Outlaws boys place fourth in District

 

Last updated 5/14/2024 at 10:32am



The Outlaws boys’ track and field team matched its fourth place District finish from 2023 behind two state qualifiers and a slew of personal records among the team members. The District meet covered two days at Reed Stadium, May 9-10. 

John Berg earned a wild card berth to state competition by placing third in the 400 meters with a personal record of 52.39.

“I am so happy for John this season after him being hurt last year,” said coach Jonathan Kelly. “He has flourished this year.

Reid Woodson also earned a wildcard spot, in the triple jump, where he placed third with a leap of 40 feet 1.25 inches. 

Woodson finished fourth in the long jump with a personal best of 19 feet 8.25 inches. Fellow sophomore Teegan Schwartz also hit a personal record of 18-feet-10.5-inches to place fifth in the long jump and came through the next day with a fourth place finish in the triple jump at 38 feet 6.75 inches, another personal best. 

Other top scorers for the team included freshman Spencer Davis, who made the final in the 100 meters where he placed fifth (11.84). He and Berg placed seventh and eighth in the 200 meter final with times of 24.17 and 24.35 respectively. 

Juniors Spencer Tisdel (2:12.11) and Finn Clark (2:18.45), placed fourth and seventh in the 800, while classmate George Roberts took fourth in the 1,500 (4:32.84) and fifth in the 3,000 (10:18.42). 

In the 4x400 relay, the Outlaws  team of Berg, Davis, Tisdel, and Charlie Moen narrowly missed a state berth, finishing third in 3:36.13. 

In the field, Logan Ryba capped his career by taking sixth place in the discus with a personal record of 103 feet 7 inches and Moen snagged sixth place in the javelin (134 feet 11 inches).

Siuslaw overwhelmingly won the team race with 225 points, followed by Elmira (128), Pleasant Hill (83), Sisters (72), Sutherlin (63), La Pine (37), Glide (24), and Creswell (24). 

 

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