Oregon 6A Track and Field Showcase: photos, links, recap

The 2021 Oregon 6A Track and Field Showcase took place last month at Pioneer Memorial Stadium in Oregon City, and SBLive Oregon was there both days to bring you complete coverage.

Find all of the links below. (Reporting by Dan Brood, photography by Taylor Balkom)

BOYS

100

Rolin Griffiths of Ida B. Wells wins 6A boys 100 in photo finish

200

2 for 2! Central Catholic’s Liam Shores a champion in the boys 200, too

400

From 6th at district to 6A boys 400 champion — journey complete for Central Catholic senior Liam Shores

800

‘Just go slow, and I’ve got this.’ The strategy works to perfection for Sheldon’s Vincent Mestler in the boys 800

1500

Mateo Althouse of Lincoln fights through crowded field to win boys 1500 at 6A Track and Field Showcase

3000

Charlie Robertson finally gets chance to defend boys 3000 title, gives Franklin 6A sweep

110 hurdles

Barlow sophomore Micah Perry ‘focuses and powers through’ to claim 6A boys 110 high hurdles championship

300 hurdles

Nolan Malcomson of Ida B. Wells conquers ‘last hurdle’ fear, earns boys 300 hurdles victory at 6A Track Showcase

4×100 relay

Ida B. Wells boys 4×100 relay reaches goal — and it’s good for a 6A championship

4×400 relay

‘I’m just glad I got to do this with my brothers.’ Central Catholic shakes off earlier disappointment, runs to victory in boys 4×400 relay

Shot put

At long last, motivated Noah Culbertson of Sherwood nails down 6A boys shot put title

Discus

Consistency leads to 6A boys discus crown for Sandy’s Tanner Brewster

Javelin

Asher Krauel of Sherwood gets a 6A boys title and a school record while using Sam Crouser’s old javelin

High jump

Adam Maxwell of West Linn leaves no doubt in boys high jump, becomes first champion crowned at 6A Track and Field Showcase

Pole vault

‘Friendly competition.’ Teammates Aaron Olson, Harrison Canfield of Lake Oswego finish 1-2 in boys pole vault at 6A Track and Field Showcase

Long jump

‘I need a state championship.’ Owen Hawley gets one, outdueling Newberg teammate Blake Smith in the boys long jump

Triple jump

Blake Smith gets 6A boys triple jump victory as Newberg standouts finish 1-2 — again

Team

For Coach T! Forced to wait a year longer than expected, Sherwood finally delivers boys track and field state title

GIRLS

100

Cool under pressure: Lake Oswego freshman Mia Brahe-Pedersen sprints to victory in girls 100 at 6A Track Showcase

200

Mia Brahe-Pedersen of Lake Oswego adds 200 title to her long list of accomplishments in stellar freshman year: ‘I’ve been working really hard to get where I am’

400

Camille Lawrence of Sheldon races to victory in 6A girls 400 — with a big assist from Coach

800

Chloe Foerster of Jesuit makes most of opportunity to run with friends, records PR in winning 6A girls 800 crown

1500

Autumn Ost again! Franklin senior earns another gold at 6A Track Showcase, holding off teammate Kaiya Robertson in 1500

3000

Autumn Ost caps Franklin career with 6A title in girls 3000; next stop — Boise State

100 hurdles

Oregon City’s Harley Daniel lets no obstacle stand in her way en route to 100 high hurdles 6A title: ‘I just kept running’

300 hurdles

Who else? Harley Daniel of Oregon City the 6A girls champion in another hurdles event — the 300 lows

4×100 relay

‘Amazing!’ Lake Oswego girls 4×100 relay saves best performance for 6A Showcase

4×400 relay

In the race of the meet, Lake Oswego edges Oregon City and Jesuit — barely — for 6A girls 4×400 relay title

Shot put

‘It feels so rewarding.’ Another day, another win for Glencoe’s Jayda Lee, this time in the girls shot put

Discus

Glencoe’s Jayda Lee claims girls discus crown as part of busy day at 6A Track and Field Showcase

Javelin

Just have fun? Summit’s Kohana Nakato has plenty of it in winning 6A girls javelin title

High jump

Tualatin freshman Kyra Bakke wins girls high jump at 6A Track and Field Showcase: ‘I didn’t think it was real’

Pole vault

‘I was screaming with joy!’ For sophomore Nicole Prall, a 6A girls pole vault title — and a Lincoln High School record

Long jump

Sophia Beckmon of Oregon City notches a PR, school record, state title in girls long jump at 6A Track and Field Showcase

Triple jump

West Linn sophomore Anika Sukumar rides momentum to 6A girls triple jump title

Team

‘We love the sport, and we love each other.’ For first time since 1989, Oregon City Pioneers are girls track and field state champions

Best photos from Oregon 6A Track and Field Showcase

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