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Oakland’s Wyatt Smith finishes 10th at Harrier’s Challenge

September 16, 2018

COTTAGE GROVE — Wyatt Smith finished 10th in Saturday’s cross country meet at Cottage Grove’s Harrier’s Challenge near Dorena Lake.

Smith ran the 5,000-meter race in 19:28. Cottage Grove’s Jimmy Talley won in 17:42.

Oakland’s boys team finished ninth with 225 points. Philomath won with 39 points.

Philomath also won the girls’ race with 29 points. Oakland did not have enough female runners for a team.

Hadley Brooksby was Oakland’s top girl, finishing 15th in 25:50.

The next cross country race for the Oakers is the North Bend Tugman Invitational on Wednesday.

Saturday’s Results

5,000 Meters

BOYS

TEAM SCORES — 1. Philomath, 39; 2. Elmira, 71; 3. Thurston, 90; 4. La Pine, 109; 5. Cottage Grove, 131; 6. North Eugene, 151; 7. Crow, 176; 8. Creswell, 190; 9. Oakland, 225; 10. Jefferson, 236.

TOP 5 FINISHERS — 1. Jimmy Talley, CG, 17:42; 2. Paul Ossowski, Elm, 17:49; 3. Brody Gerig, Phil, 17:50; 4. Grant Hellesto, Phil, 18:10; 5. Keegan Cook, Elm, 18:47.

OAKLAND FINISHERS — 10. Wyatt Smith, 19:28; 47. Brycen Terrell, 23:19; 53. Matthew Yates, 25:24; 55. Shane Eyler, 26:01; 60. Ayden Malina, 34:43.

GIRLS

TEAM SCORES — 1. Philomath, 29; 2. Elmira, 42; 3. Cottage Grove, 51.

TOP 5 FINISHERS — 1. Hannah Hernandez, Phil, 20:05; 2. Abby Raven, Thu, 20:58; 3. Kaitlin Cook, Elm, 21:14; 4. Annah Nyburg, CG, 21:15; 5. Madison Bushnell, Phil, 21:16.

OAKLAND FINISHERS — 15. Hadley Brooksby, 24:50; 31. Johanna Simonson, 30:11.

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