Vikings meet now Tuesday at Junction City

Siuslaw junior Rylee Colton, left, and senior Brea Blankenship

The Siuslaw Vikings track and field team will compete in a five-school Sky-Em JV Districts meet Tuesday instead of traveling to Newport for a three-school meet with Newport and Philomath.

"Newport won't let us come to them for sports since Lane County has moved to extreme (covid risk)," Siuslaw coach Chris Johnson said, "so track and field will travel to Junction City on Tuesday rather than Newport."

Also competing are Elmira, Cottage Grove, Marist and host Junction City. Marshfield is not entered.

Field events get underway at 4:30 p.m., track events at 5.


Siuslaw senior throws specialist Andrea Osbon and junior middle distance runner Rylee Colton are in the Class 4A top 10 in three events each with less than two weeks before district and three weeks before state.

Osbon is No. 2 in both the shot put and discus and No. 10 in the javelin, while Colton is No. 4 in the 1,500 meters, No. 5 in the 3,000 and No. 8 in the 800.

Senior Brea Blankenship is No. 3 in both the 800 and the 1,500, while Senior Gracie Freudenthal is No. 7 in the 100 hurdles and No. 8 in the 500.

Seven Vikings are in the boys top 10 in the individual events, including sophomore Samuel Ulrich, Junior Chad Hughes, junior Camp Lacouture and senior Skyler Loomis, who are in the top 10 in two events each.


Sophomore Hunter Petterson, No. 10 in 100 meters in 11.68

Sophomore Samuel Ulrich, No. 5 in 800 in 2:03.38, No. 5 in 1,500 in 4:20.16

Junior Chad Hughes, No. 6 in 3,000 in 9:22.27, No. 9 in 1,500 in 4:24.30

Junior Camp Lacouture, No. 7 in 300 hurdles in 45.49, No. 6 in pole vault at 12-6

Siuslaw 4x100 relay No. 10 in 46.22, No. 5 in 4x400 relay in 3:40.36

Senior Skyler Loomis, No. 6 In discus at 130-1, No. 2 in javelin at 160-11

Senior Liam McClellan, No. 9 in discus at 119-10

Junior Rhys Fleming, No. 4 in javelin at 150-11


Senior Gracie Freudenthal, No. 8 in 400 in 1:04.54, No. 7 in 100 hurdles in 17.67

Senior Brea Blankenship, No. 3 in 800 at 2:24.92, No. 3 in 1,500 in 5:05.57

Junior Rylee Colton, No. 8 in 800 in 2:31.99, No. 4 in 1,500 in 5:05.69, No. 5 in 3,000 in 11:15.84

Siuslaw 4x400 relay team, No. 7 in 4:30.00

Senior Andrea Osbon, No. 2 in shot put at 41-2, No. 2 in discus at 116-2, No. 10 in javelin at 100-0


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