Catch her if you can

Freshman leads TC?at Clyde Invite

CLYDE – Madison Zimmerman led Columbian’s girls Saturday at the Clyde Invititational. Zimmerman finished first in the 100 (13.88) and the 200 (27.93). Tierra LeGrant made it a 1-2 finish for the Tornadoes in the 200, finishing behind Zimmerman. LeGrant teamed with Michaela Sharlow, Sydney Schank and Annie Demith to win the 4×200 (1:53.73).

Columbian placed fourth at the invite with 93 points. Bellevue won with 133 points, while Clyde took third with 102 and Lakota placed fifth with 59.

For Bellevue, Laiken Tester took first in the long jump (14-9) and Elizabeth Ish won the 400 (1:03.44). Lauren Turner took the 800 (2:27.83) and Madison Scagnetti won the 3,200 (12:16.08). The team of Kristen Whaley, Tori Munson, Hannah Doore and Tester won the 4×100 (53.99), while Kylie Vogel, Mariah McPeak, Ish and Turner took the 4×400 (4:21.63).

Lakota’s Cariss Reese took home a pair of first winning the 100 hurdles (17.01) and 300 hurdles (48.62). She also finished third in the pole vault clearing 9-feet, and anchored the 4×100 relay team to a fourth place finish. Paige Alloway, Makayla Kiser and Rene Eberly joined her in the effort.

Lakota’a Katie Park won first in the shot put with a toss of 32-feet. She also finished second in the discus (99-6). Beating her out was Clyde’s Jillian Miller (101-97). Clyde also got a first from Paula Wollenslegel in the high jump (5-2).

Gibson sets meet record

CLYDE – Columbian’s Brandon Gibson set a meet record Saturday at the Clyde Invititational. Gibson set the record in the 1,600 (4:27.38) and also placed first in the 800 (2:01.47). Columbian placed fourth in the meet while Clyde took second, Bellevue took third and Lakota placed eighth.

Clyde won five events. Thomas Davis claimed two events, the 100 (11.83) and the 200 (23.65), while Austin Davis took the pole vault (11-6). Teammates Collin Rieman, Austin Gale, Zachary Rieman and Mathew Gerber took the 4×800 (8:41.68) while Alex Webber, Zachary Reiman, Colin Rieman and Gerber claimed the 4×400 (3:35.9).

Bellevue claimed four events. Kenyon Missler took the long jump (19-8 1/2) while Kile Norman took the 300 hurdles (41.44). Missler and Norman along with Seth Linder and Dylan Fultz took the 4×200 (1:34.53) while Alec Haynes, Maurice Barnhouse, Linder and Fultz claimed the 4×100 (45.2).

Smith, H-L boys lead locals at SW Invite

FOSTORIA – Calvert’s Olivia Smith figured in three girls wins and Hopewell-Loudon’s boys finished two points away from third in their meet to highlight local efforts Saturday at the St. Wendelin Invitational.

Smith captured the 800 (2:29.05) and anchored 4×200 (1:52.45) and 4×400 (4:23.89) to victory.

Emma Sullivan, Mallory Paul and Kerrigan Kwiat ran with her in the 4×200, and Morgan Smith, Kwiat and Katie Tiell joined her in the 4×400.

Morgan Smith, Tiell, Sydney Berlekamp and Olivia Smith also ran second in the 4×800 (10:43.06).

The Senecas ended seventh in the 11-team meet, scoring 58 points.

Hopewell-Loudon held off St. Wendelin 62 1/2-59 for fifth on the strength of Sicily Leiter’s win in the pole vault (9-0).

Lizzie Erlanger added a second for H-L in the 300 hurdles (52.3).

Alexa Hallman won the 100 hurdles (17.44) for St. Wendelin, and Sara Goddard finished second in the pole vault (8-6).

Toledo Christian nosed out H-L’s boys 83-81 for third in the other meet.

St. Wendelin took sixth (46), New Riegel came in 11th (20) and Calvert ended 12th (13).

Hopewell-Loudon had a pair of wins, with Alex Wood claiming the 3,200 (10:34.17), and Noah Breidenbach, Drew Kurtz, Ben Bodart and Marcus Ardner capturing the 4×400 (3:44.19).

Ardner also ran second in the 800 (2:12.15), and Bodart took second in the 110 hurdles (17.19) and 300 hurdles (42.98).

Wood, Dylan Alvarado, Dillon Williams and Ardner added a second for the Chieftains in the 4×800 (9:05.3).

Gabe Walters of St. Wendelin won the high jump (5-8). Seconds for the Mohawks came from Justin Walter in the 200 (25.42) and Nick DeHaven in the 3,200 (10:53.96).

New Riegel’s Timmy Ink earned second in the long jump (17-9 3/4).

SE’s Goshe claims throwing events in Milan

MILAN – Seneca East’s Kaylyn Goshe won both throwing events at the Edison Invitational Saturday, helping the Tigers to an eighth-place finish.

Goshe won the shot put in 36-1, then took the discus in 116-8.

Edison’s girls won the meet with 114 points, outdistancing St. Mary Central Catholic, which had 99 points.

The Seneca East girls finished with 42 points.

On the boys side, Seneca East took two of the top three spots in the 3,200, and had placers up and down the score sheet to finish third in the 11-team event.

Jason Willman finished second in the event to lead all Seneca East placers. He finished in 10:09.91. Teammate Jared Stockmaster finished right behind Willman in 10:14.09.

Norwalk won the meet with 152 points. Seneca East had 88.