Host of track locals qualify for state
NEW CONCORD — The Division II Muskingum regional meet began on Thursday.
In the finals held Thursday, Big Red’s Amya Livingston placed second in the girls shot put with a throw of 40-06.75 to qualify for the state meet. Edison’s Faith Hoobler was fifth with a 34-00. In the boys long jump, Big Red’s Jorian Jones qualified for the state meet with a jump of 22-06.25 to take the top spot.
In relay finals, Indian Creek’s girls 4×800 unit of Allyson Tweedy, Abby Copeland, Rileigh Gualtiere and Sloane Lewis placed second to qualify with a time of 9:52.50. In the boys 4×800, Harrison Central’s unit of Logan Laney, Luke Forrester, Sam McClelland and Eric Leech placed seventh with an 8:26.78.
In the prelims, Big Red’s Anthony Rice placed second in the 110 hurdles with a 15.06. In the 100-meter dash, Big Red’s T’Kayla Kelley was first with a 12.31. She also was first in the 400 dash with a 58.81. Kelley was second with a 25.95 in the 200 dash. In the boys 400 dash, Indian Creek’s Logan Davis placed fifth with a 50.76, while Buckeye Local’s Jacob Peilech was sixth with a 50.96. Jones was second in the boys 200 dash with a time of 22.85.
In relay prelims, the Big Red boys 4×200 unit of Montgomery, Rice, Caleb Mitchell and Jones was third with a 1:30.90. The same unit was fifth in the 4×100 with a 44.99.
LANCASTER — On Wednesday in the Division III regional meet at Lancaster, Catholic Central qualified athletes in three events. Michael Herrmann was eighth in the 110 hurdles with a 16.18. Rebecca Bodo was third in the 400 dash with a time of 1:01.21, Rebecca Bolster was sixth with a 1:02.37. The girls 4×400 unit of Karlie Vandeborne, Bolster, Clara Symington and Bodo was first with a 4:06.85.