Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · Girls and Boys Track Teams Both Defeat Springfield and Ravenna


The girls and boys track teams both beat Springfield and Ravenna last night. The girls beat Springfield 82-46 and beat Ravenna 86-41. The boys beat Springfield 87-41 and beat Ravenna 98-30.

Winning events against both teams on the girls side were junior Ashley Martinez in the 100 and 300 hurdles, the 4×1 relay of junior Rachael Fogg, senior Gracie Collins, sophomore Morgan Ross, and Martinez, the 4×4 relay of freshman Carly Wightman, sophomore Emylie Candelaria, junior Libby Vanderark, and Martinez, senior Mea’nah Witherspoon in the shot put, senior Jasmine Yates in the discus, Fogg in the long jump, and Ross in the high jump.

Winning events against just Ravenna were the 4×8 relay of Candelaria, junior Sandra Northup, freshman Hannah Ragland, and sophomore Amber Hankins, Hankins in the 800, and freshman Jessica Eubank in the 2 mile.

Winning events against just Springfield were Fogg in the 100 and Vanderark in the 400 and 200.

On the boys side, winning events against both teams were the 4×8 relay of senior Nolland Almestica and sophomores Cam Ray, Drew Dimeff, and Dennis Charnes, junior Damian Jackson in the 110 hurdles, junior Derrick Brown in the 100, the 4×2 relay of juniors Ravel Ray, Brown, Justin Christian, and Malik Shaver, the 4×1 relay of freshman Brady Watson, Jackson, senior Zach Rankin, and Brown, Christian in the 400 and 200, senior Owen Hartwig in the 2 mile, senior Austin Hinzman in the high jump, and junior Jimmie Painter in the long jump.

Winning events against just Ravenna were junior Ben Bullock in the mile, Shaver in the 300 hurdles, and Charnes in the 800.

Winning events against just Springfield was sophomore Kyler Barnett in the discus.

The teams are back in action on Friday Night at the Thrilla in Zoarvilla at Tusky Valley.

photos courtesy of Robyn Virag