Echo’s Keenan Correa finished third in the shot put to highlight area small schools in the Class 3A, 2A and 1A state meets, held May 20-21 at Western Oregon University in Monmouth.

Correa didn’t throw as far as he did in the Big Sky Conference meet, but his heave of 42 feet, 11.25 inches was able to earn him a bronze medal. The closest competitor to him was Elkton’s Bryan Davis with a 42-4.

With his finish, Correa earned all of Echo’s team points for the meet with six.

On the girls side for the Cougs, Taylor Tarvin placed sixth in the 400 meters with a time of 1 minute, 3.83 seconds.

She failed to qualify for the finals in the 100 meters by finishing ninth in Friday’s prelims with a 13.76.

Kirsten McCallum placed second in the discus with a toss of 115-5.

In the boys Class 2A meet, Irrigon’s Ramon Leon earned a fifth-palce finish in the 110 hurdles with a 16.73. He also placed sixth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.05.

He wasn’t done, however, as he placed in his third event of the meet, the long jump. His leap of 19-7.75 was good enough for fifth place.

Stanfield sprinter Danny Angel impressed in the 100 and 200. He finished second in the 100 with a time of 11.39, .20 seconds slower than his preliminary time which qualified him second as well. His 200 time of 23.50 was good for fifth-place, and was faster than his sixth-place preliminary time of 23.64.

Angel also helped the Stanfield 4x100 relay team to a third-place time of 45.58. Gabriel Rojas, Corey Baros and Nino Castellanos were also runners on the relay team.

Distance runner Hector Hernandez earned a point for the Tigers in the 1500 with a 4:26.87 for eighth place.

Discus thrower Jordan Hayden earned a seventh-place finish with his throw of 129-7.

Felipe Pena placed eighth in the pole vault with a height of 10 feet.

On the girls side for Stanfield, Erin Kashuba’s eighth-place finish in the triple jump as the only point for the Tigers. She flew 31-2 for her longest jump.

For the Irrigon girls, Adriana Sanchez placed sixth in the 100 hurdles with a 18.34 to be the only female placer for the Knights.

In Class 3A girls, Riverside’s Jordan Connell placed second in the javelin with a 121-1.

Stanfield finished 10th in the boys’ team race with 23 points.

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