Created on Saturday, 20 April 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
The weather conditions were less than ideal for the Chieftain Relays on Friday, but a couple of local squads turned in strong efforts.
ABOVE: Benjamin Logan’s Alex Thompson clears the bar during the high jump competition. BELOW: Bellefontaine’s Regan Price takes off in the sprint medley race after receiving the baton from Jessica Kinchen during Friday’s Chieftain Relays. EXAMINER PHOTOS | MATT HAMMOND
The Bellefontaine girls tied for third place in the nine-team field, while Benjamin Logan’s boys placed fourth.
Toledo Whitmer won the girls meet with 91 points, River Valley was second with 88 and the Chiefs and Upper Arlington each had 74 to share third.
Marysville was fifth (45), Ben Logan’s girls were sixth (43), Wapakoneta was seventh (35), Kenton finished eighth (28) and Delaware Hayes took ninth (26).
Whitmer also took top honors in the boys meet with 111 points. River Valley was the runner-up with 94 points and Marysville placed third with 69 points.
Ben Logan’s boys had 50 for their fourth-place finish. Wapakoneta and Delaware Hayes each had 46 to tie for fifth, Upper Arlington was seventh (43), Bellefontaine was eighth (30) and Kenton finished ninth (14).
Bellefontaine’s girls were led by first-place finishes in the shot put, shuttle hurdles, sprint medley and 400 relay.
Ben Logan’s girls were highlighted by a second-place effort in the long jump and third-place efforts in the high jump and sprint medley.
For the Raider boys, the discus team, the shot put group and shuttle hurdles squad finished third to lead the way.
Bellefontaine’s boys were led by a third-place finish from the pole vault unit.
Complete results with individual names will be included in Monday’s Examiner.