Two area track teams competed in day one of the OHSAA Division 3 District Meet hosted at Graham High School.
The West Liberty-Salem Boys Track Team completed day one at Districts.
The Tigers are currently in 1st place after four events.
Top five teams: 1. WL-S — 37, 2. Anna — 26, 3. Cedarville — 16, 4. Botkins — 15, 5. Springfield ECA — 13
Eight Tigers have already qualified for the regional meet next week at Troy.
Slayde Merriman was District Champion in the pole vault (12-6).
Mark Bair was District Runner-Up in the discus (137-3).
Craig Stanford Pole Vault (11-0)
4×800 relay of Quentin Rudolph, Owen Harrison, Micah Smith, and Asher Knox (8:25.60)
Jack Steider Long Jump (18-8.75)
Qualifying for Saturday Finals:
100m, 200m Jack Bahan, Dylan Glunt
400m Micah Smith, Troy Bradly
800m Quentin Rudolph, Caleb Larson
1600m Joey LaRoche, Dylan King
4×100, 4×200, 4×400 relay teams
The West Liberty-Salem Girls team is sitting in fourth place.
Qualifying for next week’s Regional Meet are Kenzie Bahan placing third in shot put with a career PR of 32’08.25″ and the Tigers 4×800 relay team of Breece Gullett, Ashley Yoder, Teagan Boyd, and Mallory Bostick placed second (10:07).
Anna Knox tied for sixth in high jump (4’6″).
Qualifying for Saturday’s finals:
100 Meter Hurdles-Claire Longshore, Sophia Hardwick
100 Meter Dash-Chloe Griffith, Tori Douthwaite
4×200 Relay-Tori Douthwaite, Gwen McCullough, Claire Longshore, Mallory Bostick
4×100 Relay-Tori Douthwaite, Gwen McCullough, Lena Kauffman, Chloe Griffith
400 Meter Dash-Mallory Bostick
300 Meter Hurdles-Sophia Hardwick, Claire Longshore
800 Meter Run-Gwen McCullough, Ashley Yoder
200 Meter Dash-Chloe Griffith, Tori Douthwaite
4×400 Relay-Ashley Yoder, Mallory Bostick, Breece Gullett, Gwen McCullough
The top four in each event qualify for next week’s Regional meet. Field events will begin at 10:00 a.m. and running events at 11:30 a.m.
Calvary Christian competed in their very first Division 3 District Meet that was held.
For the boys, Caleb King placed 8th in the long jump finals.
Advancing to the finals held on Saturday:
Abigail Reinhard 100m hurdles (17.33)
Brooklyn Horner 800m (2:53.61)
Ephraim Daniels 400m (53.24)
John Gaertner 800m (2:09.6)
Ian Schmidt 800m (2:13.98)
Lincoln Roell 1600m (5:08.4)
4×100 relay-Clay Howard, Caleb King, Christian Rogan, Nehemiah Dillon (47.88)
4×200 relay-Clay Howard, Caleb King, Christian Rogan, Ephraim Daniels (1:38.31)
4×400 relay-Clay Howard, Nehemiah Dillon, John Gaertner, Ephraim Daniels (3:55.24)