The Bellefontaine Parks and Recreation track and field team competed at the Hershey State Track and Field meet Saturday in Reynoldsburg.
Lauren Carter competed in the 11-12 girls category and was first in the 100 meter run (14.14) and the softball throw (88’-2”).
Coach Janet Dunn said Lauren is a very powerful runner both in athletic ability and in her spirit.
Garrett Jenkins in 13-14 boys was third in the 800 meter run (2:34.24, his PR) and third in the softball throw.
Kellen Thomas in 9-10 boys was third in the standing long jump (7’-4”) and fourth in the 100 meters (14.75).
Brandon Hayes in 13-14 boys was fourth in the standing long jump (7’-1”) and fourth in the 200 meter run with a personal best at 27.83.
In the 4x100 meter relay in 9-10 girls coming in second were Mallory Kuhn, Julia Nelson, Emma Middaugh, and Montana Buck (1:11.63).
Mallory Kuhn was third in the 100 meter run (17:32), Montana Buck finished third in the 400 (1:22.05), Emma Middaugh was fourth in the softball throw (67’-1”).
In 9-10 boys Max Varner was fourth in the 100 meter run (16.42) and fifth in the 400 (1:21.52).
In 11-12 girls the 4x100 relay team of Gabby Stolly, Meredith McClain, Lauren Carter, and Makayla Hayes were fourth with a time of 1:05.83.
Coming in second was the 11-12 boys 4x100 relay team of Declan Ashcraft, Gabriel Solano, Brady Burden, and Colton Costin (1:03.76).
In the 13-14 girls 1600 meter run, Chelsea Burkhammer was fourth (7:00.05).