3A Girls Track State Champions Photo

Congratulations to the Sutherlin High School girls track and field team for winning the 3A Track and Field team championship Tuesday night at Harrisburg High School. The girls edged out St. Mary's of Medford by 10 points (113 to 103) for the top spot at the meet. 

Sutherlin athletes won seven individual championships during the meet. Jadyn Vermillion won state championships in the 100m, 200m, Long Jump, and Triple Jump; Mallory Turner won state championships in the High Jump and 100m Hurdles (she also placed 5th in the 300m Hurdles); and Erica MacDonald won the state Shot Put championship. 

Other Sutherlin HS athletes to place were: Paige Edmonson (3rd in 100m; 2nd in 200m; 4th in 400m), Jaden Ratledge (5th in 800m), Mady Turner (8th in 800m; 3rd in Pole Vault), and Makayla Murphy (8th in Javelin). The girls' 4x400m Relay team (Paige Edmonson, Mady Turner, Mallory Turner, and Jaden Ratledge) placed 2nd. 

Member of the girls team that competed at the state meet include Jadyn Vermillion, Mallory Turner, Erica MacDonald, Paige Edmonson, Jaden Ratledge, Mady Turner, Mariah Summers, Makayla Murphy, and Amy Dickover. 

The Sutherlin boys placed 12th overall with 23 points. Placers for the boys team include Ashton Wolfe (2nd in Pole Vault), Keith Sorenson (3rd in Pole Vault; 3rd in Long Jump; 8th in 200m), and Brayson Parsons (7th in 1500m).

Members of the boys team that competed at the state meet include Ashton Wolfe, Keith Sorenson, Brayson Parsons, and Josh Davis. 

The Bulldogs' head coach is Mark Wiley. Assistants are Gilbert Salas, Keri Vermillion, and David Huling.