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State track and field predictions

The Tribune's predictions for the U.S. Bank/OSAA Class 4A state track and field meet today and Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, based on qualifying times and placings in previous top meets:

BOYS

100: 1) Travis Ramme, Sheldon; 2) Tommy Skipper, Sandy; 3) Tracy Harrell, Jefferson. Also likely to make the finals: Weidu Zhen, David Douglas

200: 1) Travis Ramme, Sheldon; 2) Phillip Alexander, McNary; 3) Tracy Harrell, Jefferson. Also likely to make the finals: Jerome Lawrence, Benson

400: 1) Philip Alexander, McNary; 2) Ben Looney, Marshfield; 3) Michael Richmond, Jefferson. Also likely to make the finals: Gates Anderson, Wilson

800: 1) Mike McGrath, Lincoln; 2) Joaquin Chapa, Grant; 3) Joel Hoff, Sheldon

1,500: 1) Joaquin Chapa, Grant; 2) Alec Wall, Grant; 3) Ryan Vail, Centennial. Also likely to make the final eight: Galen Rupp, Central Catholic; John Maletis, Jesuit

3,000: 1) Galen Rupp, Central Catholic; 2) Alec Wall, Grant; 3) Ryan Vail, Centennial. Also likely to make the final eight: Scott Wall, Grant; Zuber Ahmed, Benson

110 hurdles: 1) Sol Rexius, Churchill; 2) Chris Thornton, Sunset; 3) Colin McMahon, Westview

300 hurdles: 1) Sol Rexius, Churchill; 2) Matt Markley, Jesuit; 3) Travis Petchell, Milwaukie

4x100 relay: 1) Jefferson; 2) Putnam; 3) Churchill. Also likely to make the finals: Central Catholic, Benson, Jesuit

4x400 relay: 1) Grant; 2) Central Catholic; 3) Sheldon. Also likely to make the finals: Benson

High jump: 1) Jermaine Turner, McKay; 2) Riley Finnigan, Mountain View; 3) Richard Owens, Gresham

Long jump: 1) Richard Owens, Gresham; 2) T.J. Mingo, Parkrose; 3) Caleb Rexius, Churchill

Triple jump: 1) Richard Owens, Gresham; 2) Greg Hamm, Hermiston; 3) Sean Wilcox, Mountain View. Also likely to make the finals: Jonathan Stephens, Benson

Pole vault: 1) Tommy Skipper, Sandy; 2) Robbie Johnston, Eagle Point; 3) John Fay, Klamath Union. Also likely to make the finals: Nate Ketel, Franklin; Dom-inic Marchese, Wilson

Shot put: 1) Nick Cole, Beaverton; 2) Brandon Tower, Beaverton; 3) Tyler Hartsteen, Hermiston. Also likely to make the finals: Jayson Schmidt, Wilson

Discus: 1) Derek Andriesian, Sandy; 2) Brandon Tower, Beaverton; 3) David Faaeteete, North Medford

Javelin: 1) Brian Harris, Hillsboro; 2) Casey Kauffman, West Linn; 3) Matt Johnston, West Linn. Also likely to make the finals: Chris Burbach, Jesuit

Team: 1) Churchill, 2) Sandy, 3) Beaverton

GIRLS

100: 1) Deborah Jones, Benson; 2) Ashley Taylor, Benson; 3) Sara Callier, Benson. Also likely to make the finals: Meredith Newby, Cleveland

200: 1) Deborah Jones, Benson; 2) Brandi Probasco-Canda, Benson; 3) Sara Callier, Benson. Also likely to make the finals: Brittany Grizzard, Marshall; Ashley Quay, David Douglas; Molly McCormick, David Douglas

400: 1) Brandi Probasco-Canda, Benson; 2) Irie Searcy, Lincoln; 3) Sami Whitehall, West Linn

800: 1) Lizzy Wild, Grant; 2) Emily McMahon, Mountain View; 3) Christine Soma, Grant. Also likely to make the finals: Annaliese Chapa, Grant; Margaret Frank, St. Mary's; Jean Higgins, Jesuit

1,500: 1) Meghan Armstrong, Tualatin; 2) Patricia Loughlin, Jesuit; 3) Margaret Frank, St. Mary's. Also likely to make the final eight: Kathleen Loughlin, Jesuit; Annaliese Chapa, Grant; Olivia Bender, Cleveland

3,000: 1) Meghan Armstrong, Tualatin; 2) Olivia Bender, Cleveland; 3) Erin Gray, South Eugene. Also likely to make the final eight: Patricia Loughlin, Jesuit; Kate Lilley, St. Mary's; Brooke Palmer, St. Mary's

100 hurdles: 1) Ashley Tolson, Sandy; 2) Paige Ford, Sheldon; 3) Joan Casey, Crescent Valley

400 hurdles: 1) Amanda Santana, North Eugene; 2) Niomi Ridge, Century; 3) Natalie Nash, Century. Also likely to make the finals: Gabrielle Parker, Benson

4x100 relay: 1) Benson; 2) Lake Oswego; 3) Sunset.

4x400 relay: 1) Benson; 2) West Linn; 3) Grant. Also likely to make the finals: David Douglas

High jump: 1) Ashley Quay, David Douglas; 2) Teri Silva, South Medford; 3) Danielle Duda, McKay. Also likely to make the finals: Joyce Oniah, Madison

Long jump: 1) Ashley Quay; 2) Lexie Viggiano, South Eugene; 3) Sarajane Rosenberg, Pendleton. Also likely to make the finals: Danni Dollens, David Douglas; Sherena Smith, Benson

Triple jump: 1) Lexie Viggiano, South Eugene; 2) Sarajane Rosenberg, Pendleton; 3) Joan Casey, Crescent Valley. Also likely to make the finals: Libby Whittemore, Jesuit; Chelsi Allen, Benson

Pole vault: 1) Ashley Salvino, St. Mary's; 2) Aubrey Harrington, Eagle Point; 3) Jessie Gallaher, Reynolds. Also likely to make the finals: Natalie Todd-Zebell, Grant

Shot put: 1) Emilee Strot, Gresham; 2) Sammy Smith, Sandy; 3) Stacey Coyle, Marshfield

Discus: 1) Emilee Strot, Gresham; 2) Val Bertsch, Hermiston; 3) Rebekah McAdam, Mountain View. Also likely to make the finals: Lori Jossi, Centennial; Kim Hollins, Jesuit

Javelin: 1) Mallory Webb, Newberg; 2) Rachel Yurkovich, Newberg; 3) Lauren Sexton, Forest Grove

Team: 1) Benson; 2) Gresham; 3) Grant