Union, Heppner boys heading to state

PENDLETON – The Union boys are heading back to the state cross country meet, looking to repeat as state champions. The Bobcats will be joined by the Heppner boys as the teams finished first and second at the District 3 cross country meet on Friday, November 1 in Pendleton.

Union claimed four of the top ten placements including first, second and fourth. Leading the pack was Union junior Israel O’Reilly and his time of 16 minutes, 43.6 seconds. O’Reilly outdueled teammate Taylor Fox, a freshman and his time of 15:45.4. Union senior Andrew Lackey was fourth with a time of 16:53.9.

Splitting up the Union runners was Heppner freshman Trevor Nichols. In his first year at the varsity level, Lackey picked up a time of 16:53.9.

The Union and Heppner teams will be joined at the state meet by Stanfield/Echo junior Sisay Hurty. Hurty qualifies as an individual with his time of 17:15.7, a fifth place finish.

Hurty, the Bobcat team and the Mustang team will again be on the course at Lane Community College on Saturday, November 9. The 2A/1A boys leave the line at 10:35 a.m.

Team scores: 1. Union, 25. 2. Heppner, 54. 3. StanfieldEcho, 74. 4. Grant Union, 139. 5. Elgin, 144. 6. Adrian, 148. 7. Nixyaawii, 155. 8. Four Rivers, 170.

Individual results: 1. Israel O’Reilly (Union), 16:43.6. 2. Taylor Fox (Union), 16:45.4. 3. Trevor Nichols (Heppner), 16:52.9. 4. Andrew Lackey (Union), 16:53.9. 5. Sisay Hurty (Stanfield/Echo), 17:15.7. 6. Monte Kirby (Union), 17:27.6. 7. Colt Parker (Heppner), 17:27.7. 8. Josiah Sohal (Horizon Christian), 17:28.8. 9. Alex McIntyre (Weston-McEwen), 17:29.6. 10. Chase Johnston (Adrian), 17:47.1. 11. Joseph Sherman (Heppner), 17:51.5. 12. Rafael Orozco (Stanfield/Echo), 17:56.4. 13. David Cribbs (Heppner), 18:11.3. 14. Carter Blackburn (Union), 18:15.2. 15. Kiel Bolton Union), 18:25.7. 16. Scott Allen (Horizon Christian), 18:31.5. 17. Josue Hernandez (Stanfield/Echo), 18:32.0. 18. Joe Simon (Nixyaawii), 18:45.2. 19. Jaxon Blackburn (Union), 18:47.3. 20. Brady Dole (Grant Union), 18:51.2. 21. Riley Waggoner (Pilt Rock), 18:55.8. 22. Quinn Larson (Grant Union), 19:11.0. 23. Kaden McClure (Elgin), 19:11.9. 24. Isaiah Lemmon (Stanfield/Echo), 19:13.5. 25. Aiden Herrera (Four Rivers), 19:15.5. 26. Trenton Hiatt (Adrian), 19:19.9. 27. Kevin Hendrickson (Elgin), 19:21.9. 28. Bryce Fairchild (Griswold), 19:22.1. 29. Angel Velasco (Heppner), 19:27.1. 30. Franklin Gomez (Stanfield/Echo), 19:31.7. 31. Riley Bradford (Adrian), 19:52.4. 32. Mick Schimmel (Nixyaawii), 19:54.1. 33. Saint Schimmel (Nixyaawii), 19:55.8. 34. Gunnar McCaw (Horizon Christian), 19:57.3. 35. Alex Wood (Weston-McEwen), 19:59.3. 36. Clay Wilhelm (Elgin), 20:00.6. 37. Jesus Solano (Four Rivers). 20:04.5. 38. Stone Mason (Four Rivers), 20:07.6. 39. Max Bailey (Grant Union), 20:19.0. 40. Chris Myers (Elgin), 20:33.8. 41. Ed Ellsworth (Heppner), 20:35.9. 42. Jesse Randleas (Grant Union), 20:38.7. 43. Skylar Jeffers (Pilot Rock), 20:39.7. 44. Jagjot Singh (Stanfield/Echo), 20:45.6. 45. Gage Brandon (Grant Union), 20:46.5. 46. Sam Kubishta (Griswold), 20:47.3. 47. Carlos Nuñez (Four Rivers), 21:11.4. 48. Shane Rivera (Nixyaawii), 21:12.6. 49. Noble Craig (Elgin), 21:27.9. 50. Dalton Campo (Elgin), 21:44.2. 51. Jef Case (Griswold), 21:45.2. 52. Gavin Lopez (Grant Union), 21:46.7. 53. Zachary Sumpter (Adrian), 21:48.6. 54. Uriel Carrillo (Stanfield/Echo), 21:48.9. 55. Roen Waite (Heppner), 21:53.6. 56. Lyle Soaring Eagle (Nixyaawii), 22:22.6. 57. Nolan Enright (Nixyaawii), 22:26.3. 58. Donavan Smith (Grant Union), 22:38.3. 59. Jesse Walker (Adrian), 22:56.7. 60. Kyle Meyer (Four Rivers), 23:15.8. 61. Carlos Marcolino (Four Rivers), 23:43.0. 62. Lincoln Lovitt (Adrian), 24:25.6. 63. JT Nelson (Pilot Rock), 25:18.1. 64. Jared Wildbill (Nixyaawii), 26:36.9. 65. Trenton Heidbrink (Four Rivers), 31:31.4.

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