The Siuslaw track and field team was in Coos Bay last Tuesday, competing at Prefontaine Track during its first official Far West League meet of the season. Seniors Clark Hooper, Carissa Oliver and Abby Watkins, along with and junior Trent Reavis, all left with first-place medals, leading both the Vikings boys and girls teams to a third-place finish overall in team scoring, behind Marshfield and North Bend.
Hooper won both boys hurdles events, with a personal-record of 42.13 seconds in the 300-meter hurdles, and a time of 16.0 in the 110 hurdles.
Oliver won the girls discus after launching a personal-record throw of 134-5, then went on to win the shot put at 38-6.
Watkins won the girls long jump with a season-best leap of 15-6.5 and finished second in the triple jump at 29-6.
Reavis, meanwhile, won both the discus (143-1) and shot put (50-9). He also placed third in the javelin. Other top boys results included:
Top girls results:
In the boys team scoring, Marshfield won with 443 points, followed by North Bend (313), Siuslaw (245), Brookings-Harbor (138), Douglas (93) and South Umpqua (38).
Marshfield had the top team score in the girls’ competition with 386 points. North Bend was second (280), followed by Siuslaw (271), Brookings-Harbor (167), South Umpqua (82) and Douglas.
A select group of Vikings are at Hayward Field today, competing at the Oregon Relays.