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McKenzie Sports Report - April 4

McKenzie Varsity Sports Schedule This Week

There are no McKenzie Varsity Sports competitions scheduled this week. The Eagles travel to Mapleton on April 11 to participate in the Mapleton 1 Meet.

Levi Lockart And Solomon Acevedo Pace Eagles At Oakridge

McKenzie juniors Levi Lockart and Solomon Acevedo led their Eagle Track and Field team to a third-place finish, Thursday, March 23, at the Oakridge 2A-D3 League meet. Lockart topped all competitors in the shot put, throwing a winning mark of 35-11.50 ft., and the Eagle placed third in the discus (89-00 ft.) and third in the javelin (103-00 ft). Acevedo earned crucial McKenzie points by placing second in the 200 meters with a personal record of 25.44 seconds and by earning another second place and personal record time in the 400 meters, at 57.97 sec.

Acevedo also ran the third leg of the Eagle foursome that won the 4x100 m. relay race. McKenzie won that race timed at 52.28 sec. Trent Peek Van Sickle ran the first leg of the Eagle 4x100 m relay, followed by Allen Acevedo, and Solomon Acevedo, and anchored by Jovial Jordan.

Back to the field events, Eagle Cody Moralas finished 7th in the shot put with a throw of 27-03.00 ft. and Jacob Peek 13th with a PR mark of 23-00.00 ft. Moralas also finished in a 6th place tie in the discus with a throw measured at 72-08 ft. Peek followed in 8th place with a throw of 63-10 ft. The discus event was won by Triangle Lake's Dakota McConnell, who threw a personal record 91-11 ft. McConnell also won the javelin while establishing a second PR mark, measured at 135-01 ft. McKenzie's Jordan also threw a PR 9th placemark of 79-00 ft. Moralas finished 11th at 66-01 ft. and Van Sickle and Peek tied for 13th place at 54-08 ft.

In the long jump, Van Sickle placed 5th with a personal record leap of 16-01.50 ft. Allen Acevedo jumped 14-02.00 ft for a personal record and 7th place finish and Jordan nailed down 9th place with a personal record 11-10.50 ft. Nathaniel Young of Monroe, who jumped his own PR distance of 19-05.00 ft, won the long jump. Mitch Dumford of Triangle Lake, who cleared the bar at 5-00.00 ft, won the high jump event.

In the running events, Allen Acevedo ran a third place, personal record time of 12.44 seconds in the 100-meter race. Van Sickle took home 4th place in 12.57 seconds and Jordan followed with a personal record 15.09 seconds 11th place finish. Monroe's Young won the 100 m. in a PR of 11.21 sec. Allen Acevedo followed his second-place brother in the 200 m. with 5th place, PR time of 26.94 sec. McKenzie's Devon Lawson followed in 10th place, timed in 31.94 sec., a personal record for the Eagle sophomore.

Oakridge's Isaac Schroeder won the 200 m. in a PR time of 24.36 sec. Lawson followed teammate Solomon Acevedo in the 400 m. race with a PR time of 1:17.00 min., good for 7th place. Viggo Beck from Triangle Lake won the event, timed at 57.90 sec. Beck also won the 1500 m. race in a time of 4:34.19 min. Eagle freshman Will Meister ran a PR time of 6:28.94 min. which was an 8th-place time. Meister took home a 7th-placed finish in the 3000 m. race in another PR time of 13:20.05 min. The 3000 m. was won by Monroe's Eli Dilworth in his own PR time of 10:57.25 min. Monroe's Young picked up another first-place finish, running 2:11.02 min. in the 800 meters and the Triangle Lake foursome of Beck, Dumford, Yosiah Baker, and Porter Overvaugh won the 4x400 m. relay in a time of 4:01.28 min.

Eagle Girls Place Fourth At Oakridge

The McKenzie Girls Track and Field team placed fourth last Thursday, March 23, at the Oakridge 2A-D3 League meet. Eagle senior Hailey Prater had the highest Eagle finish on the day, logging a third-place finish in the javelin, throwing the spear 69-06 ft. Teammate senior Taylor Wickizer threw the javelin 35-04 ft. for a ninth-place finish. Matilyn Richardson of Monroe won the javelin event, with an 85-00 ft. throw.

Wickizer set a personal record in the discus event by throwing the platter 38-10 ft. good for twelfth place. Prater also finished eighth in the discus with a 47-09 ft. throw and eighth in the shot put with a 19-09.00 ft. toss. Wickizer tossed a personal record seventh place shot put mark measured at 20-08.50 ft. Eagle teammate Beckah Short tied for ninth in the shot put with a personal record 18-09.00 ft. mark. The shot put was won by Monroe's Audrey Young, who set her own PR at 25-11.00 ft. Braylee Ketch of Oakridge won the discus event with a good throw of 72-08 ft.

Other field event winners were Mikayla Smith of Monroe in the high jump with a personal record clearance of 4-00.00 ft. and Kiele Riggs of Triangle Lake, who won the long jump at 14-05.00 ft.

In the running events, McKenzie's Short placed sixth in the 100 meters with a time of 15.28 sec. Short was the lone Eagle to place in the running events. Richardson of Monroe won the 100 m. in 13.00 sec., a PR for her and the versatile senior won her third event of the day in the 400 m. with a top time of 1:04.41 min. Triangle Lake's Samara Baker won the 200 m. in a PR time of 26.87 sec. Mikayla Smith of Monroe won her second event of the meet, running the 800 m. in a personal record time of 2:54.15 min. Smith's teammate Ella Hinton also finished as a dual winner, taking both the 1500 m. in 5:52.44 min. and the 3000 m. in 12:47.59 min. Triangle Lake won both relay races. The 4x100 m. relay Laker foursome of Madeline Brewster, Samara Baker, Kiele Riggs, and Ella Mather finished the distance in 54.47 sec. In the 4x400 m. relay, Triangle Lake featured Keira Alvarez-Wilson, Ella Mather, Autumn Thelander, and Isabel Brewster in a winning time of 5:27.38 min.


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