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The Vikings nabbed several top-five spots against other Special District 2 (SD2) foes

FILE PHOTO - Colton High School logo Colton's track and field team made the trip down to Mt. Angel for the latest Special District 2 track meet. Hosted by the Kennedy Trojans, the meet also featured Delphian, Gervais, and Santiam. Colton's boys' team finished fifth with a score of 17 points, and the girls' team finished fourth with a score of 25 points.

Freshman Dominic Combest finished in the top five of the 200 meters, placing fourth with a personal best time of 26.05 seconds. Combest also finished second in the high jump with a mark of 5 feet, 2 inches. Fellow freshman Zane Dinnell took fourth place in the 800 meters with a personal best time 2:23.95. In the discus, freshman Sam Shumate took third place with a throw of 88 feet, 9 inches (88'9"). That throw was a personal best, and put him at 16th in the schools overall discus record book.

For the girls, freshman Kiersten Frye took fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.47. That time was a personal best, and put her at eighth in the school's record book, one full second behind record holder McKenna Gilstrap.

Sophomore Destinee Burley took sixth place in the shot put with a throw of 27'8". Burley, the school record holder in the discus, placed third in discus at the Kennedy meet with a throw of 82'4".

Full varsity results from the meet are below:

LEAGUE MEET at KENNEDY

BOYS

100 Meters

16. Jackson English – 12.97 (PR)

25. Sasha Zhang – 14.01 (PR)

28. Peter Woodward – 14.43 (PR)

200 Meters

4. Dominic Combest – 26.05 (PR)

10. Jackson English – 27.12 (PR)

800 Meters

4. Zane Dinnell – 2:23.95 (PR)

1,500 Meters

5. Caleb Behrens – 5:30.13

Shot Put

12. Sasha Zhang – 27'3"

14. Sam Shumate – 25'11.75"

Discus

3. Sam Shumate – 88'9" (PR)

Javelin

6. Jackson English – 90'3" (PR)

14. Sam Shumate – 75'2" (PR)

15. Peter Woodward – 74'1"

High Jump

2. Dominic Combest – 5'2"

Long Jump

5. Dominic Combest – 16'3" (PR)

10. Peter Woodward – 10'5"

Triple Jump

5. Dominic Combest – 34'3" (PR)

GIRLS

100 Meters

5. Kiersten Frye – 14.47 (PR)

9. Rowyn Lawrynuik – 15.21 (PR)

200 Meters

9. Synove Hansen – 33.36

400 Meters

5. Synove Hansen – 1:34.88

1,500 Meters

3. Grace Dunn – 6:43.17 (PR)

100-Meter Hurdles

2. Kiersten Frye – 20.44 (PR)

300-Meter Hurdles

2. Ruby Becker – 57:00

4x100-Meter Relay

4. Becker, Lawrynuik, Burley, Frye – 58.47

Shot Put

6. Destinee Burley – 27'8"

Discus

3. Destinee Burley – 82'4"

5. Rowyn Lawrynuik – 71'4"

Javelin

10. Rowyn Lawrynuik – 72'4" (PR)

12. Grace Dunn – 65'8"

Long Jump

8. Ruby Becker – 12'11.25" (PR)

13. Synove Hansen – 9'8"

Colton's next scheduled track meet is the Amity Invite on Wednesday, May 1 at Amity High School. The first event kicks off at 3:30 p.m.


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