HERMISTON — McLoughlin competed here Friday at the Kiwanis Twilight Invite track and field meet.
The Pioneers stepped up against larger schools here at Kennison Field. Washington class 4A Kamiakin won both the boys and girls team titles. Class 4A Chiawana and 4A Hanford finisshed in the top five on the boys side. Hanford and Hermiston finished second and third on the girls side.
For the Pioneer boys, Tristan Brannan threw the discus 112-feet-00 to earn eighth place in the discus. Alex Doherty finished ninth in the boys shot with a 41-05.00 effort. Other top 20 finishes by Pioneer boys included Stephen Medina in the boys 3K steeplechase 13th in 13-minutes-40.01. Wyatt Bamford 19th in the 100, 11.78, and Devon Nyburg 19th in the 200, 25.19. Kelly Aubertine got off a 17-06.75 effort in the long jump to claim 20th.
The Pioneer girls were led by Sydney Dibble. Dibble took eighth in the girls triple jump with a 30-8.75 effort. Dibble also ran a leg with Bria Browie, Brooklin Warne, and Jacky Hernandez on the girls 4x100 relay team that ran a 57.05 to finish 11th. Dibble finished her day with a 13th in the long jump with a jump of 14-02.25. 10th in the girls shot put went to Victoria Garcia with a 31-05.75 toss. Heidi Koklich garnered 10th in the pole vault with a successful effort at 7-00.00. Koklich’s javelin effort of 86-09 earned 15th and teammate Hernandez threw 96-09 to take 11th in the javelin.
Other top 20 finishes on the girls side included; Mckenna Simpson who powered to 12th in the girls 2K steeplechase with a run of 9:36.81. Makenzie Zessin took 16th in the discus with a throw of 79-01. Kady Brown fiished two spots in back of Zessin in the discus with a 76-06 effort. Shara Carranza earned 20th in the shot, 27-06.25, and Warne grabbed 20th in the long jump by jumping 13-05.25.
The Pioneers ran in Saturdays Legend meet at Walla Walla High School.