Owens powers Lions with Top 3 finish

EUGENE – Cottage Grove’s Jaden Owens and Carter Bengtson made a bit of history Saturday as they placed 3rd and 6th, respectively, at the Class 4A state cross country meet at Lane Community College.

It was the first time that the school had two individuals place in the top 10 at state.

“If you had asked them a couple weeks ago what their hopes were in terms of how they would do at the state meet, this would have been right up there,” Cottage Grove head coach Ricky Knutson said. “We knew that (Alexander Garcia . . .