Sailors land three top-10 marks at state

Four Sailors were on hand for last week’s two-day 1A state track and field meet at Hayward Field in Eugene, May 18 and 19.

Senior Tyler Packebush, junior Tanner Wilson and freshman Nathan Roane represented the Sailor boys while senior Josi Hays was the lone Lady Sailors representative, competing in three events.

Hays, who sept the throws at the Mountain West District meet, competed in the discus, shot put and javelin.

For the boys, Packebush competed in both the pole vault and 110 hurdles, with Wilson competing in the discus and javelin. Roan joined Wilson in the javelin. Packebush ran the 110 hurdles with a personal best time of 18.30 for 11th place. He also cleared 11-0 in the pole vault for eighth place overall.

In the discus, Wilson threw 106-02 for 12th place, then landed 11th in the javelin at 127-05.

Roane was 12th with a mark of 123-05 for a personal record.

Hays had a pair of top-10 finishes at state, beginning with seventh place in the shot put at 31-01.5. She went on to finish ninth in the discus (86-05) and 11th in the javelin at 81-05.