Prep Track Roundup: Newell strong in Blue Devil win
CAREY – Dana Newell won not one, not two but three individual events to help pace Carey to a tri-meet victory over Hopewell-Loudon and Old Fort with 104 points.
Hopewell-Loudon was runner-up with 48 points.
Newell started off things on the field, with a 5-0 leap in the high jump before hurling the shot 32 feet even for another win. Finally she ended things with a 58.6 clocking in the 300 hurdles.
All relays were victorious as well, with the 4×100 team of Gwen Wentling, Lauren Wenner, Shelby Craig and Amber Spurlock registering a 57.4.
The 4 x 200 (1:57), 4 x 400 (5:01) and 4 x 800 (11:40) cruised to victories as well.
Wentling snatched a victory in the 200 (30.9), Spurlock won the 400 (1:15.9) and Wenner crossed the line first in the 100 (14.35).
Whitney Niederkohr (20.5, 100 hurdles) and Dianna Nordyke (82-9, discus) were winners as well.
Carey finished runner-up to Hopewell-Loudon on the boys side, 85-72. Old Fort had 26.
Tommy Arredondo was a double winner in the jumps, sailing 20-7 1/2 in the long jump and 5-10 in the high jump.
TC boys second, girls third
EASTWOOD – Columbian’s boys did very well in the distance events, having three of the top four finishers in the 1,600 and 3,200, helping TC to a second-place finish in Eastwood.
In the boys events, Eastwood won with 110 3/5, with Columbian finishing with 39 1/5, Clay rounded out the scoring with 25 1/5.
On the girls side, TC placed third with 34 points. Eastwood (92) and Clay (49) took the top two spots.
Columbian’s boys got a win from Brandon Gibson in the 1,600, finishing in 4:47.51. Tyler Lewis placed second in the event, while Chris Gates placed third.
Gates won the 3,200 in 11:02.33, while Lewis again took second and Gibson took third.
Josh Flint and Caleb Peacock tied for first in the high jump, each registering 5-10.
Columbian’s girls got a pole vault win from Chandler Carley (8-6), while McKenna Theis won the 100 in 13.75. Marisa Stephens rounded out the Tornadoes wins by taking the 1,600 in 6:15.96.
Calvert, SE split dual
ATTICA – SE boys dominated the distance events while Calvert girls used depth as each won a dual meet against each other.
Mallory Paul was a double winner for the Senecas, capturing the shot (27-0) and 200 meter dash (30.2). Sydney Berlekamp added a victory in the 1,600 (6:43.5), Olivia Smith cruised to an 800 win (2:36) and Danielle Kontak leapt 12-11 3/4 for first in the long jump.
Calvert girls won 62-42 over Seneca East.
For the Tigers, Lindsay Smith’s double victory in the 100 hurdles (21.1) and 300 hurdles (1:03.3) carried it.
On the boys side, Seneca East won 69-59 over Calvert.
Wes Pipher’s distance double (1,600 and 3,200) highlighted Tigers efforts.
Pipher crossed the line in the 1,600 (4:59.3) and 3,200 (10:43) first.
Ben Frankart added wins in the 110 hurdles (17.6) and 300 hurdles (44.4) while Jordan Phillips crossed the line first in the 800 (2:22.5).
Adam Porter heaved the shot 34-6 to win the shot while Cory Depinet won the pole vault, soaring 10-0.
For Calvert, Shane Boehler won the 100 (11.3) and 200 (24.0).
SW, NR win quad meet
FOSTORIA – St. Wendelin’s girls track team won a home quad meet Tuesday night by a large margin.
The Mohawks scored 109 points with Northwood tallying 51 points, New Riegel scoring 36 and Danbury had 24.
Despite just nine athletes, New Riegel’s boys track team came home with the win with 67 points. Northwood came second again with 60 with Danbury in third with 48. St. Wendelin came away with 38 points.
St. Wendelin had a bevy of winners on the girls side. The Mohawks won the 4×800, 4×100 and 4×200 relays. Jordan Robinson took two events: 100 dash (13.65) and 200 dash (29.69). Alexa Hallman won both hurdle events: 100 hurdles (17.03) and 300 hurdles (56.78). Ali Mowrey won the shot put with a heave of 35-7 , Becca Starn took the high jump (4-6) and Sarah Cockie was best in the long jump (13-11 ).
Abby Cassidy won the 3200 run in 13:31.2 and Mikayla Theis won the discus (91-1) for the Blue Jackets.
Josh Burns won both hurdles events for New Riegel with a 16.36 (110 hurdles) and 45.99 (300 hurdles). Tim Ink won the long jump (19-6 ). Parker McIntyre won the 800 run (3:01.2), Chad Cassidy took the shot put (38-3) and Korey Williams was first in the 3200 run (11:21.73).
For St. Wendelin, Jorden Nye was victorious in the 1600 run (5:32.47) and 400 dash (58.61). Terrance Bello won high jump with a leap of 5-4.