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Sherwood boys run to victory over Hillsboro

Track and field: The Bowmen even their NWOC record at 1-1

HILLSBORO - The Sherwood High School boys track and field team evened up its Northwest Oregon Conference dual meet record in impressive fashion.

The Bowmen moved to 1-1 in league meets by scoring a 77-68 victory over Hillsboro in a NWOC meet held April 4 at Hare Field.

The Sherwood boys had a big day on the track, and in the jumps, on their way to victory.

Junior Curtis Fisher may have had the biggest day for the Bowmen as he picked up three individual wins. Fisher triumphed in both the long jump, with a distance of 20 feet, 3 inches and he won the triple jump with a mark of 43-1½.

Fisher also ran to victory in the 300-meter individual hurdles with his time of 43.49 seconds.

Senior Tim Otto sprinted to a pair of wins for the Bowmen. He triumphed in the 100 in 11.42 and he had a winning time of 23.78 in the 200.

Sophomore Scott Harris ran to victory in the 400 in 53.75. Junior Greg Lemay won the 1,500 in 4:28.32 and sophomore Dan Cushing had a winning mark of 9:58.56 in the 3,000. The Sherwood boys also won the 4 x 100 relay in 45.37.

Bowmen senior Ryan Lobdell cleared 5-10 to win the high jump and junior Kole Krieger had a winning height of 12-0 in the pole vault.

The Sherwood girls fell 95½-49½ to the Spartans in last week's meet to move to 1-1 in league contests. The Hillsboro girls improved to 2-0 in NWOC meets with the victory.

The Lady Bowmen did have a strong day in the jumping events.

Junior Courtney Smurdon triumphed in the long jump with a mark of 14-6. Senior Kristina Cauthorn had a winning distance of 32-3 in the triple jump and she also won the pole vault with a mark of 9-0. Freshman Frances Pavao cleared 5-2 to win the high jump.

Senior Ilsa Paulson gave the Sherwood girls their only win on the track with her time of 10:21.54 in the 3,000. She won the race by nearly 2½ minutes.

The Sherwood teams were scheduled to run at Liberty in a NWOC dual meet on Wednesday. Results of the meet weren't available when the Times went to press.

The Bowmen squads will be back in action Friday when they compete at the Aloha Relays, starting at 3 p.m. at Aloha High School.