The Canby sprinter makes his mark in the 100 and 200 at the state showcase, a fill-in event for no state track this year

With no official state track and field championships this year, coaches around the state organized separate "state meet" experiences for athletes at all classifications.

The Oregon 6A Track and Field State Showcase, help May 21-22 at Oregon City's Pioneer Memorial Stadium, featured many of the state's best, including a small contingent from Canby High School.

PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Kyle Sandner earned a pair of medals at this year's Oregon 6A Track and Field State Showcase May 21-22.

When the running, jumping and throwing were finished, Kyle Sandner was the only Cougar to earn a state medal, taking fifth in the 100 meters (11.23) and fourth in the 200 (22.86).

Sandner's season's best in the 100 was an 11.03 clocked during the prelims at the Tri-River League's district meet. In the 200, his season's best was also in a prelim at the district meet when he clocked 22.46.

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