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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Five Tigers post runner-up finishes at Scio track and field meet

Kadence James
Freshman Kadence James leaps to a second-place finish in the high jump

Taft High senior Mad Scott and sophomore JJ French posted runner-up finishes for the boys Thursday, while senior Savannah Russo and freshmen Aubrey Sciarrotta and Kadence James were second on the girls side in the Scio Icebreaker track and field meet.

Complete Individual Results

Scott was second in the javelin and French second in the pole vault for the fifth-place boys, while Russo was second in the javelin, Sciarrotta second in the 200-meter dash and James second in the high jump for the sixth-place girls.

JJ French leaps to a second-place finish

Amity won the boys title, 114.5-105.5 over Pleasant Hill, while Blanchet Catholic took the girls crown, 104.5-83 over Amity.

Senior David Jin was third in the 110-meter hurdles; senior Micah McLeish fifth in the 800-meter run; senior Jacob Mayoral sixth in the 400-meter dash and eighth in the pole vault; freshman Sam Cortes sixth in the 800; Scott eighth in the discus; junior Logan Gilleo ninth in the 200; senior Clayton Heinrich ninth in the 800; junior Tristan Beach ninth in the discus; and sophomore Rafael Del Valle Perez  10th in the 400.

Photos by Lon French

On the girls side, Sciarrotta tied for fourth in the 100; freshman Nicole Reyes fifth in the 800; freshman Jaelyn Olmeda sixth in the 400; senior Maleah Smith eighth in the 400 and shot put; and sophomore Elizabeth Kirkendall ninth in the discus.

Team Scores


1. Amity 114.5
2. Pleasant Hill 105.5
3. Oakland 82.5
4. Scio 74
5. Taft 56
6. Willamina 41
7. Blanchet Catholic 26.5
8. Santiam Christian 21
9. Dayton 16
10. Willamette Valley Ch… 6
1. Blanchet Catholic 104.5
2. Amity 83
3. Scio 73
4. Oakland 63.5
5. Pleasant Hill 59
6. Taft 58.5
7. Willamina 49
8. Santiam Christian 26
9. Dayton 22.5
10. Willamette Valley Ch… 2
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  1. So proud of my Granddaughters and Taft Tigers. I root for you all every time I see you are competing. BROOKE & JAELYN LOVE YOU. SO HAPPY FOR YOUR EFFORTS. GOOD TEAMWORK TOO.


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