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Raising the bar

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 7th, 2017

Mapleton senior Josi Hays (top) had state appearances in the shot put and discus last season, helping the Lady Sailors win their first-ever league title; senior Tyler Packebush competed in two events at state last year.

Beneath rainy skies, the Mapleton track and field team spent the past week gearing up for its first meet of the season next week at Waldport, where the Lady Sailors hope to launch a run to defend their Mountain West League title this May.

Meanwhile, the boys team is poised with several state returners who hope to use that experience to land the first boys’ district title in more than a decade.

“Our teams are pretty deep with talent this year,” said Mapleton coach Aaron Longo. “Our girls’ team numbers are a little low, but we’re talent-rich with a lot of athletes who have the potential to score in the top two or three at district this year.

For the complete article see the 03-08-2017 issue.

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