Taft Middle School
The Nestucca Bobcats defeated the Taft Tigers 20-6 Tuesday in the middle-school football season opener at Nestucca.
Sixth-graders Trenton Battle and Ryan Best led the Taft middle school cross country team with the top boys performances Thursday.
Sprinter Brayan Mateo won the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes, and Joshua Ruiz won the shot put Tuesday to pace the Taft boys in the Mid-Valley Central Coast middle school track and field meet at Newport High School.
Brayan Mateo won both sprints, Austin Winters won the 1,500, Joshua Ruiz won the shot put and Kaden Hindman won the javelin to lead Taft to the boys title Wednesday in a West Valley League middle school track and field meet at Amity.
Austin Winters won the 1,500-meter run, MaKaden Melton the 100-meter hurdles and sprinter Aubrey Sciarrotta was second in two events Monday in a Coast Valley League middle school track and field meet at Voris Field.