OHSAA STATE TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS | More Day 2 results
Austintown Fitch — Lauren Dolak took sixth place in the 800 2:12.56. Brent Fairbanks got on the podium with a seventh-place finish. His best throw was 166-0. Jakari Lumsden finished the high jump in ninth, with his best leap coming at 6-2.
Boardman — Chris Butler, The Vindicator’s Boys Cross Country Athlete of the Year, was 12th in the 1600 (4:14.31).
Canfield — Anita Mancini, The Vindicator’s Girls Soccer Player of the Year, took 12th in the 800 (2:16.38).
Girard — Emily Marsico was fifth and seventh in the 300 hurdles (45.07) and 100 hurdles (14.94), respectively.
LaBrae — Dynesty Ervin finished the 100 in seventh place (12.37).
Newton Falls — Tori Blandine took sixth place in the 300 hurdles (45.49).
Niles — Kyndia Matlock was ninth in the 100 (12.54).
Badger — Miranda Stanhope finished in 14th place in the 3200 (11:55.67).
East Palestine — Alexis Cunningham took ninth in the 3200 (5:13.87).
Jackson-Milton — Michaelina Terranova made the podium in eighth place in the 300 hurdles (46.14).
Maplewood — Charlotte Crouch tried out eye-black for the first time as she finished in fourth place in the 800. She wore it for help with her vision and not intimidating opponents.
“I don’t think I’m very intimidating. I just try and have fun sort of and have a good time because it makes it fun for everyone,” Crouch said. “I don’t want to intimidate girls. We’re freaking out already.”
Jake Hall took fourth in the 800 (1:55.80). Ethan Sparks took seventh in the 1600 (4:26.44).
Mathews — Kenny Wallace got a medal and a visit with the “bucket brigade” for his trouble in the 1600.
“I was feeling it the last two laps. I tried to be out of the sun as much as I could, but you have to go in it at some point,” Wallace said. “I just didn’t want to puke in the race.”
He took third (4:16.33).
“Time-wise, it’s what I was hoping to run,” Wallace said. “I dropped six seconds from last week and [the runner up] dropped eight. You can’t predict that.”
McDonald — Hayden Sloan was seventh in the 400 (50.34). Bella Wolford was ninth in the 800 (2:16.76).
Springfield — Luke Snyder, Austin Trebella, Ethan Nezbeth and Garrett Walker pushed the 4x200 relay team to a 7th place finish (1:31.50). The girls team for the same event, Anna Ohlin, Haley LaMorticella, Shantel Springer and Cierra Latronica finished in eighth place (1:48.27).
— Brian Dzenis