In cross country circles, Jessa Perkinson is batting 1.000. The Roseburg High School senior, a softball player who’s in her first season of cross country, earned a trip to the Class 6A state championships in her first and only opportunity on Thursday afternoon. Perkinson was the runner-up to Sheldon junior Gracie Todd in the girls’ 5,000-meter race in the Southwest Conference district meet at Stewart Park. Perkinson will be joined at state by teammate Jenna Anderson, who placed fifth on a gorgeous autumn day. The Roseburg girls finished fourth in the team standings with 73 points. South Eugene won its …
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