Katy Potter swept the girls 800 and 15-hundred meters; Matthew Campbell did the same on the boys’ side and both teams finished second overall at the 13-team Junction City Invitational Saturday. Potter’s time in the 800 was her fastest ever by nearly four seconds and the fifth fastest in the 4A ranks this year. Her 15-hundred was the second fastest so far this season.
Other individual winners for the Viking girls included Alex Dodson in the 100-meter hurdles.
For the boys it was Hayden Schaffner in the 400; Brian Schofield in the three-thousand; and Billy Jones in the Pole Vault. The boys four-by-400 relay team of Campbell, Schaffner, Schofield and Mack Marbas won with a time of 3:37.7.
On the college diamond…
Number Six Oregon State claimed the final game and rubber match in a three-game Pac-12 series yesterday against UCLA with a 5-2 win. The Beavers dropped the opener Friday afternoon 3-2 then rebounded for a five run shutout win Saturday. The results bring the Beavers to 7-2 in conference play; 25-5 overall with a half game lead over Oregon in first place.
Number 24 Arizona State claimed two of three from number 11 Oregon over the weekend. The Sun Devils won the first game 6-5 in 11 innings then Saturday’s game 14-9. The Ducks flew back for a 16-3 win yesterday. Oregon had at least one hit from each starter and improves to 9-3 in the Pac-12… 23-8 overall.
Oregon and Oregon State meet for a non-conference midweek matchup tomorrow in Corvallis.