El-Hato, a junior, did a little of everything for the Dallas softball team. El-Hato went three for four against Lebanon on May 13, including a home run, helping the Dragons to a 13-3 win. Against Crescent Valley on Thursday, El-Hato threw a complete game. At the plate, she drew a walk and a double, home run and a grand slam to help propel Dallas to the 14-3 victory. The Dragons finished third in the Mid-Willamette Conference.
Preston, a freshman, had a big day at the West Valley League’s track and field championships on Thursday and Friday. Preston won the girls 200- and 400-meter runs in 26.75 seconds and 1:01.04, respectively. She also ran the anchor leg of the 4 x 400 relay team that placed second. Preston will compete at the OSAA Class 3A state track and field championships on Thursday and Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene.