Titans sweep Southern Region track titles

05/11/2014 10:07

GRESHAM — Trever Walker won the shot put, finished second in the hammer throw and was fourth in the discus to lead Lane Community College to its 11th straight NWAACC Southern Region men’s track title on Saturday.

Lane won the meet with 225 1/2 points.

Walker won the shot put with a toss of 47 feet, 10 1/2 inches and went 150-10 in the hammer to finish behind Wyatt Meyring. He tossed the discus 137-3 and was the top scorer of the meet.

Lane’s Dakarai Hightower won the high jump in a meet-record 7-1/4, and Jonathan Cornish beat out his brother David to win the 1,500 meters in 4:02.58. Sean McGetrick won the 110 hurdles in 15.30 seconds.

In the women’s half of the meet, Kara Hallock won the 100- and 400-meter hurdles ( and the long jump to lead Lane to its fifth straight regional crown with 250 1/2 points.

Hallock won the 100 hurdles in 14.43 and the 400 hurdles in 1:03.58. She won the long jump with a leap of 18-8 and was second in the high jump at 5-3 3/4.

The Titans’ 4x100 relay team broke the meet record, winning in 47.49. Jahzelle Ambus won the 100 in 12.34 and the 200 in 25.44, Jalen Tims won the 400 in 56.52, Macauley Wilson won the 800 in 2:16.61 and Nicole Maurmann won the 1,500 in 4:48.69.


Reprinted From The Eugene Register Guard -Associated Press