Vikings still have races to run this season


The track and field season isn't quite over yet for at least three Siuslaw Vikings.

Juniors Hannah Rannow and Brendon Jensen and sophomore Jaxson Jensen are entered in Friday's El Jefe 800 meters at South Eugene High School.

Sophomore Brea Blankenship may join Rannow in the girls 800, while junior Kiger Johnson may join the Jensen brothers in the boys 800.

Rannow also will run a 1,500-meter race at the Portland Track Festival over the weekend.

"She's entered in the Open 1,500 at this point," Siuslaw coach Chris Johnson said. "They might move her to the high school section, or maybe even the high performance section once they see all the entries."

14 VIKINGS SIGN UP FOR STEENS

Fourteen Vikings — eight boys and six girls — will participate in the annual Steens Mountain High Altitude Running Camp in July.

The eight boys include Jacob Blankenship, Chad Hughes, Kyle Hughes, Jonah Jarman, Brendon Jensen, Kiger Johnson, Jared Northrop and Samuel Ulrich.

The six girls include Brea Blankenship, Rylee Colton, Gracie Freudenthal, Chloe Madden, Hannah Rannow and Anne Wartnik.

VIKINGS CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE
(Tentative, from athletic.net, May 29, 2019)

  • Monday, Aug. 19 — First practice
  • Saturday, Sept. 14 — Northwest Classic, Lane Community College, Eugene
  • Saturday, Sept. 21 — Molalla Invitational
  • Saturday, Sept. 28 — Nike Portland XC, Portland Meadows Race Track
  • Saturday, Oct. 5 — Woahink Lake XC Invitational
  • Saturday, Oct. 12 — Paul Marriman Invitational, Philomath
  • Saturday, Oct. 19 — Warner Pacific XC Classic, Lents Park, Portland
  • Thursday, Oct. 31 — Sky-Em League championships, Lane Community College, Eugene
  • Saturday, Nov. 9 — OSAA 4A state championships, Lane Community College, Eugene



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