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Track & Field

O-H boys are second, girls sixth at state


--Photo courtesy of Amy Schaeffer.

The boys 4x100 relay team from left: Gaven Elder, Sage Elder, Aaron Gies and Cole Kissler took 3rd, at the State 1B meet at EWU.

The Titan track and field team spent Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Eastern Washington University for State 1B competition. Both the Titan boys and girls excelled individually.

For the girls Lanessa Simon was on fire and nothing could put it out, taking first place in the Triple Jump with a distance of 32-11.75 and also first place in Pole Vault with a vault of 9'9". Once again she broke her previous school record of 9'6" set at regionals just a week earlier.

Simon took fifth place in Long Jump with 16-01.50. Almira/Coulee-Hartline, Mary Knight, Puget Sound Adventist and Entiat took the top 4 places and in the 200 meters Simon placed fourth with a time of 28.19.

Casey Schlomer placed fifth in Javelin with Wishkah Valley , Lyle/Wishram and Oakesdale rounding out the top 4. In Pole Vault she placed ninth with 7-00.00.

For the boys Gaven Elder placed third in the 100 meters with a time of 11.66 and seventh in the 200 meters with 24.25. He placed third in the 4x100 relay along with teammates Aaron Gies, Sage Elder and Cole Kissler in a time of 45.84.

Cole Kissler placed 11th in the 1600 meters and 10th in Pole Vault.

--Photo courtesy of Larry Weber.

2015-16 Baseball award recipients from left: Coaches award, Jayd Jennings. Captain and Gold glove awards, Chance Messer. Mr. Baseball, Brad Johnston. Rookie of the Year, Joshua Clark.

John DeWulf claimed the first-place spot in Pole Vault for the boys with a respectable vault of 12-00.00 and second in Javelin with 157-09.

Sage Elder was 13th in the 200 meters with 24.86 and second in the Long Jump with 20-02.25.

Colby Sooy placed 14th in Shot Put with a distance of 37-09.25.

With a time of 16.18 in the 110-meter Hurdles, Aaron Gies placed second and added a third-place finish in the 300-meter Hurdles with 41.82.

Overall, out of 37 teams the Ttan girls placed sixth with 33 points. The top three girls teams were Oakesdale and Mt. Vernon Christian tied for first with 69 points, followed by Cusick with 64 in third.

The boys brought home the second-place trophy with 54 points, narrowly missing a tie with first-place Bickleton by a mere 2.1 points. Grace Academy took 3rd with 46 points.

Congratulations Titans on a great season!


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