Salem sweeps county track meet

Staff report


Salem senior Anthony Shivers broke his own meet record in the discus and added a win in the shot put to help the Quakers edge United 156-141 for the team title at Tuesday’s Columbiana County meet at Reilly Stadium.

The Quakers also won the girls title.

Shivers, the defending Division II state champion in the discus, threw 191 feet, 6 inches to shatter last year’s mark of 178-5.

Salem won three of the four relays and also got individual victories from Caleb Quinn (110 hurdles), Haeden Panezott (100) and Zack Wukotich (high jump).

Also winning individual events were United’s Riley Fillman (300 hurdles, long jump) and Cole Weikart (1600), East Liverpool’s Nate Boyer (1600, 3200) and Zack English (400) and Wellsville’s Justin Gregg (200). United also won the 4x800 relay.

On the girls side, Salem’s Ciera Trybend won the shot and discus as the Quakers beat United 150.5-124.

Salem’s Megan Lehwald won the long jump and the Quakers also won the 4x200 relay.

Individual winners were United’s Allison Parks (400, 800, 1600) and Emily Guappone (3200), Columbiana’s Shayla Ray (100 hurdles, high jump), Wellsville’s Shartece Taylor (100, 200) and Beaver Local’s Sarah Ridgley (300 hurdles).

United won the 4x400 and 4x800 relays while Wellsville set a meet record in the 4x100 with a time of 41.57.

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