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State track, day 1
June 1, 2012 - Zach Baker
Welcome to Day I of the OHSAA track meet. First local event in 20 minutes or so, the 4x8 boys race. Seneca East, Old Fort a Calvert nd Calvert are participating. Gray and cool here right now, but little rain to speak of.
Here are the updates: In the 4x8, Calvert's team of Ren Boehler, Steve Smith, Joe Brodman and Jared Thompson placed fifth in 8:09.71. Old Fort and Seneca East also were in the race, but didn't make the podium.
In the 110 hurdles Seneca East's Kevin Moore qualified for the finals in the 110 hurdles in 15.24. His teammate, Nick Hughes, didn't make finals.
Carey's team of Oriana Billock, Lauren Wenner, Gwen Wentling, Amber Spurlock qualified for Saturday's finals in the 4x2 in 1:48.38.
In the boys 4x2, Calvert's Smith, Ren Boehler, Nate Ritzler and Shane Boehler qualified, having the third-best time in the prelims (1:31.79). Calvert also qualified in the 4x1, with Austin Kontak joining Ren Boehler, Ritzler and Shane Boehler advancing.
In the 400, Seneca East's Jamie Schafer advanced to Saturday, Buckeye Central's Ricky Zeigler did not.
New Riegel's Timothy Reinhart failed to make finals in the 300 hurdles.
Calvert's 4x4 team of Steve Smith, Dan Reineke, Ren and Shane Boehler failed to qualify for finals. Seneca East's 4x4 team of Schafer, Jordan Phillips, Brad McConnell and Kevin Moore also failed to qualify.