Rangers cruise to victory over Tri-Valley's best; Corbett girls take second

PMG PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Estacada junior Heather Shaver won the Tri-Valley Conference cross country championship race.The Estacada girls cross country team are the 2021 conference champions after cruising across the finish line in dominant fashion earlier this week.

The Ranger girls had three runners in the top 10 as they easily claimed the 4A Tri-Valley Conference Championship trophy Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Milo McIver State Park.

The overall winner was Estacada junior Heather Shaver, who crossed the line with a personal-best 20:34.50. The other Rangers top performers were sophomore Scottie Weiler (fourth — 22:58.10) and senior Kaitlin Willis (10th — 24:42.30).

PMG PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Corbett junior Maizy King, who has qualified for state for the third time in her career. The Estacada girls won the 5,000-meter varsity race with 26 points, followed by Corbett (41 points) and Gladstone (56). The Cardinals had two runners in the top-10 with personal best times — sophomore Malena Mayell (fifth — 23:21.00) and sophomore Ava Horton (seventh — 23:27.90).

For the boys varsity 5,000-meters, Molalla won the meet (49 points), followed by North Marion (51) and Estacada (72). Corbett finished fourth just two points behind.

PMG PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Estacada junior Lliam Baird leads a pack of runners during the Tri-Valley Conference Championship Wednesday, Oct. 27. The top Rangers runner was junior Lliam Baird (second — 18:22.30), while the top finisher for the Cardinals was junior Jackson Minsker (11th — 19:29.70).

The OSAA 4A State Cross Country Championships will be held Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6, at Lane Community College.

See a full list of results online at

PMG PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Ranger senior Oliver Morgan during the Tri-Valley Conference Championship race.

PMG PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Cardinals sophomore Ian McElmurry leads a pack of runners during the conference championships.

PMG PHOTO: TANNER RUSS - Estacada sophomore Scottie Weiler placed fourth in the championship race.

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