The 111th Boys and 44th Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association Track & Field Championships

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The 111th Boys and 44th Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association Track & Field Championships

Written by Matt McGowan on 04 June 2018.

Columbus    June 1 & 2 - The 111th Boys and 44th Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association Track & Field Championships saw numerous outstanding performances, new State Championships records, Division records and Jesse Owens Stadium records. The Ohio Championships is one of the largest High School Track & Field Championships in the country.

The Division III Championships started the day of competition.

Minster's sophomore Emma Watcke who won an individual title in cross country  defended her 2017 1600 meter title as she won in 5:00.15.  Mohawk's senior Destini Oler won the 800 meter title in 2:15.10 while Peebles' junior Jenny Seas took home the 3200 meter title in 11:04.93

Minster won the 3200 meter relay on Friday in 9:18.41.

Minster won their 13th team title with 57 points with Covington taking home the runner up trophy with 32 points.

Mansfield St Peter Alysse Wade establish a new Division III 100 meter hurdle record with her 14.17.

Ottoville's senior Brendan Siefker won the 1600 meter in 4:14.30.  East Canton's senior Josh Conrad won the 800 meter in 1:53.99.  Colonel Crawford's senior Chad Johnson who won a fall cross country title defended his 2017 3200 title as he won in 9:05.43 to establish a new Division III State Championship record.

On Friday Worthington Christian who won the Division II 3200 meter relay title in 2017 captured the Division III title this year in 7:50.92.

East Canton defended their team title as they won with 64 points while Smithville finished second with 40 points

 

Division II

Chagrin Falls' senior Annie Zimmer added the 1600 meter title with her 4:53.98 to her cross country title from last fall.  Chagrin Falls' junior Catherine Coffey won the 800 meters in 2:13.63.  Sheridan's senior Anna Foster took home the 3200 meter title in 10:34.34

On Friday Chagrin Falls won the 3200 meter relay in 9:19.40.

Beachwood won the girls team title with 38 points while Buchtel finished second with 31 points.

Buckeye Valley's senior Zach Kraft added the 1600 meter title - 4:53.98 to his fall cross country title.  Heath's senior Chandler Wilhelm won the 800 meters in 1:53.22.  Versailles' senior Joe Spitzer won the 3200 meter with his 9:14.97.

Heath won the 3200 meter relay in 7:47.56 on Friday.

Cuyahoga CVCA won the team title with 51 points and Dayton Dunbar finished next with 44 points.

 

Division I

Solon's junior Olivia Howell defended her 2017 1600 meter title as she won in 4:50.28.  Gahanna Lincoln's junior Madison Martinez won the 800 meter crown in 2:08.89.  Brunswick's junior Alyssa Wolf won the 3200 meter crown with her 10:27.57.

Gahanna Lincoln set the Division I State records and Jesse Owens Track record with their 3200 meter relay time of 8:53.49 breaking Centerville's 2015 record of 9:00.82.

Dublin Coffman's senior Abby Steiner established a new State Meet and Jesse Owens Track record with her 11.47 and third consecutive 100 meter title.  Steiner won her fourth 200 meter title with her new State Meet and Jesse Owens Track record with her National leading time of 22.73.

Gahanna Lincoln won the Division I Girls team title with 51 points while Lancaster and Twinsburg tied for second with 31 points.

Lakota East's senior Dustin Horter who won individual honors last fall in cross country defended his 2017 1600 meter title with his 4:06.96.  Wadsworth's Nick Miller won het 800 in 1:51.89.  Pickerington Central's Matt Scrape won the 3200 meter crown with his 9:02.01

Wadsworth's won the 3200 meter relay with their 7:39.05 clocking.

Pickerington Central won the Championships with 58 points while Centerville took home the runner up trophy with 36.5 points.

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Complete results -  http://www.ohsaa.org/Sports-Tournaments/Track-Field/Track-Field-2018/2018-OHSAA-Track-Field-State-Championships-Coverage-Page

 

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