Woodburn roundup: WHS track hosts Newport, Stayton in league meet
Track and field
On Wednesday, April 20, the Bulldogs hosted the Newport and Stayton track and field teams for a league affair.
Woodburn's boys brought in gold in more than a few events. Junior Yahir Romero Garcia won the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.14 seconds, 0.04 seconds ahead of second place. In the 400-meter race, Woodburn swept the top three spots with freshman Balamacab Lopez Trigo, senior Austin Arroyo and sophomore Karl Price getting first through third, respectively. In the long jump, sophomore Carter Pickett claimed first with a leap of 19 feet, and in the triple jump freshman Joaquin Parsons took first with a distance of 37 feet, 5 inches.
On the girls side of the events, senior Myranda Marquez took first place in the 800 meters with a time of 2 minutes, 37.19 seconds. In the 100-meter hurdles, junior Caitlynn Spencer took first with a time of 17.85 seconds, and in the 300-meter hurdles, freshman Ray Heide took first with a time of 53.23 seconds. In the triple jump, sophomore Alyana Ramirez took first place with a distance of 29 feet, 9 inches.
For full results, please visit athletic.net. Woodburn is set to host Sweet Home on Wednesday, April 27.
Woodburn faced off against Molalla on April 19 and were defeated 5-2. Molalla swept the doubles matches, but Woodburn's No. 1 and No. 2 singles Joaquim Lopez and Saul Rubio won their matches in straight sets.
On April 21, Woodburn faced Madras and once again were defeated, this time 4-3. Rubio and Woodburn's No. 3 single Isaiah Garibaldo collected wins, and the No. 1 doubles team of Jesse Gomez and Joshua Gara won as well.
The boys team is now 2-5 for the season, according to TennisReporting.com.
Woodburn came up short against Molalla on April 22. Only No. 3 and No. 4 singles Quetzalli Carlos and Galilea Lopez Chiquito picked up wins on the day, doing so in straight sets. Woodburn's No. 2 single Cassidy Garibaldo went three sets against Molalla's Angley Nix, but came up short in the final set.
Woodburn's skid continues. The softball team was defeated by Stayton 15-0 on Thursday, April 21, and had a pair of contests against Philomath and Sweet Home canceled. The team played a doubleheader against Cascade on Saturday, April 23.
Woodburn is scheduled to face off against Sisters on Wednesday, April 27.
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