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Track team continues to make strides

The Lions top Lake Oswego in a pair of close dual meets last week


West Linn's track teams each won tight battles with Lake Oswego last week as the Lions continued to make strides as the regular season starts to wind down.

The West Linn boys won their meet 72-63 with both teams racking up points in their respective strong suits. The Lakers scored in the sprints while the Lions countered with a dominating performance in the distance events.

Roman and Grayson Ollar finished 1-2 in the 800 meters with Roman edging out his brother in a winning time of 1:59.22. Conor Egan finished third in that event.

In the 1500, Michael Katancik won the event for the Lions in 4:19.85, followed closely by teammates Michael Sullivan and Jacob Evans in a 1-2-3 finish.

The Lions also went 1-2 in the 3000 led by Bradley Olson's winning time of 10:22.07.

Tristan Stallcup finished second in the 110 hurdles behind the defending state champion in the event from Lake Oswego and he took third in the 300 hurdles.

In the field, Isaiah Molden won the shot put with a throw of 40'9” while Garett Keizur and Gavin Anderson took second and third.

Anderson won the discus with a toss of 123'10” and Jack Wannarka took second in the event.

West Linn also picked up a win in the javelin as Mathew Dzwilewski threw 140'6”.

David Evans finished in a tie for first in the pole vault, clearing 11 feet while Jacob Evans won the triple jump with a best leap of 35'4”.

For the girls, the Lions walked away with a 76-68 win. West Linn finished 1-2 in the 100 meters with Emily Hamel winning in 13.3, just ahead of Isabella Reichner. Reichner also took second in the 200.

In the 800, freshman Johanna Briscoe cruised to a win by more than two seconds, crossing the line in 2:31.32.

West Linn scored a 1-2 finish in the 3000 with Marija Jozic finishing just in front of Adrienne Hohensee.

In the hurdles, Diana Swanson finished second in both events for West Linn. The Lions would also in the 4x100 relay by just three hundreds of a second thanks to strong runs from Paige Leek, Audrey Clow, Emily Hamel and Reichner.

In the field, Katlyn Dzwilewski scored a win in the shot put, followed by fellow freshman teammate Kali Drango.

Dzwilewski also took second in the discus behind another freshman teammate in Meghan Carbiener.

Caroline Swanson and Audrey Belisle took first and second in the javelin while Emily Rissberger and Elle Dyrdahl each cleared 4'8” in the high jump to win that event.

Dyrdahl also won the long jump, leaping just over 15 feet.

The Lions most recently competed against Oregon City Wednesday.



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