With six first place finishes and four second place spots, the Seaside High School boys’ track team fell to Astoria High School 134.5 to 134 at the Cowapa League Anderson Relays.

Astoria scored most of its points with runners placing in the middle of the pack, 15 placers from second to fifth place. This is Astoria’s third straight Cowapa League title.

Both Seaside relays, as expected, placed first; the 4X100 in 44.27 seconds and the 4X400 in 3:31.25. Kai Watts holds the discus champ spot with a throw of 142.11 feet, Bjorn McCord placed second throwing 136.3.

McCord holds the discus top spot throwing 52 feet 6.5 inches. Dennis Olstedt placed first in the 110-meter hurdles at 14.92 seconds and first in the 300-meter hurdles at 39.46 seconds.

Other second place finishers for Seaside were: Justin Krieger in the 200-meter dash at 23.19 seconds, Dominic Walker in the 300-meter hurdles at 41.22 seconds and Walker in the 110-meter hurdles at 15.82 seconds.

The girls’ track team holds first place in the 4X400 relay with a time of 4:19.79. Marla Olstedt and April Cockcroft placed first and second respectively in the high jump. Olstedt leaped five feet three inches, while Cockcroft went five feet.

Ashley Mayfield placed first in the 800-meter run at 2:30.43, Elaine Kloss placed second with a time of 2:31.85. Mayfield also placed first in the 1,500-meter run in 4:56.92, while Patricia Doyle placed second in 5:01.73. Doyle was second in the 3,00-meter run finishing at 11:12.00.

First and second place finishers will compete at the state tournament.


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