J-D track earns sweep at OHSL Freedom meet

Cody would pull away and take the 3,000-meter run in 10:48 flat, beating the field by more than a minute as Dye took the 1,500 in 5:13.74. Morrow would emerge in the 800-meter run, prevailing in 2:29.04, with Rebecca Doss third in 2:31.61.

Katy Pieri would go 1-2 with Royer in the 400-meter dash, Pieri winning in 1:02.43 to beat Royer by one-hundredth of a second. Courtney Ellis won, too, taking the 400-meter hurdles in 1:12.73 as Fuller finished sixth. Ellis was fifth in the 100 hurdles.

J-D's boys title included Bumkoth Jiak sweeping to wins in the mile (4:31.49) and 800-meter run, the latter in 1:55.01 as Austin Davis (2:01.62) finished second in the 800 and third (4:46.28) in the mile.

David Salbert dominated the triple jump, going 43 feet 9 1/2 inches, with Tim Kendrick (39 feet 5 3/4 inches) in fourth. Also, in the 4x100 relay, Salbert teamed with Will Sterriker, Taumeras Howard and Michael Meyer for another victory in 45.12 seconds. And in the 4x400, Salbert, Smith, Sterriker and Tim Kendrick won in 3:33.67.

Michael Paul earned his own sweep of the throwing events. He tossed the shot put 44 feet 9 1/4 inches, beating Brent Fallon (42 feet 4 1/2 inches), who was second, and Paul also prevailed in the discus by heaving it 118 feet 9 inches as Fallon took fifth.

Ira Griffin was victorious in the 200-meter dash, finishing in 22.90 seconds, the only sub-23 seconds time. Griffin also ran to second in the 100-meter dash in 11.50 seconds, as Sterriker took third in the 110 high hurdles (16.47 seconds) and third in the long jump, just ahead of Tyler Petersen in fourth place.

Kendrick and Petersen joined Max Smith and Alex Wilmot to take second in the 4x800 relay in 8:35.15. Will Hohreiter was third in the 3,200-meter run (10:41.52).

Sam Spalding was fourth in the pentathlon, while Petersen took fourth in the 400 hurdles and Tom Wilson took sixth in the 400. Wilmot was sixth in the pole vault, clearing 9 feet 6 inches.

Vote on this Story by clicking on the Icon


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment