HS Track: Triad’s Ovgard sets meet record

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Triad’s Gabe Ovgard broke the 200-meter meet record at this past weekend’s Sterling Invitational at Oregon Tech’s John F. Moehl Stadium. He crossed the finish line in 21.90, .04 ahead of Eureka’s Alexis Robinson. Both were better than the 2008 record of Mark Brooks. Ovgard also won the 100-meter and long jump.

McKinleyville freshman Morgan Coonfield was the record-setter in the girls 3,000 meters. She ran the race in 10:30.46, beating Klamath Union’s Brady Lukkari’s 1997 mark by more than 15 seconds.

Mazama’s Megan Morris won three events and Todd Delaney won the boys 800 meters. Logan Herman of Tulelake was first in the 1,500 meters and Hosanna Christian’s Elana Hampton won the 300-meter hurdles. Klamath Union’s Nicolai Luce was first in the pole vault and Lost River’s Chandler O’Grady lept to first in the triple jump.

Henley’s Lissette Gonzalez was atop the girl’s 100-meter race and was on the Hornets’ 4×400 relay winning team. Henley’s Abby Edmonds and Caitlin Kepple won the high jump and triple jump, respectively. Lakeview won the boys 4×100 relay and Delany Hall won the girl’s javelin for the school.

Henley’s girls won the team title. In fifth place, Lost River was the best Basin-area boys finisher. Cascade Christian won the championship.