PORTLAND — It was a pair of fifth-place team finishes for the Astoria track team Saturday, in the Portland Christian Invitational.

The Madison boys and Portland Christian girls won the team titles, while the Astoria boys and Astoria girls both finished fifth.

The Knappa boys were 15th and the Lady Loggers placed 17th.

Sophomore Kaisa Johnson scored big points for the Astoria girls with second place finishes in the 800 meters (2:26.50) and the 1,500 meters (5:07). Teammate Theresa Spenner was seventh in the 800.

Jaysea Williams also added points, as she finished third in the 300-meter hurdles (52.07) and fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (18.12).

Alexis Mather cleared 5 feet for second in the high jump, and also jumped 14-31/2 for fifth in the long jump.

On the boys’ side, the Fishermen had second place finishes from Andy McClean in the 400 meters (53.46); Mack Hunter in the 800 (2:04.95); and the foursome of Hunter, Christian Gramson, McClean and Robert Kee placed second in the 1,600-meter relay (3:43.83) behind Madison.

Nicholas Long took fourth in the 3,000 meters (9:47.60), and Gramson was fifth in the 1,500 (4:27.42).

Knappa’s Devin Lewis-Allen was fifth in the 400 (54.46) and seventh in the 200 meters (24.62).

In the throwing events, Astoria’s Levi Iverson had a toss of 44 feet, nine inches for third in the shot put, and he was fourth in the discus (123-1), just ahead of teammate Josh Raichl (121-8).

Astoria’s Zach Cosner was fourth in the javelin (138-9), and Kee jumped 18-71/2 for third out of 36 competitors in the long jump.


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