Finally hitting the road for the first time this season, the Bruins took the Peterson Memorial Invitational meet by storm on Saturday at Douglas High School.

The Bruins came in first out of 12 teams for the men’s events at 123.1 team points. Oakland came in second at 118.6 and Lost River took third at 84. For the women’s, the Bruins came in third at 75 points, behind Oakland in first at 101 and Lost River in second at 85.

The Bruins took several top placements in events, with Christian Steendahl taking first in the 400-meter run at a new PR of 55.11 seconds. Kaleb Barnes tied for first with Kody Roberts of Crow with a new PR of 2:10.50 in the 800. Barnes also took first in the 1500 meter at a new PR of 4:27.00. Everest Abblit took second in the 3000 at 9:38.00.

Keenan Caroll PRed as he tied for first in in the 110-meter hurdles with a new PR of 18.57.

Andrew Enos, Toner Neros, Cody Lee and Aiden Strahm formed the 4x100 relay team and took first at 46.52.

Strahm took second in the triple jump, while Patrick Runge took third at 19-08 and 18-01.50, respectively.

For top spots in women’s events, Alonna Nalls took first in the 400 at a new PR of 1:04.74, while Megan Pearson took third in the 300-meter hurdles at 55.29. The Bruins 4x100 relay team consisting of Pearson, Mickey Fulton, Olina Myer, and Nalls took third at 56.97. Nalls also took first in the long jump at 15-06.50, a new PR. Chloe McCraw hit fourth in the javelin at 95-00.

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The Bruins compete again this Friday when they travel to North Bend to compete in the Bulldog Triplex meet starting at 4 p.m. They’ll then head to the Special District 4 Regional meet the following Tuesday at South Umpqua.