Summers places ninth at Texas Relays
Estacada High graduate Chancey Summers, a sophomore at the University of Oregon, cleared a season-best 5-feet-8 3/4-inches to place ninth in the high jump at the elite Texas Relays meet last weekend.
Callahan wins javelin by 30 feet
Barlow High graduate Christa Collmer, a sophomore at Mt. Hood CC, won the 800-meter dash at the Lewis & Clark Invitational last Saturday, covering the two laps in 2:19.81. She also finished fourth in the 1,500 and ran the anchor leg on the Saints runner-up 1,600 relay. McKenzie Warren out of Sandy High was third in the discus and fourth in the shot put and hammer throw, while Charlene Manning was third in the high hurdles and tied for fourth in the high jump.
Zecheriah McLaurin, a Centennial High graduate, won the long jump with a leap of 22-feet-8-inches and finished fifth in the 100. Chris Un won the triple jump at 44-4 1/4, while Tyler Callahan out of Estacada High won the javelin by 30 feet with a throw of 209-4. Cody Quinton finished fourth in the discus.
College hosts triathlon training
Mt. Hood Community College hosts a triathlon Monday, May 27. The event calls for a half-mile swim at in the outdoor pool, a 13.3-mile bike course and finishes with a 5K road run on campus trails. The event is open to athletes ages 15-and-older with online registration available at series33triathlon.com.
Mt. Hood CC offers a spring term class (PE185TRI) in beginning triathlon to help students prepare for the challenge.
Thorns win exhibition match
The Rose City Thorns womens pro soccer team scored a pair of second-half goals to beat the University of Portland 2-1 in an exhibition match Saturday. Danielle Foxhaven tallied the equalizer shortly after intermission with Allie Long netting the winning goal in the 73rd minute. The Thorns out shot the Pilots 23-6.
Rose City starts the league season Saturday, April 13, against FC Kansas City before hosting the Seattle Reign on Sunday, April 21.
Fighting Fillies open against Tacoma
The Portland Fighting Fillies of the Womens Football Association open the 2013 season at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 6, against the Tacoma Trauma. The Fillies play their home games at Milwaukie High. The Fillies are under the direction of new head coach Asia Wisecarver, a Linfield graduate, who was an assistant with the team last season.