ATTICA - Seneca East boys tallied 218 points to secure victory Tuesday afternoon during a home track meet. The Tigers more than doubled their closest opponent, Hopewell-Loudon, which scored 98. Old Fort finished with 69, while St. Wendelin had 48, Mohawk scored 47, and New Riegel had 25.
Seneca East took first in the 4x100 (47.7) while having six individual winners. Owen Best won the shot put (43-8) and the discus (128-0) while Brayden Walker won the high jump (6-0), the 100 (11.5) and the 200 (24.0).
SE's Ben Frankart took the 100 hurdles (16.9) and the 300 hurdles (44.0) while Zach Gregg won the pole vault (11-6), Rob Schaffer took the 800 (2:18.7) and Jared Stockmaster claimed the 1,600 (4:57.0) and the 3,200 (10:31.0).
PHOTO BY PAT GAIETTO
Seneca East’s Brayden Walker clears the 6-foot mark during the high jump at a meet Tuesday in Attica.
PHOTO BY PAT GAIETTO
Old Fort’s Kayla Garza competes in the 1,600 at a track meet Tuesday in Attica.
Hopewell-Loudon claimed the 4x400 and the 4x800 with Noah Briedenbach taking the 400 (55.6). Old Fort won the 4x200 with Hunter Perry claiming the long jump (19-4).
For the girls, St. Wendelin took first with 153 points, followed by Hopewell-Loudon's 144, Mohawk's 110, Old Fort's 54, New Riegel's 28, and Seneca East's 18.
St. Wendelin claimed the 4x200, 4x400, and the 4x800 while having five individual winners. Olivia Zimmerman took the long jump (14-1 3/4), Sara Goddard won the pole vault (8-6), Maddie Borer claimed the 400 (1:08.8), Sophia Volpe won the 800 (2:40.9) while Alexa Hallman took the 100 (13.14) and the 100 hurdles (17.4).
Hopewell-Loudon won the 4x100 while Lizzie Erlanger took the 300 hurdles (52.6), Sicily Leiter won the 200 (29.5) and Leah Reinhart claimed the 3,200 (13:35.5). Mohawk's Kaelee Jacoby took the shot put (29-5) and the discus (87-6 1/2) and Old Fort's Kayla Garza won the 1,600 (5:57.0).
Tornadoes sweep Whippets
Columbian swept Shelby in dual meet Tuesday. The TC boys topped the Whippets 87-50 while the girls won 78-59.
For the boys, Tyler Lewis took a pair of individual firsts. He claimed the 1,600 (4:44) and 3,200 (10:19). Lewis also teamed with Brandon Gibson, Kylar Lange and Chris Gates to win the 4x800 (8:45).
The Tornadoes swept the relays. Donovan Walker, Justin Jarrett, Kordell Hunt and Kane Richardson won the 4x200 (1:34.3), Richardson, Ross Pauly, Nick Fitch and Josh Gibson won the 4x100 (46.6) and Walker, Pauly, Jarrett and Hunt won the 4x400 (3:45.2).
Walker added a win in the 100 (11.3), Hunt won the 400 (54.7), Jarrett won the 200 (23.8) and Brandon Gibson won the the 800 (2:10.8).
TC also took both throws with Codey Chance winning the shot put (42-11) and Andy Lucius taking the discus (132-4).
On the girls side, Marisa Stephens was a dual individual winner, sweeping the hurdles. She won the 100 in 17.2 and the 300 in 52.4. Madison Zimmerman won the 100 (13.4), Tierra LeGrant won the 200 (28.9) and Derra Cheatham won the 800 (2:36.2).
Columbian also ran to wins in three relays. LeGrant, Sydney Shank, Michaela Sharlow and Annie Demith won the 4x200 (1:56.1), Taylor Reinbolt, Sharlow, Demith and Zimmerman won the 4x100 (53.9) and Hahna Shook, LeGrant, Demith and Zimmerman won the 4x400 (4:30.3).
In the field events, Chelsea Depinet won the discus (90-9), Julia Hohman won the pole vault (9-0) and Amanda Schwartz won the high jump (4-10).
US girls edge out competition
UPPER SANDUSKY - Four points separated all three girls teams at a tri-meet in Upper Sandusky Tuesday. In the end, it was host Rams taking the victory with 60 points. Off the strength of a win in the final event, the 4x400, Carey slipped past Bucyrus for second 57-56 .
Upper Sandusky took first in five events. Anna Massara won the pole vault (9 feet), Mallory Weininger won the high jump (5 feet), Makenna Searls won the 100 hurdles (18.22) and Emma Smith won the 300 hurdles (55.13). The Rams also won the 4x800 as Zoe Garber, Yajira Ayala, Alaney Oney and Olivia Thomson teamed to finish first in 11:23.3.
Every other relay was won by Carey.
Shelby Craig, Lauren Wenner, Gwen Wentling and Amber Spurlock won the 4x200 in 1:55. Wenner, Wentling and Spurlock teamed with Haley Heinze to win the 4x100 in 54.81. Wentling, Craig, Heinz and Spurlock won the 4x400 (4:39.6).
On the boys side, Upper Sandusky distanced itself from everyone else with 77 points. This time, Bucyrus beat out Carey for second 45-34.
The Rams got a pair of wins from Dom Solis in the 800 (2:10.82) and 1,600 (4:55.44). Garrett Miller won the 3,200 (10:53.43) to complete the distance sweep.
Also taking first for the hosts were Matthew Haycook in the pole vault (11 feet), Cody Clifford in the long jump (20-9), Alec McMillan in the 100 hurdles (16.33) and Anthony Reep in the 100 (11.61).
The Rams' 4x100 relay team of Dylan Robertson, Shane Pack, Reep and McMillan also took first (47.15).
Carey took both throwing events with Jacob Goble winning the shot put (48-11 ) and Kyle Swartz winning the discus (147-1/2). Tommy Arrendondo won the high jump (5-10) and Ben Kromer won the 300 hurdles (46.46).