Oregon City boys step up to win Class 6A state track and field crown
The 2017 Oregon City boys track team has now traveled where no Pioneers have gone before.
Where, you ask, did OC travel? All the way to a state championship.
The rest of the state's top 10 teams included: Central Catholic 37, Sheldon 34, Newberg 30, Tigard 28, West Salem 28, Franklin 24 and Sunset 23.
Leaders for the Pioneers included: Rieker Daniel, first in the 200 meters and second in the 100; Jake Harthun, second in the 400; and Mark Mironichenko, Daniel, Israel Miles and Harthun, third in the 4 x 100 relay.
Winners on the track were: Anthony Albright of Beaverton in the 100 at 10:54; Daniel in the 200 at 21.49; Braden Lenzy of Tigard in the 400 at 47.92; Henry Mong of Franklin in the 800 at 1:52.78; Mong in the 1,500 at 3:50.52; Joshua Schumacher of Jesuit in the 3,000 at 8:29.91; Carter Bracken of Lake Oswego in the 110 high hurdles at 14.24; Ryan Cavinta of Tualatin in the 300 intermediate hurdles at 37.85; Beaverton's 4 x 100 relay team of Mataio Talalemotu, Carson Crawford, Lucas Radostitz and Albright at 42.41; and the Central Catholic 4 x 400 relay team of Austin Hill, Parker Mann, Korbin Williams and William Mundy at 3:22.20.
Winners in field events were: Beau Sheeran of Beaverton in the high jump at 6 feet, 7 inches; Simon Park of South Eugene in the pole vault at 16-2; Jacob Williams of Sheldon in the long jump at 22-9.75; Joseph Harris of Gresham in the triple jump at 47-0.75; Tyler Sconce of Roseburg in the shot put at 55-09; Austin Kleinman of Sprague in the discus at 168-6; and Sawyer Christopher of Lincoln in the javelin at 189-11.