Jones, Scappoose girls track chasing after district success
Emma Jones is one of the preeminent multi-sport athletes in the state. She's a star defender on the soccer field, a state championship meet qualifying wrestler, as well as one of the top hurdlers at the Class 5A level. As a junior, Jones won the 300-meter hurdles at the Northwest Oregon Conference championship meet, took second in the 100 hurdles and ran on both of the Indians' 4x100 and 4x400 relays took third at the district level. Jones took fifth in the 100 hurdles and sixth in the 300 hurdles at the state meet. Fellow senior Kelsey Ela was third in the 100 hurdles and fourth in the 300 hurdles, respectively.
Senior Tess Conway was the second-best 800-meter runner in the NWOC and then set a new personal record at the 5A state meet to finish second there as well.
Senior Ashlen Searle took sixth in the javelin and the discus at districts. Senior Kyrah Harrison placed sixth in the high jump and eighth in the triple jump. Junior Etosha Lopez is one of the Indians' top returning throwers. Senior Elise Briscoe is a factor in the 1,500. The Indian girls placed fifth in the NWOC team standings at the district championship meet. Junior Anna Havlik took fourth in the 800 last season at districts. Ela, Jones and Conway were on the 4x100 relay that finished seventh at state. Havlik, sophomore Sydney Hanke, Jones and Conway are all back on Scappoose's 4x400 that placed third at districts and 10th at state.
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