Madras jumper leads Buffs at track meet in Klamath Falls

staff report / The Bulletin /


KLAMATH FALLS — Brent Sullivan recorded a personal-best leap of 6 feet, 3 inches in the high jump, the fourth-highest mark in Class 4A, to take first in the event and help the Madras boys to a 10th-place finish at the 23-team Sterling Invitational track and field meet at the Oregon Institute of Technology on Saturday.

Medford’s Cascade Christian won with 76 1⁄2 points, while the White Buffaloes tallied 31 1⁄2.

Nicholas Picard took second in the shot put for the Buffs with a throw of 46-06 1⁄2, and Kasey Cabral was third in the discus with a toss of 122-06.

Gilchrist finished 14th in the standings with 20 points thanks in part to Zane Anderson, who won the shot put with a 1A-best mark of 47-05, and Dillon Link, who took second in the discus.

For the girls, Ashley James led the way for the Grizzlies, who finished 15th with 13 points. James placed third in the discus and fifth in the javelin, with Paige Kooker taking sixth in the discus.

Henley of Klamath Falls topped the standings with 72 1⁄2 points.

Cheyenne Duncan posted the lone top-10 finish for Madras, which rounded out the 21-team field, with a seventh-place showing in the pole vault at 7-00.

In other Saturday action:

BOYS LACROSSE

Oregon Episcopal School 13, Summit 1: PORTLAND — Griffin Reinecke scored the Storm’s only goal in the nonleague loss to the traditionally strong Aardvarks. Dominick Hurley assisted on the goal. Summit (9-7 overall) trailed 6-0 at halftime. Goalkeeper Eli Simmons recorded 12 saves on the day for the Storm, who return to High Desert League play on Tuesday with a home match against Sisters.

Bend 11, Tualatin 3: TUALATIN — James Rockett registered four goals and two assists, and the Lava Bears outscored Tualatin 11-1 after falling behind 2-0 early to pick up the nonleague win. Eli Pite had two goals and three assists, and Cade Hinderlider collected two goals and an assist. Bend (8-5) held Tualatin to seven of 16 clears while winning 13 of 17 face-offs.

GIRLS LACROSSE

Bend United wins on the road: CORVALLIS — Bend United improved to 7-1 in South League play with conference victories over West Albany and Crescent Valley at Corvallis High School. Kama Remly posted two goals and goalkeeper Darien Maldonado recorded three saves to lead BU past West Albany 12-2 in the team’s first game. Kyra Hajovsky scored three times to pace Bend United’s offense later in the day in its 13-1 victory over Crescent Valley. Remly, Annie Beaver and Tori Landin added two goals apiece in Bend United’s second game. BU (7-3 overall) next faces league-leading Roseburg (7-0) on Sunday, May 5, at Summit High.

Boys tennis

Storm wins dual tourney: REDMOND — Summit’s Black team defeated Mountain View 7-1 at Sam Johnson Park before beating Bend High by the same score in the championship at Ridgeview High to win the Central Oregon Duals. Liam Hall wrapped up the tournament with a 4-0 record for the Storm, losing just two games. Thomas Wimberly also went 4-0 for Summit, improving his record to 17-1 on the season. The Lava Bears took second, followed by Mountain View and Summit Green. Ridgeview saw Brett Blundell go 2-0 at No. 2 singles on the day, but the Ravens fell to The Dalles Wahtonka 6-2 as well as Bend in sets, 9-8.

Outlaws post two wins: BLACK BUTTE RANCH — Sisters edged Henley 5-3 in the morning and then bested Hidden Valley 4-0 to sweep a pair of Class 4A/3A/2A/1A Special District 3 matches. Ryan Houston went 2-0 in singles play on the day for the Outlaws, as did doubles players Ethan Stengel and Michael Commins, who played together against Henley but with different partners in their match against Hidden Valley. Sisters coach Bim Gander pointed out the play of Devon Calvin in the Outlaws’ victory over Henley. Calvin held off Jackson Keppen 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in No. 2 singles against the Hornets in the closest match of the day.