McKenzie Sports Report - May 12
May 12, 2022 | View PDF
McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week
The McKenzie Varsity Track and Field Teams participate in the 1A - SD2 Special District 2 Championships held at the Aaron and Marie Jones Community Track, this Friday, May 13. Field events will start at 11:00 am and Track events will begin at 1:00 pm. Twenty-one District 2 Varsity teams are scheduled to participate.
District Track Championship Comes To
Aaron and Marie Jones Community Track
Twenty-one Class 1A Varsity Boys and Girls Track and Field teams converge, this Friday, May 13, at the Aaron and Marie Jones Community Track venue. At stake is the opportunity to qualify for the OSAA State 1A Track and Field Championship Meet, which is scheduled for Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20, and held at Hayward Field, on the campus of the University of Oregon. This will be the final, and largest meet, this season, sponsored by the McKenzie Community Track and Field organization. Please plan to attend and enjoy a quality High School Varsity Boys and Girls Track and Field meet at one of the finest Track venues in the Pacific Northwest.
Local Eagles Enter District Championships With Top Ten Marks
Several McKenzie Varsity Track and Field Boys athletes enter the 1A - SD 2 Special District Championships this Friday with top ten District marks. Sophomore Levi Lockard currently owns the District 2 third best Shot Put mark of 38 ft. 10 in. Greg Reedy of Days Creek has the District and State best mark of 47 ft. 0 in. Lockard will compete in the Discus holding onto the seventh best District mark of 103 ft. 5 in., but will again face a State best competitor, Ray Gerrard of North Douglas, who enters with a 145 ft. 11 in. best throw.
Eagle Trent Peek owns a fifth best District Javelin throw of 120 ft. 2 in., Lockard is sitting tenth at 117 ft. 6 in. and both will again face Gerrard who enters with the top District record of 144 ft. 8 in. Peek's tenth place Triple Jump mark of 32 ft. 5 in. follows Joseph Shepard of Mapleton who owns a current, State fifth best mark of 40 ft. 11.25 in.
The McKenzie 4x100 m. Relay team (Solomon Acevedo, Thomas Hayes, Griffin -Withalm, Peek) has the District 2 fifth best time of 50.30 sec., and the top time is held by Days Creek, 46.75 sec., which is also a fifth State best going in. Acevedo has run a District ninth best time of 2:33.39 min. and Logan Gant of North Douglas leads that event with a 2:12.93 min. best. Griffin-Withalm has run a 11.98 sec. 100 m. best and will be attempting to overcome District 2 leader Keith Gaskell of Days Creek, who enters with a State second best time of 11.31 sec.
Eagles Set Several Personal Records At Crow Meet
McKenzie Varsity Track and Field athletes earned several personal records last week, Tuesday, May 3, while participating in the annual Crow Cougar Country Cinder Classic. Both Eagle teams placed fourth in the team scores.
The Triangle Lake boy’s team won the day with 104 pts., holding off second place North Douglas, which earned 100.5 pts. Host Crow finished third with 93.5 pts., followed by the Eagles in fourth with 87 pts, Mapleton, fifth with 35 pts., and Elkton sixth with 3 pts.
The Triangle Lake girl’s team also won their meet with a dominating score of 134 pts. North Douglas finished second with 100 pts., and Crow earned third place with 69 pts. McKenzie was fourth with 43 pts., and Mapleton was fifth with 15 pts.
Eagle Thomas Hayes won the 100 m. race with a personal record time of 12.50 sec. McKenzie teammate Trent Peek set his own personal record in the 200 m., finishing second in the event and timed at 26.44 sec. Levi Lockard took second place in the Discus with a personal record mark of 103 ft. 05 in. Eagle teammate Cody Morales finished sixth in the Discus with a throw of 74 ft. 05 in. Morales, in his first Hammer throw event, finished second with a throw of 75 ft. 08 in. and Lockard was sixth with a toss of 50 ft. 11 in. Peek set his second personal record of the day in the Javelin, throwing the implement 120 ft. 02 in. Lockard followed in sixth place with a toss of 105 ft. 8 in. and Hayes finished eighth at 84 ft. 4 in. McKenzie's Solomon Acevedo's third place finish in the Long Jump was a personal record 15 ft. 10 in. and Hayes finished fifth with his second personal record mark of 15 ft. even. Lockard took home second in the Shot Put with a toss of 38 ft. 6 in. and Morales was tenth at 27 ft. 4 in. Hayes finished second in the 400 m. race with a time of 1 min. 10 sec., and Peek also finished second in the Triple Jump with a hop, skip, and jump mark of 32 ft. 9 in. Eagle teammate Jamie LeClair finished third behind Peek, with a leap of 30 ft. 6 in. LeClair set his own personal record in the 800 m. run, finishing the race in 5 min. 47.21 sec. Acevedo took fourth in the 800 m. with a time of 2 min. 37.38 sec.
The Eagle girls team was led by Adrian Caulley, who finished second in the Long Jump with a 11 ft. 4 in mark, third in the Triple Jump at 22 ft. 1 in., and sixth in the 100 m., finishing in 16.17 sec. Eagle teammate Rebekah Short set a personal record for herself in the Triple Jump, leaping 20 ft. 6 in. for a fourth place finish. Short also took home seventh place in the 200 m. with a time of 39.20 sec. McKenzie's Hailey Prater finished with the meet with a couple of third place finishes, 21 ft. 3 in. in the Shot Put and 78 ft. 11 in., in the Javelin, the latter mark a personal record. Prater also finished eighth in the Discus with a throw of 46 ft. 10 in.
McKenzie Takes On Class 3A Track At Pleasant Hill
McKenzie and Mohawk, both Class 1A teams, traveled to Pleasant Hill, last Wednesday, May 4, to tackle Class 3A opponents in the 3A - SD4 Track and Field meet. Class 3A teams Cascade Christian, Creswell, Harrisburg, La Pine, South Umpqua, Sutherlin, and host Pleasant Hill rounded out the competition.
In the Girls competition, Eagle Adrian Caulley finished third in the Triple Jump, setting a personal record mark of 23 ft. 6.5 in. Caulley also finished sixteenth in the Long Jump at 11 ft. 4.25 in. and she finished eighteenth in the 100 m. with a time of 15.65 sec. McKenzie teammate Rebekah Short finished eighteenth in the Long Jump with a leap of 10 ft. 2.25 in., finished twentieth in the 100 m., timed in at 16.49 sec., and finished thirteenth in the 200 m. race, crossing the finish line in 35.84 sec. McKenzie's Hailey Prater finished sixth in the Javelin event with a throw of 74 ft. 1 in., twenty-second in the Discus at 48 ft. 4 in. and tied for fifteenth in the Shot Put, with a toss of 21 ft. 4 in.
Levi Lockard led his team at Pleasant Hill with a third place, personal record mark of 38 ft. 10 in. in the Shot Put event., a seventh place finish in the Discus with a 96 ft. 6 in. toss, and a ninth place finish in the Javelin, a stuck mark measured at 97 ft. 11 in. Eagle teammate Trent Peek finished sixth in the Javelin at 108 ft. 3 in. and Cody Morales finished twenty-third at 80 ft. 3 in., which was a personal best for the Eagle junior. Morales also threw the shot 27 ft. 2 in., another twenty-third place finish, and he took home twenty-second in the Discus with a 73 ft. 1 in. throw. In the Long Jump, Eagle Trent Peek tied for fourteenth at 16 ft. 0.5 in. and he was joined by teammate Thomas Hayes, who finished twenty-third with a leap of 14 ft. 10 in. Eagle Jamie LeClair set a personal record in the Triple Jump, 31 ft. 1 in., which was good for thirteenth.
The McKenzie foursome of Solomon Acevedo, Hayes, LeClair and Peek had the highest Eagle running event finish for the day and that came in the 4x100 m. Relay. The team ran the race in 51.52 sec., good for sixth place. Acevedo finished ninth in the 100 m., in a personal record 12.67 sec., and followed up with another personal record in the 200 m., finishing the race in a twelfth place time of 25.93 sec. LeClair's 28.27 sec., twenty-second place finish, also set a personal record for the Eagle athlete. Peek finished thirteenth in the 100m., running the distance in 12.76 sec., and he was followed across the finish line by Hayes, who was timed at 13.40 sec. LeClair ran the 400 m. run in a fifteenth place time of 1 min. 6.6 sec., and Hayes finished eighteenth in 1 min. 8.33 sec.
Mt. West League Middle School District Results
The McKenzie 5/6 Grade Boys team won their MWL MS District meet, scoring 119 pts. The Eagle 7/8 Grade Boys team finished third with 116 pts., following winner Crow, which scored 187 pts.
The McKenzie 5/6 Girls team tied for first with Triangle Lake, both teams scoring 45 pts. McKenzie's 7/8 Grade Girls finished third with 84 pts. Triangle Lake won the 7/8 Grade Girls competition with 156 pts., and Alsea finished second with 94 pts.
In the Boys competition, the Eagle results were as follows. 100 m. 5/6: First, Fen Willis, Second, Liam Acevedo, Fourth, Noah O'Doal. 100 m. 7/8: First, A. Acevedo, Fifth, Rhys Hamlow. 200 m.: First, A. Acevedo, Seventh, Avery Thoms. 400 m. 7/8: Fourth, F. Willis, Fifteenth, and N. O'Doal. 800 m.: Fourth, Cylas Sughroue, Fifth, A. Thoms. 1500 m.: Fourth, William Meister, Sixth, C. Sughroue. 3000 m.: Third, W. Meister. 100 m Hurdles: Third, R. Hamlow. 200 m. Hurdles: Third, F. Willis. 4X100 m. Relay: Second, (A. Acevedo, L. Acevedo, R. Hamlow, W. Meister), Third, (Jacob Norlund, N. O'Doal, F. Willis, C. Sughroue). Shot Put: Eighth, Jacob Peek. Discus 5/6: First, T.J. Doolin, Second Phillihp DuFault. Discus 7/8: Fourth, J. Peek. Javelin 5/6: First, T. Doolin, Second, J. Norlund, Third, Owen Young. Javelin 7/8: Eighth, J. Peek, Tenth, P. DuFault. High Jump 5/6: First, J. Norlund, Third, L. Acevedo, Fourth, O. Young. High Jump 7/8: Fourth, Skyler Lethcoe. Long Jump 5/6: First, L. Acevedo, Fourth, O. Young, Sixth, A. Thoms. Long Jump 7/8: First, A. Acevedo, Second R. Hamlow, Seventh, J. Norlund.
In the Girls competition, Eagle results were as follows: 100 m. 5/6: First, Nellie Sullivan. 100 m. 7/8: Sixth, Mya Triplett. 200 m. 7/8: Second, Claire Weiss. 800 m.: Second, C. Weiss. 1500 m.: Second, Myra Dion. 3000 m.: M. Dion. 100 m. Hurdles: Second, M. Triplett. 200 m. Hurdles: Second, N. Sullivan. 4X100 m. Relay: Second, (M. Triplett, Sophia Joy, C. Weiss, N. Sullivan). Shot Put 5/6: Second, S. Joy, Fifth, Aly Peek, Sixth, Gracie 'Mackenzie. Shot Put 7/8: Sixth, Emma Sewell. Javelin 5/6: First, A. Peek. High Jump 7/8: Third, E. Sewell. Long Jump: First, N. Sullivan, Twelfth, G. Mackenzie.