Callahan, Scoles, Warren win for Saints
Mt. Hood CCs Molly Scoles won the 400-meter final at the Northwest Community Colleges championship track meet last week in Spokane. She covered the single-lap race in 58.55 seconds the fastest time in the NWAACC this spring. Teammate McKenzie Warren tallied a team-high 23 team points, highlighted by a win in the hammer throw (164-0) by almost 10 feet. She also took second in the discus and was fourth in the shot put.
The Mt. Hood women finished fifth in the team standings with 75 points, while Lane CC won the meet with 252.5.
Other top efforts for the Saints came from Barlow High graduate Christa Collmer, who was third in the 800 and 1,500, while Tori Dixson was third in the discus and Megan Nelson was fourth in the javelin.
? On the mens side, Estacada High graduate Tyler Callahan won the javelin with a throw of 235-10 the best junior college mark in the nation this season. He also finished sixth in the discus. Cody Bierly earned a runner-up finish in the 800, leaning at the line to head up a pack of runners that came through little more than a half-second apart. Cody Quinton added a fourth-place finish in the discus.
Mt. Hood finished fourth with 41 points, while Lane won the meet with a 227.5 total.
Portland U23s shutout Vancouver
The Portland Timbers U23 squad got second-half goals from Eric Miller and Reinaldo Brenes to post a 2-0 shutout win over Vancouver on Thursday. Goalkeeper David Meves made three first-half saves to secure the win, as Portland moved to 3-0-0 on the season.
The U23s host North Sound at 11 a.m. Friday at Jeld-Wen Field.