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Marshfield edges Henley for Oregon 4A boys track and field title — the Pirates' fourth team championship

They took third in the final event, the 1,600-meter relay, to secure the crown.

By René Ferrán | Photo by Taylor Balkom 

The Marshfield boys won their first OSAA state track and field championship since 2017 on Saturday, edging Henley by five points at Hayward Field in Eugene despite winning only one event.

The Pirates scored more than one-third of their 57 points in Friday’s pole vault, with sophomore Jonathan Parks leading a 1-3-4 finish. They needed just a seventh-place finish in the meet’s final event, the 1,600-meter relay, and cemented the program’s fourth all-time title with a third-place finish. 

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The Hornets, bidding for their first title since going back-to-back in 2015-16, won the 4x400, and senior Eli Hayes added the triple jump title to the long jump he won Friday.

Siuslaw finished third and Mazama fourth to make the podium. Vikings senior Brandon Gailey won athlete of the meet honors with his victories in the 100 and 200, and senior Savien Burk won the 300 hurdles.

Phoenix senior Elwood Hosking added the 800 title Saturday to the 3,000 he won Friday. Other winners Saturday were Philomath’s Micah Matthews (110 hurdles), Corbett’s Cole Parker (400), Valley Catholic’s Henry Tierney (1,500), Cottage Grove’s Isaac Stere (high jump) and Junction City’s Colby Evans (javelin).

Team scores

Top 10

Marshfield 57, Henley 52, Siuslaw 45, Mazama 43, Cottage Grove 42, Junction City 39, Philomath 37, Hidden Valley 31, Newport 26.5, Valley Catholic 26

State champions

4x100 Meters

Elmira, 44.20 seconds


Henley, 3:27.82


Brandon Gailey, Mazama, 10.78

110 Hurdles

Micah Matthews, Philomath, 15.76


Brandon Gailey, Mazama, 22.24

300 Hurdles

Savien Burk, Mazama, 40.78


Cole Parker, Corbett, 50.40


Elwood Hosking, Phoenix, 1:54.23


Henry Tierney, Valley Catholic, 3:53.54


Elwood Hosking, Phoenix, 8:34.56


Colton McMaster, Astoria, 177 feet, 0 inches

High Jump

Isaac Stere, Cottage Grove, 6-3


Colby Evans, Junction City, 189-6

Long Jump

Eli Hayes, Henley, 21-2 1/4

Pole Vault

Jonathon Parks, Marshfield, 14-9

Shot Put

Colton McMaster, Astoria, 55-0 3/4

Triple Jump

Eli Hayes, Henley, 44-0 1/4

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