Prep Track Roundup: Tiger boys run away with home meet
ATTICA – To say Seneca East’s boys track team dominated might be an understatement.
The Tigers scored 277 points in a home meet Tuesday night, beating the combined scores of the other five foes: Carey (88 ), New Riegel (55), Old Fort (46 ), Mansfield St. Peter’s (36) and Bettsville (0).
On the girls side, Carey ran away with the meet with 186 points. Seneca East followed with 125 and Old Fort was third with 73. New Riegel (51), Mansfield St. Peter’s (17 ) and Bettsville (0) rounded out the scoring.
Seneca East won the 4×800, 4×100 and 4×400 relays on the boys side with Carey taking the 4×200 relay. Adam Hall won three events for the Tigers: 100, 200 and 400 dashes. Ben Hahler took the top spot in the shot put and discus. Kevin Moore won the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Zach Gregg destroyed his competition in the pole vault with a vault of 14-6. Karl Burgderfer won the 800 run and Jared Stockmaster took the 3,200 run to round out the first place finishers for Seneca East.
Tommy Arredondo won the long jump and high jump events for Carey.
On the girls side, Carey won eight events, including the 4×200, 4×100 and 4×400 relays. Dana Newell won the high jump (5-4) and 300 hurdles (56.4). Gwen Wentling won the 200 dash (28.5) and Christy Wickiser (8-6) took the top spot in pole vault. Lauren Wenner was first in the 100 dash (13.8).
Seneca East won the 4×800 relay and Ashton Daniel was first in the shot put (37-4). Kaylyn Goshe was tops in the discus with a heave of 123-0. Samantha Miller won the 100 hurdles (19.0) and Kirsten Camp was first in the 400 dash (1:08.2).
Old Fort got first place finishes from Molly Cleveland in the long jump (13-6 ), Kayla Garza in the 1,600 run (6:05.2) and Jackie Becker in the 800 run (2:45).
Abby Cassidy took first in the 3,200 run (13:10.2) for New Riegel’s lone first place finish.
Lewis, Gibson shine against Bellevue
Tyler Lewis and Brandon Gibson picked up 16 points together to help Columbian eek past Bellevue, 69-68.
Going into the 3,200, Columbian trailed by 13 points but a 1-2-3 finish from Lewis (10:29.18), Gibson (10:32.17) and Chris Gates (10:33.21) put Columbian down four with one event left (68-64).
Columbian outsprinted Bellevue in the 4×400 (3:43.45) to pick up five more points and the overall victory.
Members of the relay are Donovan Walker, Chris Daniel, Kordell Hunt and Seth Young.
Lewis also captured the 1,600 over Gibson in a photo finish (4:40.10 to 4:40.15).
Other winners included Austin Molyet in the 800 (2:17.59), Josh Flint in the long jump (20-2), Codey Chance in the shot (42-4) and discus (123-1) and Caleb Peacock in the high jump (6-0).
On the girls side, Bellevue dominated 85-52.
TC’s Ari Felton won the shot (31-1 3/4), McKenna Theis captured the 100 (13.8), Annie Demith claimed the 400 (1:05.5) and Chelsea Depinet was victorious in the discus (85-5).
US girls take second in quad
NEW WASHINGTON – The Upper Sandusky girls track team finished second and Buckeye Central was fourth in a quad meet Tuesday night.
Ontario won the meet with 102 points with Upper Sandusky taking 61 points. Plymouth was third with 56 and Buckeye Central came up with 21 points.
Upper Sandusky had the lone first place finishes for area teams: Brittany Vent in the long jump (14-9) and Shiloh Powers in the 200 dash (29.53).
Results from the boys meet were not submitted.