The Tigers move to 3-0 in with victory at McMinnville

by: DAN BROOD - TOP VAULTER -- Tigard sophomore Liz Prouty (shown here at meet earlier this season), who holds the top pole vault mark in the state, helped the Tiger girls beat McMinnville. McMINNVILLE — The Tigard High girls track and field team sprinted its way past yet another Pacific Conference opponent.

The Tigers moved to 3-0 in league dual meets by scoring an 81-64 win over McMinnville in a Pacific Conference dual held April 17 at McMinnville.

Freshman Natalie Bryant and junior Lindsey Rosette helped the Tigard girls get their latest win.

Bryant sprinted to victory in the 200-meter dash in a time of 27.79 seconds and she won the 400 in 1:01.41. Bryant also teamed with freshman Rachel Josephson, sophomore Gabryel Galvez and Taylor Bryant to win the 4 x 400 relay in 4:33.40.

Rosette won the 100 in 13.23 and she triumphed in both hurdles events. She won the 100 high hurdles in 15.57 and she had a winning mark of 47.88 in the 300 low hurdles.

Also for the Tigard girls, senior Katie Harbolt won the 800 in 2:34.39, senior Megan Risinger had a winning throw of 33-6 1/2 in the shot put and sophomore Liz Prouty cleared 11-0 to win the pole vault.

The Tigard boys fell 92-52 to McMinnville in last week’s meet. The loss gives the Tigers a 1-2 mark in league meets.

Tigard junior Elijah Greenwalt-Simon ran to victory in the 400 in 53.14, junior Matthew Walsh won the 3,000 in 9:41.56, senior Blake Chamberlain won the shot put with a throw of 43-8 and junior Darren Rodrigues cleared 5-6 to finish first in the high jump.

Some of the Tigers also competed at the Oregon Relays, which concluded Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Senior Cameron Bremner provided the main highlight of the meet for the Tigard boys, as he ran to third place in the 100 in a season-best time of 10.94.

For the Tigard girls, Prouty finished in third place in the pole vault with a height of 3.50 meters (nearly 11-6).

Rosette ran to sixth place in the 100 high hurdles in 15.15 and she was seventh in the 300 low hurdles in 46.95.

Freshman Elise Conroy was seventh in the shot put.

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