Enterprise wins Jo-Hi track invitational
JOSEPH — It was a Wallowa County track showcase Friday when the Enterprise and Joseph boys track teams claimed the top two spots in the Jo-Hi invitational.
The Outlaws used double victories by David Ribich and strong performances in the sprints to grab a 173.5 to 161.5 victory in the team points race against Joseph.
Imbler tied with 4A McLoughlin for third place with 68 points apiece, while Union and Elgin tied for fifth with 36 points each. Cove was one point behind, taking seventh with 35 points. Weston-McEwen was eighth with 29 points, while Powder Valley finished ninth with 10.
Joseph’s Trevor Lewis was leading the chase after the Outlaws, taking firsts in the 400 meters, 300-meter hurdles and the triple jump.
Enterprise took the top two places in both the 100 and 200 meters and won the 4x100-meter relay.
The Outlaws also picked up wins in the field events with Stefan Quarrey (shot put) and Erich Roepke (javelin).
Cove won the high jump (Carl Gray) and the discus (Brandon Batty), while Elgin’s Stephen Howes won both the 110-meter hurdles and the long jump.
Outlaw girls second
In the girls competition, Weston-McEwen won the team title with 138 points, while Enterprise placed second with 107.
Elgin was third (90), followed by Imbler (88), Union (67), Cove (42), McLoughlin (23), Joseph (11) and Powder Valley in ninth (10).
Enterprise got wins from Ashley Sidoti (400), Lindsey VanDoozer (800) and Elsa Steen (300-meter hurdles) to try to catch the TigerScots.
Union’s Bayly Poor won the 200 meters in 29.00.
Imbler had a one-two finish in the 3,000 meters with Angela Stafford and Maddy Lease, while also getting them to finish two-three in the 1,500 meters behind Cove’s Hannah Brazil.