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Jesse Owens Memorial
The Ohio State University, Columbus
June 3 & 4, 2016
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2016 OHSAA Track & Field State
Cleveland St. Ignatius, Cincinnati Withrow Win
Second OHSAA Div. I State Track & Field Titles
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cleveland St.
Ignatius won the Division I boys track and field state championship and
Cincinnati Withrow won the Division I girls state title at the 2016
OHSAA boys and girls state track and field tournament at Jesse Owens
Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University on Saturday.
With six podium finishes, including two
relay victories, St. Ignatius earned its second state track and field
title and first since 2001. St. Ignatius senior James Norris finished
third in the 100M dash (11.00) and was a member of the winning 4x100M
relay team. Seniors Luke Wagner and Tom Sullivan competed in a
closely-packed 1600M where only 69 hundredths of a second separated the
second-place and fifth-place finishers. Wagner finished third (4:12.70)
while Sullivan placed fifth (4:13.11). Senior Collin Crutchman placed
second in the 800M run (153.03) behind Sylvania Southview senior Frank
Hayes, who posted a Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium record time of 1:49.16,
topping the previous record set by Cory Leslie of Sandusky Perkins in
The Wildcats won both the 4x800M (7:39.23)
and 4x100M (41.48) relays. St. Ignatius’ final podium appearance came in
the 3200M run as junior C.J. Ambrosio placed second (9:01.78). Watkins
Memorial senior Andrew Jordan won the event with a time of 8:54.96,
breaking the previous Division I state, meet and Owens Memorial Stadium
record set by Tsehaye Hiluf of Reynoldsburg in 2012 (8:55.04).
Cincinnati Withrow made eight podium appearances, including a
first-place appearance in the 4x100M relay (46.58) and in the 300M
Intermediate Hurdles as sophomore J’Alyiea Smith ran a winning time of
42.44. Smith also earned second place in the 100M Hurdles (14.32), third
in High Jump (five feet seven inches) and was part of Withrow’s
second-place 4x400M relay team (3:46.48). Withrow finished second in the
4x200M relay (1:38.54) and first in the 4x100M relay (46.58). Junior
Doneasha Brewer placed second in the 200M dash (24.40) and junior Niyah
Carpenter earned a second-place finish in Long Jump (18 feet ½ inches).
Dublin Coffman sophomore Abby Steiner broke the Jesse Owens Memorial
Stadium record in the 100M dash (11.60), topping the previous record set
in 2011 by Destinee Gause of Reynoldsburg (11.63).
In the seated athlete division, Massillon
Washington senior Zion Clark won the 100M dash (17.82) and 400M
(1:03.60). New Albany sophomore Michael Fenster won the 800M (2:16.49)
and Bowling Green freshman Eric Rine won the shot put (16 feet 10 ¾
Greenfield McClain junior Kaylee Hurley won
the girls 400M (1:21.22), 800M (3:07.21) and shot put (18 feet 4 ¾
inches). Wooster Triway sophomore Sammy Rhodes won the 100M dash
St. Clairsville Wins First Boys Track &
Field State Championship in School History; Findlay Liberty-Benton Wins
Second State Title
COLUMBUSk, Ohio – St. Clairsville
won its first Division II boys track and field state championship and
Findlay Liberty-Benton won its second Division II girls state title at
the 2016 OHSAA boys and girls state track and field tournament at Jesse
Owens Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University on Saturday.
St. Clairsville finished fourth in the
4x100M relay (43.10). Junior Malachi Mellema won the 110M Hurdles
(14.37) and placed second in the 300M Intermediate Hurdles (38.14), and
Junior Jordan Vincent placed first in Long Jump with a winning jump of
22 feet 1 ¾ inches. St. Clairsville tallied 33 points, edging out
runner-up Lexington who finished with 31.
Chagrin Falls senior Joseph Bistritz ran a
Division II state, meet and Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium record in the
1600M run (4:05.62) and Dayton Stivers senior broke the meet and stadium
record in the 400M (46.61).
Findlay Liberty-Benton cruised to victory on Saturday, totaling 52
points with seven podium finishes. Liberty-Benton senior and reigning
100M and 200M champion Michaela Butler defended her titles, winning the
100M dash (11.98) and 200M dash (24.65). Liberty-Benton finished second
in the 4x800M relay (9:19.74). Junior Leah Recker, who participated in
the 4x800M relay, claimed second place in the open 800M run (2:11.95).
Sophomore Lindsey Bishop earned second place in High Jump (five feet six
inches) and fourth place in Long Jump (17 feet 9 ¾ inches), and
sophomore Emma Swisher finished sixth in Pole Vault (10 feet six
Steubenville finished in second place in the team standings with 25
total points, and Pepper Pike Orange senior set the division II state
and meet 100M Hurdles record in the preliminary race on Friday (13.92).
Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas Wins Boys and
Girls Div. III State Track & Field Titles, Girls Win Second-Consecutive
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Louisville St.
Thomas Aquinas captured the Division III boys and girls track and field
state championship on Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at The
Ohio State University, marking the first time in Division III track and
field history and fourth time overall that the same
school won both the boys and girls state track and field
championship in the same year. It is the first boys track state
championship for St. Thomas Aquinas and the second girls title as they
defended their crown from a year ago.
On the boys side, St. Thomas Aquinas scored 36 points. Aquinas made the
podium in five different events, including two first place finishes in
the 4x800M relay (7:56.57) and in the 1600M run as senior Jacob Caniford
posted a winning time of 4:14.34. Junior Andrew George placed fourth in
the 100M dash (11.043) and senior Jacob Paul finished third in the 800M
run (1:56.11). Aquinas’ 4x200M team placed fourth (1:30.53).
Gahanna Columbus Academy placed second in the boys team standings with
The girls of St. Thomas Aquinas made the
podium seven times on Saturday, including five first place finishes, for
a total of 60 points. The 4x800M relay team broke the Division II state
and meet record – a record set by Aquinas in 2014 – with a winning time
of 9:05.84. Senior Athena Welsh won the 1600M run (4:49.06) and 3200M
run (10:56.80), junior Kalee Soehnlen won the 800M run (2:10.67) and the
4x200M relay team posted a winning time of 1:44.88. Senior Rachael Adams
finished fourth in the 200M dash (25.62) and the 4x400M relay team
placed fourth (4:00.94).
Lore City Buckeye Trail sophomore Kylie
Cutlip ran a Division III state record 42.37 in the preliminary round of
the 300M intermediate hurdles on Friday, only to break that record on
Saturday after running a 42.08 in the finals.
Ottoville junior Brooke Mangas cleared a division III state record and
meet record in high jump (five feet 10 inches) and Dayton Miami Valley
School senior Taylor Middleton set a meet record in long jump (18 feet
11 ¼ inches).
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