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Tualatin boys beat Century to go to 3-0

The Timberwolf girls are edged in last week's meet


HILLSBORO — The Tualatin High School boys track and field team is still perfect in league meets.

The Timberwolves moved to 3-0 in Pacific Conference competition by scoring an 86-59 win over Century in a meet held April 17 at Century High.

The Tualatin boys had a big day on the track, picking up eight first-place finishes.

Junior Matthew Lovos had two of those victories. He won the 1,500-meter run in a time of 4 minutes, 25.62 seconds and he had a winning mark of 9:34.36 in the 3,000.

Tualatin senior Saif Al Rikabi sprinted to victory in the 200 in 23.67, senior Rigo Rodriguez triumphed in the 400 in 52.59, senior Scott Allred won the 800 in 2:05.50 and Robert Ellis picked up a win in the 110 high hurdles in 16.95.

The Tualatin boys also won both relay races. In the 4 x 100 relay, the team of junior Nick Hines, Rodriguez, Rikabi and senior Kyle Gager won in a time of 44.91. In the 4 x 400 relay, sophomore Billy Colder, Rodriguez, Allred and Gager triumphed in 3:35.73.

In the field events, senior Beau Kennedy jumped to a pair of victories. He won the long jump with a mark of 18 feet, 8 inches and he had a winning distance of 40-11 in the triple jump.

Sophomore Garrison Saina had a winning throw of 42-2 in the discus.

The Tualatin girls were edged 76-69 by the Jaguars at last week’s meet. The loss gives the Wolves a 1-2 record.

The Tualatin girls had a strong day in the field events.

Timberwolf junior Jasmine Suyematsu triumphed in the javelin with a season-best throw of 122-3. Freshman Ashley Elisara won the discus event with a mark of 82-0.

Junior Laura Taylor cleared 11-6 to take first place in the pole vault. Freshman Abrielle Anderson won the high jump with a mark of 4-8 and freshman Karina Moreland had a winning distance of 33-6 in the triple jump.

On the track, Tualatin sophomore Ariana Pumpelly won the 800 in 2:32.85 and senior Kayla Moore won the 3,000 with a mark of 11:16.19.

In the 4 x 100 relay, the team of Taylor, freshman Amanda Morris, Pumpelly and sophomore Aryana Harvey had a winning mark of 51.93.



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