Congratulations CHS Track & Field Teams

big-c-papermakersOur Lady Papermakers scored 45 points to place 3rd overall in the STATE 4A Track and Field Championships this weekend! The ladies had two STATE CHAMPIONS – Nikki Corbett in the Discus who also placed 6th in the Shot Put; Caleigh Lofstead in the Pole Vault with a new STATE RECORD vault of 12-7! Alissa Pudlitzke placed 8th in the 1600m and 4th in the 3200m; Her team-mate Emma Jenkins placed 5th in the 3200m; Jordan Davis took home a 4th in both the 100m and 300m hurdles. Our Girls 4 x 200m relay (Murata, Quade, Gray, Davis) placed 8th overall with a new school record time.

On our men’s side: Ryan Gunther placed 6th overall; Said Guermali placed 6th in the 800m; Adam Ryan placed 7th in the 400m with a new school record; Yacine Guermali placed 9th in the 3200m. Our boys 4 x 100m (Ephraim, Monarrez, Gunther, Zarcone) relay placed 7th with a new school record time and the 4 x 400m (Ryan, Zimmerly, Gunther, Guermali) relay placed 5th also with a new school record time! It was indeed a GREAT weekend to be a PAPERMAKER!

Shoemaker headed to Johns Hopkins University

CHS Senior Sophie Shoemaker is preparing to head off to Johns Hopkins University, widely considered one of top schools in the nation for research and academics in medicine, science and nursing.  When it comes to lab experience, Sophie Shoemaker has a leg up on other students pursuing careers in medical science. The 18-year-old Camas High School senior has had a number of research-based internships at Oregon Health & Science University. Read more at the Columbian

Caleigh Lofstead Wins 4A Pole Vault State Title

Camas’ Caleigh Lofstead was all smiles after clearing a 4A state meet record 12 feet, 7 inches on her final attempt to win the 4A pole vault state title on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Tacoma. Caleigh cleared 12 feet 7 inches to set a 4A state meet record. That was 10 inches higher than anyone else. “Just winning was the goal,” the junior said. “I didn’t expect to come out here and get the meet record.”  Read more at the Columbian

Camas’ Corbett Captures 4A State Discus Title

Last Thursday at Mount Tahoma High School, Corbett made a statement with her first throw at the state track and field championships. That toss of 137-9 held up as the farthest over the five rounds that followed. “I wasn’t even throwing as hard as I could,” Corbett said. “I just wanted to get a mark out there and make finals.” Read more at the Columbian

Doubles Team Lewis & Gianan Win State 4A Title

Lewis and Gianan won the Class 4A state girls tennis doubles title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over Union’s Sydney Wallace and McKenzie Schreiner. Last year, the Camas duo topped Wallace and then-senior Jelena Vidovic. Camas took a 4-1 lead in the first set, but Union rallied to tie 5-5. The Papermakers held serve, then broke the Titans for the first set. Camas never trailed in the second set, but most of the games were close. Read more at the Columbian