Running in the April 25, 10-team track meet in Elgin, Joseph junior Wil Story bested all runners while winning the 1500-meter race in a time of 4:52.76 while teammate Wyatt Warnock won the shot put as well.

Warnock heaved the orb 40’7 ½” and also placed second in the javelin with a toss of 134-9.”

As individual teams, the Joseph boys’ and girls’ squads each placed sixth among competing schools, scoring 61 and 34 points respectively.

The leading scorers on the JHS girls’ team were Linsey VanDoozer and Sarah Thiel who placed second in the 800-meter run and pole vault respectively. VanDoozer ran her race in a time of 2:39.62 while Thiel, a sophomore, cleared the bar at 7’.

Freshman Jesse Woodhead placed third for JHS at 400 meters in a time of 67.01 seconds.

The Enterprise/Wallowa girls’ co-op team placed second behind Weston-McEwen (134 points) with 101 points, one point better than third place Elgin.

The stellar event for the Outlaw squad had to have been the 1500-meter run where the red-and-black finished 1-2-3. Leading the pack was senior Hannah Graf in a time of 5:49.33, followed in succession by freshmen Dawn Mist Movich-Fields and Natalie Reimer in times of 5:53.32 and 6:21.38.

Also claiming first places for the Enterprise/Wallowa girls’ were Marta Stangel with a 33’10 ½” cast of the shot put and Elsa Steen, who won the 100-meter hurdle race in a time of 17.38.

Other second place honors for that team were notched by Hannah Schaafsma with an 82’ 1” toss of the discus and Stangel, who ran 100 meters in a second-best time of 13.48.

The Enterprise boys’, who won the ICUE meet team title with 135 points ahead of second place finisher Union with 89 points, benefitted from first place finishes by five different EHS/WHS athletes.

Dustin Dean won the triple jump at 40’6”, Falk Thieme the long jump at 21’5 ½”, Jordan Widener the javelin at 140’5”, Austin Burns the 800 meters at 2:03.23, and Eric Schwendiman 400 meters at 55.37.

The winning boys’ team tallied three place winners in both the 100 meter and 800 meter races.

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