May 21, 2022

Forreston-Polo boys win at Landers-Loomis field

Forreston-Polo won 14 of 18 events en route to a win at Oregon’s Landers-Loomis Field, finishing with 183 points on March 21.

The host Hawks placed second with 122 points. AFC (22), Indian Creek (16) and Mendota (0) rounded out the field.

Polo senior Brady Webb won the 100 (11.48), 200 (23.30) and long jump (21-5 1/2), and teamed with Evan Kelsey, Dom Christensen and Jordan Neuschwander to take the 400 relay (44.91).

Neuschwander teamed with Bennett Soltow, Parker Wolber and Cailean Davids to win the 800 relay in 1:42.30, and Davids teamed with Logan Albrecht, Ethan Phillips and Cayden Shelton to win the 1,600 relay in 3:48.44.

Polo’s Jace Coffey won the 110 hurdles (17.54), shot put (44-4 1/2) and discus (148-8). The Cardinals’ 3,200 relay of Draven Wells, Quincy Williams, Caleb Scott and Ethan Cain clocked in at 10:16.84. Cain (high jump, 5-2), Christensen (pole vault, 10-0), Phillips (triple jump, 38-9 1/2) and Shelton (800, 2:12.17) also won individual events.

Oregon’s Andy Harshman won the 1,600 (5:19.29) and 3,200 (11:29.26). Austin Ebert placed first in the 300 hurdles (47.90), and Nathaniel Schone took the 400 (1:00.10). AFC’s Tyler Reyes was second in the 400 (1:05.29).

Girls Finish in Third

Oregon was led by multi-event winners in a five-team meet at Landers-Loomis Field.

The Hawks accumulated 157 points, well ahead of Mendota (68), Forreston-Polo (59), Indian Creek (23) and AFC (14).

Oregon’s 400 relay of Cristina Tranchina, Jadyn Bothe, Lydia Cermak and Erin Schmidt won in 55.84 seconds, while Tranchina, Cermak and Schmidt teamed with Jessica Brink to claim the 800 relay in 2:01.07.

Forreston-Polo’s Peyton Knight cleared 4-8 to win the high jump, while Tabitha Falk took the 3,200 in 15:12.06. AFC’s Ireland Bradfield was third in the 100 (14.50) and 200 (30.30)