Ian Vickstrom sent a reminder to not forget about him come district meet time.
The Corvallis High senior edged out two top contenders for the Mid-Willamette boys title Wednesday in a five-team meet at Crescent Valley.
Vickstrom, last year’s district champion, completed the 5,000-meter (3.1-mile) course in 15 minutes, 55 seconds, a season-best time by 54 seconds. Close behind were Crescent Valley’s AJ Sandvig (second, 15:57) and Drew Roberts (third, 15:58).
CV took the team title with 37 points, 23 better than Central, which was a point ahead of Corvallis.
The Raiders dominated on the girls side, led by the 1-2 finish of Geneva Wolfe (18:53) and Kela Leamy (18:57).
CV had 18 points. Central was second at 69. Corvallis, led by Viola Stark in seventh, was third at 76.
The MWC district meet is Oct. 25 at Willamette Mission State Park near Gervais.
WOODBURN — Corvallis remained in first place in the Mid-Willamette Conference with a 25-4, 25-9, 25-6 victory at Woodburn.
"Everybody played and we maintained our focus" throughout the match, CHS coach Steve Hyre said. "We got to work on some things and I'm very pleased with the girls."
CHS (15-4, 11-1) resumes league play on Tuesday by hosting Central.
Crescent Valley 3, South Albany 0
The Raiders celebrated Senior Night by defeating South Albany 25-15, 25-17, 25-12 in a Mid-Willamette Valley match.
Mitra Aflatooni had 10 kills, four digs and two aces, Lindsey Goodman had eight kills, five digs and four assists, Kiara Dang had five kills, Desarae Reab had seven kills and three digs and Alyssa Gomez had five aces and four digs for the Raiders.
CV (8-7, 7-5) resumes MWC play at Silverton on Tuesday.
Santiam Christian 3, Taft 0
ADAIR VILLAGE — The Eagles won their sixth consecutive match by sweeping Taft 25-15, 25-6, 25-14 in West Valley League action.
Leah Boyer had seven aces, four kills and four digs, Rebeka Preston had 11 kills, three digs and two blocks and Emily Bourne had nine kills to lead SC.
The Eagles (17-3, 12-1) conclude the regular season on Tuesday with a WVL match at Sheridan.
WOODBURN — Crescent Valley earned a scoreless draw in a Mid-Willamette Conference game at perennial 5A powerhouse Woodburn.
The Raiders (6-3-1, 1-2-1) resume MWC action at South Albany on Tuesday.
Philomath 3, Newport 3
PHILOMATH — Philomath and Newport battled to a draw in an Oregon West Conference game. The Warriors (3-5-3, 2-4-1) resume OWC action at North Marion on Tuesday.
Crescent Valley jumped to a 3-0 halftime lead and went on to defeat Woodburn 4-0 in a Mid-Willamette Conference game. It was the sixth win in a row for the Raiders, who are ranked No. 1 in the 5A power poll.
Kali mcClave, Emma Smith and Isabella Schrader scored for CV; the other tally was an own-goal. Nicole Moore and Sydney Berrey had assists.
CV (8-0-1, 4-0-0) hosts Wilsonville at 4 p.m. Friday in a nonleague game.
Corvallis 8, South Albany 0
ALBANY — Corvallis stretched its winning streak to three in a row by topping South Albany in the Mid-Willamette Conference game at SAHS.
Aja Bumpus scored three goals, Wendy Hare two and Heather Wright, Joanna Bomber and Sara Matsuba one each for CHS.
The Spartans (5-4-1, 3-1-0) play a nonleague game at Mountain View at 11 a.m. Saturday. South (2-6-1, 1-2-1) plays at Crescent Valley on Tuesday.
Philomath 3, Newport 1
NEWPORT — The Warriors won the Oregon West Conference matchup over the Cubs. Carrie Lillis scored twice, Anita Acevedo once and Alivia Pittman assisted on all three goals.
"It was a good all-around performance — we controlled possession, had lots of shots and defended well," PHS coach Mat Phelps said. "Carrie was strong up top and Alivia was dangerous all night on the outside.
"Our midfielders did a great job of controlling both sides of the ball."
Philomath (5-4-2, 3-2-2) resumes league play against North Marion at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.