Huskies open season at Sherman
SHERMAN — Elgin High School opened the track and field season at the Sherman Invitational Saturday.
The boys finished seventh in a 13-team field with 30 points. Goldendale, Wash., took first with 134 points, while Corbett took second with 109 points.
Jonathan Flippo led the Huskies with a second-place finish in the 3,000 meters, posting a time of 10 minutes, 55.3 seconds. Spray’s Willy Helms won the event with a time of 10:02.6. Flippo also took third in the 1,500-meter run, finishing in a time of 4:54.37.
William Wood grabbed a pair of top 10 finishes, taking fourth in the 300-meter hurdles and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles.
Stormy Silver helped the Elgin girls to a 10th-place finish with 27 points. Corbett finished first with 110.5 points, while Sherman took second with 71 points.
Silver took third in the high jump, clearing 4 feet, 6 inches.
Theresa Smolkowski finished in the top five in both hurdle events, taking third in the 100-meter hurdles and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles. Hope Ritchie placed fifth in the shot put, while teammate Cheyanne Wilhelm was sixth. Ritchie also took sixth in the discus.
Elgin will compete at the Carnival of Speed Friday in Milton-Freewater.
Badgers, Cove travel to Harper
HARPER — Powder Valley’s Sean Stanford’s posted first-place finishes in the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Diana Thurmond Invitational Friday in Harper.
Stanford won the 100 with a mark of 11.78 seconds, and finished with a time of 24.37 in the 200.
Powder Valley’s Brock Jones took second in the discus with a throw of 125 feet, 3 inches, while Aaron Aldrich took third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:34.59.
Powder Valley’s Amy Eubanks took fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.4.
Jaren Hackwith led the Leopards with a first-place finish in the 3,000-meter run. He finished with a time of 12:22.62
Josiah Kellogg took third in the javelin with a throw of 134 feet, 9 inches. Dylan Pretti took fourth in the shot put with a mark of 38-8. Morgan Reddington led the Cove girls with a first-place finish in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.5, while Reddington took second in the 200-meter with a time of 28.9. Reddington also took second in the long jump with a mark of 15 feet.
Sarah Brazil won the 3,000-meter run with a time of 12:33.34. Hannah Brazil took third in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 5:46.72, and in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:49.
Hannah Hulse grabbed a pair of second-place finishes. She finished second in the javelin throw with a mark of 83-5. Hulse’s mark of 4-6 placed her second in the high jump. Mikayla Murchison took third in the shot put with 29-7-1/2 inches, and placed fourth in the discus with a mark of 74-11.
Powder Valley and Cove will both compete at the Carnival of Speed Friday in Milton-Freewater.