EUGENE — A high school cross-country season unlike any other ended in triumph last weekend for Newport High School juniors Aliya Larsen and James Lackey.

Larsen, the lone Newport female to qualify, placed sixth on April 10 at the Oregon 4A State Cross-Country Championships held at Marist High School. She completed the 5,000-meter course in 19 minutes, 39.2 seconds.

Lackey, the only Cubs representative in the boys’ competition, clocked a 17:21.5 to finish 25th of 87 finishers.

Junction City senior Anika Thompson earned individual-medalist honors in the girls’ race, breaking the tape in 17:57.3. Thompson was nearly 30 seconds faster than runner-up Ella Thorsett of Sisters (18:22.4), while Tillamook’s Sarah Pullen placed third in 19:25.4.

Siuslaw won the girls’ team title in a tight three-way battle with Sisters and Baker. Siuslaw won with 81 points, while Sisters scored 87 and Baker collected 89.

Siuslaw also won the boys’ team championship by tallying 70 points. Philomath took second with 77 and Sisters was third with 81 points.

Oregon 4A State Cross-Country Championships

April 10 at Marist High School, Eugene

Girls results

Team scores: Siuslaw 81, Sisters 87, Baker 89, La Grande 117, Tillamook 119, Phoenix 151, Klamath Union 153, Marist 176, Estacada 259, Astoria 300, Corbett 346.

Top-20 individuals — 1, Anika Thompson, Junction City 17:57.3; 2, Ella Thorsett 18:22.4, Sisters; 3, Sarah Pullen, Tillamook, 19:25.4; 4, Sydney Keller, Baker, 19:28.2; 5, Rylee Colton, Siuslaw, 19:345.7; 6, Aliya Larsen, Newport, 19:39.2; 7, Emilie Nelson, Marist, 19:45.0; 8, Kyla Potratz, Phoenix, 19:50.0; 9, Emily Tubs, La Grande, 19:50.1; 10, Ingrid Hellesto, Philomath, 19:59.9; 11, Pearl Gregg, Sisters, 20:17.4; 12, Jacki Martini, La Grande, 20:23.3; 13, Brea Blankenship, Siuslaw, 20:23.5; 14, Alyssa Johnson, Elmira, 20:24.8; 15, Emma Baeth, Baker, 20:35.7; 16, Gracie Freudenthal, Siuslaw, 20:43.1; 17, Isabela Coffman, Klamath Union, 20:47.4; 18, Kiah Carlson, La Grande, 20:48.4; 19, Hope Bridge, Stayton, 20:49.8; 20, Ella Zilli, Astoria, 20:58.2.

Boys results

Team scores: Siuslaw 70, Philomath 77, Sisters 81, Hidden Valley 96, Tillamook 134, Phoenix 147, Marist 189, Baker 197, La Grande 207, Molalla 252, North Marion 317, Astoria 320.

Top-20 individuals — 1, Ethan Hosang, Sisters, 15:26.7; 2, Patrick Clayburn, North Valley 15:58.8; 3, Will Thorsett, Sisters, 15:58.9; 4, Marshall Bush, Tillamook, 16:00.8; 5, Justin Ash, Baker, 16:06.5; 6, Cristian Mendoza, La Grande, 16:10.1; 7, Brody Bushnell, Philomath, 16:19.2; 8, Chad Hughes, Siuslaw, 16:19.4; 9, Samuel Ulrich, Siuslaw, 16:23.4; 10, Grant Bohannon, Hidden Valley, 16:31.4; 11, Sam May, Sisters, 16:33.9; 12, Mateo Candanoza, Philomath, 16:36.5; 13, Elwood Hosking, Phoenix, 16:39.7; 14, Lance Trees, Ontario, 16:39.9; 15, Kyle Hughes, Siuslaw, 16:48.5; 16, Asa Marwick, Hidden Valley, 16:53.8; 17, Caleb Christian, Hidden Valley, 16:55.5; 18, Noah Marshall, Phoenix, 16:59.3; 19, Jaxson Jensen, Siuslaw, 16:48.5; 20, Levi Knutson, Philomath, 17:00.9.

Newport finisher — 25, James Lackey, Newport, 17:21.5.

Flatt leads locals at state

LEBANON — Toledo junior Klaira Flatt was the top finisher from the area April 10 at the Spring 2021 3A/2A/1A State Cross-Country Championships at Cheadle Lake Park in Lebanon.

Flatt finished the girls’ race in 22 minutes, 19 seconds to earn an area-best 27th-place finish. Other area finishers in the girls’ race included Taft sophomore Makaia Kessinger, who was 55th in 23:29.13, and Taft senior Claira Tolan, whose time of 24:08.69, was good for 69th.

Bandon was the girls’ team champion with 49 points, and Columbia Christian junior Makena Houston won the individual race by clocking in at 18:24.33.

The top area finisher in the 3A boys’ race was Taft junior Brayan Mateo, who placed 65th in 20:34.11. Taft sophomore Cooper Fitch was 71st in 21:16.25. Enterprise won the team title with 17 points and Cascade Christian’s Jake Sorani was the individual winner with a time of 15:58.57.

The only area competitor in the 2A/1A boys’ race was Waldport senior Lucas Forshee. He placed 77th by finishing in 20:23.37.

No Lincoln County School District school qualified as a team at the state meet.

Spring 2021 3A/2A/1A State Cross-Country Championships

April 10 at Cheadle Lake Park, Lebanon

3A/2A/1A girls results

Team scores: Bandon 49, Enterprise 102, Heppner 114, Catlin Gabel 120, Union 150, Myrtle Point 156, Riverdale 162, Southwest Christian 202, Central Linn 263, Blanchet Catholic 263, Harrisburg 288, Santiam Christian 296.

Top-20 individuals — 1, Makena Houston, Columbia Christian 18:24.33; 2, Cristin Brethower, Yamhill-Carlton, 19:42.88; 3, Kaley Schneider, Lakeview, 19:44.55; 4, Zoe Rector, Riverdale, 19:47.53; 5, Megan Cover, Catlin Gable, 19:51.82; 6, Holly Hutton, Bandon, 20:01.97; 7, Jordan White, Neah-Kah-Nie, 20:09.90; 8, Katie Chapman, Lowell, 20:12.85; 9, Julia McLaughlin, Regis, 20:22.38; 10, Sarah Nicholson, Myrtle Point, 20:39.52; 11, Delaney Draeger, Vernonia, 20:44.89; 12, Madelyn Nichols, Heppner, 21:02.47; 13, Athena Lau, Scio, 21:04.62; 14, Danielle McLain, Bandon, 21:09.62; 15, Kyla Hook, Enterprise, 21:20.24; 16, Judah Koehler, North Lake, 21:24.23; 17, Aunika Miller, Bandon, 21:35.79; 18, Emma Lutz, Blanchet Catholic, 21:41.69; 19, Sadie Gump, Vernonia, 21:47.90; 20, Kallyn Wilkins, Condon, 21:48.08.

Area finishers — 27, Klaira Flatt, Toledo, 22:19.40; 55, Makaia Kessinger, Taft, 23:29.13; 69, Claira Tolan, Taft, 24:08.69.

3A boys results

Team scores: Enterprise 17, La Pine 45, Westside Christian 85, Warrenton 132, Catlin Gabel 134, Willamina 172, Santiam Christian 186, Creswell 245, St. Mary’s 261, Harrisburg 269, Riverdale 304.

Top-20 individuals — 1, Jake Sorani, Cascade Christian, 15:58.57; 2, Henry Coughlin, Enterprise, 16:01.15; 3, Zac Knapp, Enterprise, 16:81.81; 4, Wyatt Montgomery, La Pine, 16:56.56; 5, Bayden Menton, Enterprise, 16:59.01; 6, Max Miller, La Pine, 17:10.40; 7, Benjamin Bourne, Santiam Christiqan, 17:11.63; 8, David Dugan, Westside Christian 17:16.66; 9, Jesse Ordonez, La Pine, 17:22.08; 10, Lukas von Koch, Westside Christian, 17:28.90; 11, Mike Hart, Catin Gabel, 17:31.38; 12, Forrest Cooley, Warrenton, 17:38.82; 13, Ryder Haris, Westside Christian, 17:39.03; 14, Ben Bockmann, Catin Gabel, 17:44.00; 15, Ian Goodrich, Enterprise, 17:55.90; 16, Zander Moha, Warrenton, 18:02.80; 17, Kaleb Floyd, Willamina, 18:03.10; 18, Brenden Moore, Enterprise, 18:15.51; 19, Indy Freyer, Warrenton, 18:21.20; 20, Tyler Edwards, Oregon Episcopal, 18:21.34.

Taft finishers — 65, Brayan Mateo, 20:34.11; 71, Cooper Fitch, 21:16.25.

2A/1A boys results

Team scores: Union 49, St. Stephen’s Academy 79, Bandon 93, Western Christian 151, Knappa 172, Stanfield/Echo 183, Central Linn 185, Heppner 193, Myrtle Point 226, Grant Union 249, Vernonia 281, Culver 294, Country Christian 318, Southwest Christian 372.

Top-20 individuals — 1, Sisay Hurry, Stanfield/Echo, 16:25.99; 2, Brandon Williams, East Linn Christian, 16:27.87; 3, Isaiah Rodriguez, Knappa, 16:45.21; 4, Taylor Fox, Union, 16:48.99; 5, Trevor Nichols, Heppner, 16:49.55; 6, Caleb Brown, Pine Eagle, 17:00.85; 7, Israel O’Reilly, Union, 17:02.12; 8, Justus Jackson, St. Stephen’s Academy, 17:17.80; 9, Ansen Converse, Bandon, 17:17.82; 10, Ethan Slayden, East Linn Christian, 17:22.19; 11, Luke Williams, St. Stephen’s Academy, 17:34.77; 12, Declan Wark, Western Christian, 17:41.17; 13, Jack Ellis, Trinity Lutheran, 17:45.31; 14, Alex McIntyre, Weston-McEwen, 17:51.59; 15, Eli Williams, Union, 17:51.98; 16, Damian Avalos, Bandon, 17:53.18; 17, Charlie Ells, Bandon, 17:56.64; 18, Gabriel Morrow, St. Stephen’s Academy, 17:59.46; 19, Hayden Glenn, Central Linn, 18:01.40; 20, Carter Brown, Bandon, 18:01.97.

Waldport finisher — 77, Lucas Forshee, 20:23.37.

Elsewhere:

Football

Waldport 52, Mohawk 14

At Waldport, the Irish completed their season April 8 at Irish Stadium with their fourth consecutive victory.

“We finished the spring season with a record of 4-1, first place in our division,” wrote Waldport assistant coach George Leonnig in the game’s media report. “It has been a long time coming. Great bunch of kids to coach, most returning for the fall season.”

Tied at 14-14 at the start of the second quarter, the Irish scored 38 unanswered points to run away with the victory. Waldport hit its stride in its final two games of the season, outscoring its opponents 124-28.

Mohawk finished 1-3.

April 8

Mohawk

14 0 0 0 — 52

Waldport

14 16 22 0 — 14

Corbett 40, Taft 0

In Lincoln City, the Tigers finished their abbreviated season April 8 with a shutout defeat at the hands of the Cardinals.

Taft closed the season 0-3 and Corbett finished 2-3. No other information from the game was available prior to the News-Times’ deadline.

Girls soccer

Newport girls win, tie

At Newport, the Cubs closed out the season with two matches last week, posting a 4-3 win April 8 against Molalla and a scoreless draw April 10 with Dayton at Morrow Field.

No details from either Cubs match were provided to the media.

Newport ended the season 5-1-2.

Boys soccer

Cubs win season finale

At Carlton, the Newport boys soccer team closed out the season April 8 with a road victory over the Tigers.

The Cubs, who completed the season 5-4-0, did not play a previously scheduled April 10 match at home against Dayton.

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