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Barlow girls sprint to East County Classic title

THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Reynolds Jacob Fry turns the corner while Hermistons Graydon Fritz manages the water jump behind during the steeplechase race Friday.TROUTDALE — The Barlow High girls track team piled up 148.5 points to win the team title at the seven-team East County Classic last Friday.

The Bruins did most of their damage in the sprints, highlighted by Sara Turner and Renick Meyer with a 1-2 sweep in the 100-meter dash (12.31 seconds). Turner also won the 200 (25.76), while Meyer added a win in the high hurdles (15.24) and was runner-up in the 300 hurdles. Rookie Whitney Waddell won the 400 (1:05.05) and Olivia Johnson won the 3,000 (10:30.73). Barlow won the 400 relay (50.42) by almost three full seconds.

Reynolds senior Hallie Knight won the 300 hurdles (47.45), while MacKenzie Pettingill won the discus (109-feet-9-inches) and Peace Igbonagwam won the long jump (17-1.25).

On the boys side, Barlow’s Connor Reinke won the 100 (11.37) and the high jump (6-5), and Skyler Galgan won the 300 hurdles (41.85). Both ran legs on the Bruins’ winning 400 relay (43.98).

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Look for expanded coverage in our Tuesday, April 5, print edition.