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Track Teams Continue Their VOL Dominance
OHS Mustangs

The Oakdale varsity girls continue to make history as they won their 90th consecutive VOL dual meet with a defeat of Manteca, 108-20, in Manteca on Thursday, April 21. Helping the girls continue their winning streak were Melody Johnson as she took both the 100 and 300 hurdles. Johnson’s times were 16.59 for the 100 and 51.71 for the 300 hurdles. Sara Stevens won the 400 meter run in 1:05.52; Kristen Aguilar won the 1600 meters in 6:14 and the 3200 in 13:29; Ruby Houchens won the 800 meters. The girls 4x400 relay team also took first place with Kayla Budine, Marnelle Salie, Courtney Dickens and Kyla Novotny.

Oakdale’s field girls helped power the team behind Hannah Chappell’s discus victory with a heave of 129’ 7”. Teammate Kai Tanner won shot put with an impressive 39’ .5” toss. Sam Nickerson continued her impressive season with a win in the high jump at 4’ 6”. Cassie England took the triple jump at 33’ 8.5” while Abby Matoso won the long jump 15’ 2.5”. In the pole pit, Mikayla Wong and Madison Abell both went 8’ 6” in the pole vault and Wong won on fewer misses.

Oakdale’s varsity boys also claimed a victory over Manteca 82-54. Leading the way for the Mustangs were Michael Everett, who won the shot put at 46’ 8” and the discus at 127’. On the track, Jacob Peterson won the 100 meters at 11.46 and the 200 in 23.68; Everett also helped the boys in the 4x400 relay along with James Monges, Chance Ginger and Josh Jacobson. Monges won the high jump at 5’ 8”. Austin Burke swept the triple jump 40’8”, and the long jump 18’ 7.25”, and was also victorious in the 300 hurdles in 46.95. Francisco Vargas won the 110 hurdles in 16.17, Matt Vandagriff won the pole vault at 12’ 0”.

Both junior varsity teams were victorious as the boys took care of business in a 69-30 landslide and the girls dominated in a 112-11 dismissal of the Manteca team.

Oakdale hosts Central Catholic on Thursday, April 28 at 3:30 p.m.