Vikings' Rannow blazes to victory in 1,500

Siuslaw junior Hannah Rannow

Siuslaw junior Hannah Rannow ran the fifth-fastest girls 1,500 meters in school history Friday to win the event at the Wally Ciochetti Invitational track and field meet in Cottage Grove.

Rannow finished in 4 minutes, 50.75a seconds to move up three notches on the school's all-time top 10 list, passing Juline Walker and Hadley Roe.

"She was all alone and it was really windy," Siuslaw coach Chris Johnson said of Rannow's race. "She could run close to the school record (4:42.62a, Raelyn Robinson, 2010) in the right conditions with help."

Junior Anne Wartnik won the girls 3,000 and sophomore Ryan Jennings the boys 300 hurdles for the only other Vikings victories.

Wartnik ran a season-best 11:30.22a, while Jennings clocked a personal-record 42.08a.

Junior Ryan Rendon-Padilla was second in the javelin at 188 feet even, and tossed the discus a PR 122-2 for 11th place.

Other notable Vikings marks:

  • The Lady Vikings 4x400 relay team of senior Naomi Shoji, junior Hannah Rannow, sophomore Brea Blankenship and sophomore Gracie Freudenthal was second in 4:10.05a.
  • Junior Chloe Madden was third in the 3,000 in 11:56.73a
  • Sophomore Brea Blankenship ran a PR 5:05.73a in the 1,500 to place fourth
  • Freshman Julia Shoji had a PR 30.96 in the 200, PR 1:10.55a in the 400 and a PR 14-3.25 in the long jump
  • Senior Madison Reynolds had a season-best in the shot put of 33 feet, 4.25 inches to place sixth
  • Sophomore Andrea Osbon was fifth in the discus at 104-1
  • Junior Isaiah Jones ran a PR 24.68a in the 200
  • Junior Brendon Jensen (2:04.62a) and sophomore Jaxson Jensen (2:10.51a) ran PRs in the 800
  • Sophomore Skyler Loomis had a PR in the discus of 119-11
  • Freshman Chad Hughes had a PR 10:02.30a in the 3,000

The Siuslaw girls finished fifth in the 13-school field, while the Vikings boys were 10th of 13.

Complete meet results are online at

The Sky-Em District Championships are next, Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at Marist Catholic in Eugene.

The state championships are the following Friday and Saturday at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham.


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