior Jacob Sturtevant was second in the 200 at 23.16 and he took second in the 400 at 51.20.

The Westside and Horizon teams will each be back in action Friday, when they compete at the Regis Twilight meet, set to start at 3 p.m. at Regis High School in Stayton.




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