EUGENE — Roseburg junior Tyler Sconce won the 6A boys shot put title at the OSAA track and field championships Friday morning.

Sconce unloaded a personal record throw of 55 feet, 9 inches, to capture his first state crown in the event. He beat out Southwest Conference foes Tre Holmes of North Medford (second, 54-7 1/2) and Ryan Walk of Sheldon (third, 53-7 1/2).

Roseburg sophomore Carson Ellis finished 14th (44-3 3/4) in the shot.

Sconce placed third in the discus (163-7, PR) later Friday.

Riddle senior Moana Gianotti won her first state crown in the 2A girls shot, throwing a PR 39-5. Gianotti was third in the discus Thursday.

Douglas senior Darian Mitchell placed third in the 4A girls javelin with a throw of 124-5, a PR.

Sutherlin senior Tristan Needham fell short of placing in the 4A boys discus, throwing 127-4 for ninth. He later came back and placed seventh in the shot at 47-4 1/2.

The 6A and 4A meets will conclude on Saturday.

For more on the state meets, see Saturday's print edition of The News-Review.

Sports Editor Tom Eggers can be reached at 541-957-4220 or email

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