Middle school athletes triumph
Five championships, including two by Ashland’s EJ Holland, were won by local middle school track and field athletes at the Meet of Champions at Corvallis High on May 26.
Holland, and eighth-grader, won the boys 800 meters in 2:06.80 and the 3,000 in 9:10.73.
Also on the boys side, McLoughlin of Medford’s Garrett Henderson captured the long jump at 19 feet, 4 inches. He’s in the seventh grade.
In the girls meet, Hedrick of Medford eighth-grader Jaida Ross won the shot put at 45-5.
Emma Schmerbach, a seventh-grader at Sacred Heart in Medford, won the 3,000 in 10:23.40.