Hornet track and field heads to district Friday

By Gary A. DeVon

Managing Editor

BRIDGEPORT – The Oroville track team participated at the league meet in Bridgeport on Friday, May 9 in their last meet before districts.

Placing for the girls were Austianna Quick, second in the high jump; Rachel Peters, second in 300 hurdles, third in 100 hurdles and fifth in the triple jump; Alexis Olmsted, fifth in 100 hurdles; Brisa Maldanado, third in the pole vault; Angel Carerra, third in the discus; Kayla McKinney, fourth in the 100 and third in the javeline. The 800

relay team was third with Carerra, Olmsted, Quick and Maldanado. The 400 relay was fourth with Carerra, Olmsted, Quick and McKinney and the 1600 relay finished first with

McKinney, Olmsted, Quick and Peters.

Girls team scoring was Bridgeport, 198; Kittitas, 96; Liberty Bell, 85;

Oroville, 68; Manson, 38; Soap Lake, 26 and Waterville, 18.

Boys places went to Blaine Wagner first in the 110 hurdles and third in the 300 hurdles; Francisco Curiel, second in the 3200; Matt Studard, fourth in the javeline and Zach Meiers was fifth in the discus. The 400 relay was fifth with Curiel, Wagner, Meiers and Studard.

Boys team scoring was Liberty Bell, 164; Kittitas, 108; Soap Lake, 66; Manson,

54; Bridgeport, 38; Waterville, 36 and Oroville, 32.

The team travels to Kittitas Friday for the district and state qualifying meet.

About Gary DeVon

Gary DeVon is the managing editor of the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune and celebrated his 25th year at the newspaper in August 2012. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in Communications - Print Journalism, with an emphasis in photojournalism. He is a proud alumnus of Oroville High School. His family first settled in Okanogan County in the late 1800s. His parents are Judy DeVon and the late Larry DeVon and he has two younger brothers - Dante and Michael. Many family members still call Oroville home. He has a grown daughter, Segornae Douglas and a young granddaughter, Erin.