Most of Oregon’s top track and field times and marks were challenged Saturday at the Summit Invitational, as 30 individuals and relay teams jumped into this season’s top-four rankings in their respective events.
Host Summit raced away with the girls team victory, as the 10-time defending Class 5A state champions defeated runner-up Jesuit, last year’s 6A champ, by 49 points in the 19-team meet featuring some of the top programs in Oregon and several from Idaho.
Camille Weaver won the long jump with a mark of 18 feet, 7½ inches that ranks second in the state, regardless of classification, and was also first in the triple jump ahead of Summit teammate Emma Brooks. Weaver was second in the 100-meter hurdles with the state’s second-best time of 14.80 and placed third in the high jump. Olivia Brooks won the 800 in a statewide-best 2:13.29 for the Storm, who totaled 150.5 points. Isabel Max won the 1,500 for Summit, Haley Smith was first in the discus, and Fiona Max (3,000) and Maddie Hagfors (300 hurdles) each placed second. Summit’s 4x400 relay team won with a 4:04 time that is second in the state.
Bend High, which was third with 81.5 points, was highlighted by Maya Hopwood’s second-place finish in the 100, in which she recorded the state’s second-fastest time at 12.13 seconds. Kayla Rambo took second in the discus and third in the shot put for the Lava Bears, Sydney Gardner was runner-up in the 400, and Alana Dickson and Emily Showers finished 2-3 in the pole vault.
Jordynn Slater won the shot put, placed second in the javelin and was third in the discus for eighth-place La Pine, while the Hawks’ Olivia Flack took second in the 2,000-meter steeplechase. Sisters’ Ryliereece Morgan was fourth in the high jump and fifth in the long jump, and Whitney Gieschen posted the top finish for Redmond High by placing third in the steeplechase. Ridgeview’s Brenna Pinkerton was fifth in the shot put and sixth in the discus, Mountain View’s Erin Smith took sixth in the steeplechase, and Crook County’s Kenna Woodward finished fourth in the discus and sixth in the shot.
In the boys competition, Newberg raced away with the team win with 112.5 points. Summit, paced by Brayden Durfee, took third with 84 points. Durfee won the 200 in a time of 21.70 seconds that ranks first in the state, and he was second in the 100. Niklas Sjogren (1,500) and Ryan Tennant (long jump) each placed second for the Storm, and Noah Turnbull finished third in the shot put and fourth in the discus.
Ridgeview, which was eighth as a team, was led by Albert Hesse, whose winning time of 4:09.72 in the 1,500 ranks fourth in Class 5A. Brent Yeakey won the shot put and the discus for the Ravens. Inteus Schiavo (steeplechase) and Tristan Scott (pole vault) each placed second for eighth-place Mountain View.
Chandler George was third in the 110 hurdles, and Scout Labhart took fourth in the long jump for La Pine. Nick Armstrong posted Bend’s top finish by taking fifth in the long jump, and Redmond’s Tanner Gilchrist finished fifth in the discus. Crook County’s Noah Chaney was sixth in the pole vault, and Sisters’ Keegan Greaney was fourth in the 300 hurdles in 40.02 seconds in a race featuring three of the top times in Oregon and the top time in Idaho this season.