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Santiam takes 8th in 2A state girls track

Reporter for The Canyon Weekly

Averie Peterson placed in two events to lead the Santiam High girls track and field squad to 8th place at the Class 2A meet in Eugene.

Peterson took 2nd in the 800 (2:25.29) and fifth in the 400 (1:03.33) to help the Wolverines accumulate 25 team points. 

Emma Longfellow took 2nd in the discus (114-5), while Kirsten Crofoot (6th in the 300 hurdles, 52.33) and Ellie Lindemann (7th in the pole vault, 7-10, also scored for Santiam.

Scio, meanwhile, scored 13 points in the Class 3A meet, with Mariah Adams taking 4th in the 300 hurdles (49.92) and 5th in the 100 hurdles (17.44). 

Athena Lau also scored for the Loggers by taking 5th in the 3,000 in 11:46.85. 

Scio’s boys scored 9 points, led by the second-place finish of Carson Geneser in the long jump with a leap of 19-7.5. 

Also scoring for the Loggers was Levi Forson, who took 8th in the pole vault (9-6).

Equestrian: Scio finished 8th in the medium team competition at the Oregon High School Equestrian  Teams state championships at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond. 

Dylan Cate finished 2nd in individual flags, 3rd in figure 8, was 9th in barrels, and partnered with teammates Adalai Rudkin, Audrey Storms and Santiam’s Makenzie Schmid to take 2nd in team versatility and with Rudkin to take 6th in 2-person team sorting. 

Cate also finished second behind Dally Wheeler of Colton in the individual timed rankings.

Storms also had a strong meet, taking 11th in dressage, 17th in working rancher and 23rd in trail equitation.

Schmid’s participation earned Santiam 2 points in the mini-team rankings.

The top five individual and team finishers move on to the Pacific Northwest regionals June 16-19 in Moses Lakes, Washington.  

Softball, Baseball: Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii downed Santiam 9-0 on Monday, May 23, to oust the Wolverines from the Class 2A-1A softball tournament. 

Santiam finished 12-10 overall and 10-6 in Special District 2. 

No. 4 Scio softball triumphed over Santiam Christian 7-0 on Wednesday and will play Harriburg/Mohawk on Friday at a to-be-determined location. 

Logger’s baseball lost its first-round match up against No. 2 South Umpqua 2-5 on Wednesday.

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