Success at Schultz
H-L wins, but Calvert has record night
FOSTORIA – It was Hopewell-Loudon boys who won the Dick Schultz Invitational on Friday, but it was Calvert who rewrote the record books.
The Chieftains won just five events, but had enough second- and third-place finishes to race to a meet win with 158 points. Calvert, with seven first-place finishes, was runner-up with 127. Buckeye Central came in fifth with 74 points, followed by Lakota with 67. St. Wendelin was seventh with 34 points and New Riegel placed ninth with 20.
Alex Wood won the 3,200 for the Chieftains in 10:38.20 and Patric Gase took the high jump with a leap of 5-10. Noah Breidenbach won top honors in the 400 dash (54.268). Wood also was a part of both relay wins in the 4×1,600 and 4×800. In the 4×1,600, he joined Dylan Napier, Dylan Alvarado and Chet Swartzmiller to finish in 20:20. The 4×800 relay was a squad of Wood, Swartzmiller, Dillon Williams and Marcus Ardner.
Calvert set three meet records on the day. The 4×200 relay of Austin Ball, Tyler Long, Ren Boehler and Shane Boehler set a new standard in 1:31.802. The quartet also set a new mark in the 4×100 two events later with a time of 43.4. And just for good measure, Shane Boehler set one on his own in the 200 dash, clocking in at 22.94.
Calvert won the 4×400 relay in 3:38.169. It was made up of Ball, Long, Dan Reineke and Michael Smith. Ren Boehler took top honors in the 110 hurdles (15.943) and 300 hurdles (42.528) and Shane Boehler won the 100 dash (11.238).
Buckeye Central’s Lane Sautter won the discus with a heave of 138-9.
Tim Ink won the long jump (19-7) to give New Riegel its top finish of the day.
Kevin Crowe was second in the shot put (47-6 ) for Lakota’s best finish and Nick DeHaven was runner-up in the 3,200 run (10:40.2) for St. Wendelin’s top placer.
Delta’s Tyler Fraker set a meet record in the pole vault with a vault of 14-0.
Golden Bears spoil for Mohawks
FOSTORIA – Gibsonburg, paced by Kendall and Colleen Reynolds, won the Dick Schultz Invitational handily on Friday night.
The Golden Bears led the way with 147 points. Hometown school St. Wendelin was second with 106 points. Hopewell-Loudon edged Lakota for third, 93 -91. Calvert was sixth with 76 points followed by Buckeye Central (55). New Riegel was ninth with eight points.
The Reynolds girls combined to win four events, including a meet record in the 100 dash by Kendall Reynolds (12.661).
St. Wendelin won four events, including two relays. The 4×1,600 relay team of Jocelyn Reinhart, Karin Goddard, Victoria Volpe and Sophia Volpe won in 24:37.2. Both Volpes, Reinhart and Maddie Borer also got a win in the 4×800 relay with a time of 10:37.7. Sophia Volpe made it three wins on the night by taking the 1,600 run in 5:49.8. Sara Goddard won the long jump with a leap of 14-3.
Hopewell-Loudon picked up a first-place finish in the 3,200 run where Leah Reinhart checked in at 13:04.
Lakota won four events on the night led by Cariss Reese, who won three of them: 100 hurdles (16.332), 300 hurdles (48.815) and pole vault (9-0). Katie Park had the other first place for the Raiders in the discus (111-1).
Olivia Smith picked up her usual first place in the 800 dash for Calvert, taking it in 2:28.6. Buckeye Central and New Riegel’s top finish also came in this event. BC’s Tamara Metzger was third in 2:44.5 with New Riegel’s Abby Mathias checking in at fourth with a time of 2:48.6.
Calvert won two relays: 4×200 and 4×100. Danielle Kontak, Emma Sullivan, Kerrigan Kwiat and Smith won the 4×200 (1:52.429) and Kontak and Sullivan joined with Mallory Paul and Megan Somodi to take first in the 4×100 (53.838).
Pair of 3rds highlight TC’s ay at Knight relays
TOLEDO – The Columbian boys traveled to Toledo on Friday for the Knight Boys Relays hosted by Toledo St. Francis de Sales. Columbian finished eighth out of the 13 schools competing with 42 points. Whitmer beat out the hosts 109-96 7/8 for the team title.
Columbian’s best finishes were a pair of thirds in the 4×200 and the discus relay. Kordell Hunt, Justin Jarrett, Donovan Walker and Cliff Miller teamed to finish the 4×200 in 1:34.05. Andy Lucius had the fifth furthest throw in the discus tossing 137-11. Codey Chance added a toss of 135-04 to land the duo in third.
Columbian also took a fourth in the 4×1,600 as Chris Gates, Tyler Mesnard, Tanner Schreiner and Adam Forrest crossed the line in 19:59.66.
Upper, Mohawk compete in Bob Royer Relays
NORTH ROBINSON – Colonel Crawford’s boys won its own meet, the Bob Royer Relays and just missed winning it on the girls side by two points.
Galion took top honors on the girls side with 134 points. Upper Sandusky came in fourth with 57 points and Mohawk was fifth with 54.
Upper Sandusky was runner-up on the boys side with 124, 13 back of the Eagles. Mohawk was fourth with 73 points.
The Rams had some strong efforts from the boys. They won the 4×1,600 relay in 20:02.1 and the distance medley relay in 11:28.15. The 4×110 shuttle hurdle relay went to Upper (1:06.65), as did the long jump relay (52-10.25). The shot put relay came away with a first with a combined throw of 131-2, as did the high jump relay with a total leap of 17-0.
Mohawk’s boys had a first-place finish in the 4×400 relay (3:38.9) and in the pole vault relay (32-0).
Upper Sandusky had one first-place finish on the girls side, winning the high jump relay with a combined hop of 13-8.
Mohawk had top finishes in a number of events. The best effort came from Shauna Leeth, McKenzie Richardson, Kayla Risner and Aubrie Flood as they set a meet record in the distance medley relay with a time of 13:52.14. The 4×1,600 relay finished first in 24:37.1 and the 4×800 relay was also tops in 11:01.4.
Tigers, Redmen finish strong in Margaretta Invite
MARGARETTA – Seneca East’s boys were runner-up Friday night at the 49th annual Margaretta Track & Field Invitational.
The Tigers had 104 points on the night, finishing behind Edison (134 ). Fostoria was eighth in the meet with 37 points.
On the girls side, Edison won as well with 148 points. Seneca East was sixth with 46 points and the Redmen was 12th with eight points.
The Tiger boys had first-place finishes from Wesley Pipher in the 1,600 run (4:40.87) and Zach Gregg in the pole vault (14-6).
Fostoria had three boys finish third in their respective events. Aquiles Estrada was third in the 1,600 (4:45.45), C.J. Matheney in the 800 (2:04.12) and Rayshon Martin in the 200 (23.99).
Kaylyn Goshe led the Tigers with two top finishes, winning the shot put (35-0) and discus (116-7).
The Redmen girls placed in two events with Olivia Valenti placing third in the long jump with a leap of 15-5.