Paisley’s Bronco track and field squad successfully qualified no less than five athletes for this year’s state championships during the May 17 1A district meet held in Rogue River.
Senior Nikolas Arfsten, sophomore Lizzie Hyde, junior Priscilla Norris, senior Julia O’Leary and sophomore Krysta Colahan are all slated to compete at the state finals this next weekend at Hayward Field in Eugene.
As the lone male athlete to qualify, Arfsten’s second place finish in the high jump event (5’6”) was a surprise for the Paisley team, and a welcome one at that.
“He just performed really well,” said Head Coach Mark Douglas. “We’re really happy for him.