W-M girls track fifth at state


EUGENE — The Weston-McEwen girls track contingent came home with a fifth-place finish here Friday in girls 2A state track and field action.

Madison Carlin led the way. Carlin took home one second place, two thirds and ran a leg on the fourth place TigerScot 4X100 relay team.

The TigerScots scored 40 points to finish in a three-way tie for fifth with Portland Christian and East Linn Christian. Kennedy took the girls championship with a score of 83.

Carlin was just edged in the 100-meter. Carlin ran the finals in 12.88 seconds after a 12.92 in the prelims, and Kennedy’s Loghan Sprauer broke the tape in 12.67.

Carlin also reached the 200 finals with a time of 27.06 in the prelims. Sprauer captured the 200 title in 26.25 and Carlin finished third in 26.96.

Carlin, in her last individual event, jumped 15 feet, seven inches in the long jump to capture third in state. Regis’ Alison Rickman went 16-02.25 to win the event.

Carlin teamed with Melanie Sederburg, Betsy West and Ali Schroeder in the 4X100 relay. The TigerScots ran a 52.96 to take home fourth place. Lost River turned the 400 meters in 51.38 to win the event.

Sederburg lost the pole vault title by three inches. Sederburg cleared 8-03.00 to finish second as Kennedy’s Madison Sprauer went 8-06.00 to win the championship.

West placed in both hurdle races. Her 49.38 in the 300 hurdles was good for third place. Lost River’s Emily Parks won the race in 46.00. In the 100 hurdles, West ran to eighth in 20.00.

On the boys side, two TigerScots carried the Weston-McEwen banner. Clayton Gaines got off a 141-00 heave in the discuss to take a second-place ribbon behind Nestucca’s Brett Elder who won with a 152-06 effort.

In the shot put, Gaines had a 43-10.25 effort to finish sixth.

Shaw Broncheau reached the final 10 in the triple jump. The freshman cleared 36-11.75 to earn tenth place.

The two-man squad finished 11th in the team standings, as Central Linn won the boys 2A title with 87 points.


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