Crater’s Fisher wins thrice in three-way meet
EAGLE POINT — Crater’s Cody Fisher won three individual events — two throws and a jump — to highlight a three-way Midwestern League track and field meet that included host Eagle Point and Ashland Tuesday.
Crater won the boys and girls team titles with 67 and 74.5 points, respectively.
Fisher, a junior, captured the shot put with a throw of 43 feet, 4 inches, and the discus with a mark of 139-0. He triple-jumped 38-4 for his third victory. The shot and triple jump marks were personal bests.
Ashland’s Arlo Davis was the only other boy to win multiple events, taking the 800 (2:08.30) and 1,500 (4:17.70) meters.
In the girls meet, Crater was led by Maya Van Hook and Emily Thomason. Van Hook garnered wins in the 100 (13.26 seconds) and long jump (15-10), and Thomason triumphed in the pole vault (10-6) and triple jump (30-11).
Eagle Point’s Andrea Flores captured the 200 (28.75) and high jump (4-10).
BOYS TEAM SCORES: Crater 67, Eagle Point 57.5, Ashland 53.5.
GIRLS TEAM SCORES: Crater 74.5, Ashland 47.5, Eagle Point 43.
SOUTH MEDFORD 7, NORTH MEDFORD 1: South Medford top seed Elliot Hikade won his match, and Jay Panchal and Caleb Buckman teamed to win at No. 1 doubles at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park.
Hikade upended North Medford’s Kevin Kuhn, 6-2, 6-2, while Panchal and Buckman got the best of Drew Burnett and James Harris, 6-2, 6-0.
SINGLES: Elliot Hikade, SM, d. Kevin Kuhn, 6-2, 6-2; Tyler Vistaunet, NM, d. Kennon Pulsipher, 6-2, 6-2; Braydan Wente, SM, d. Dylan Almanza, 6-3, 6-0; Ian Grady, SM, def. Jimmy Barringer, 6-0, 6-0.
DOUBLES: Jay Panchal-Caleb Buckman, SM, d. Drew Burnett-James Harris, 6-2, 6-0; Seth Parks-Blake Bennett, SM, d. Taoyi Li-Joe Baures, 6-1, 6-1; Daniel Schlosser-Cole Costanti, SM, d. Zach Shoop-Casey Haggins, 6-1, 6-0; Jase Graham-Ryan Crick, SM, won by forfeit.
SOUTH MEDFORD 6, NORTH MEDFORD 2: North Medford senior Sydney Brubaker dropped the first set in No. 1 singles against Koral Rechberg, then rallied to win a tiebreaker, but host South Medford ended up splitting the four singles matches and sweeping all four doubles matches to capture the Southwest Conference match.
Rechberg raced to a 6-1 victory in the opening set but Brubaker came back for a 7-5 and 10-8 tiebreaker victory.
South’s Maddie Day and Becca Newell fell in the first set 6-4, then edged Yoslyn Ortiz and Karina Ward 6-4 and 10-8 in No. 1 doubles.
SINGLES: Sydney Brubaker, NM, d. Koral Rechberg, 1-6, 7-5, 10-5; Ariana Watson, SM, d. Kiana Berry, 6-4, 6-3; Jahayra Ledesma, NM, d. Skylar Eiynck, 6-1, 6-0; Jill Holt, SM, d. Justine Yang, 6-1, 6-3.
DOUBLES: Maddie Day-Becca Newell, SM, d. Yoslyn Ortiz-Karina Ward, 4-6, 6-4, 10-8; Ella Taylor-Maizy Kesterson, SM, d. Ava Parducci-Aubrey Sandler, 6-0, 6-0; Julie Fuentes-Sierra Holm, SM, d. Abbey Hageman-Grace Bryan, 6-2, 6-2; Sophie Clark-Merissa Henson, SM, d. Mylia Barretto-Jessica Ramirez, 6-2, 6-0.