Created on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Benjamin Logan’s boys track and field team grabbed another victory Tuesday after handling the competition at a home quad meet with visiting Ada, Kenton and Sidney.
The Raider boys topped Ada 108-95 to finish first, while Kenton came in third with 40 points and Sidney Christian was fourth with nine points.
Benjamin Logan’s Craig Boling clears the final hurdle on his way to winning the 110 hurdle event Tuesday during a quad meet at Ben Logan High School. EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT
The Bulldogs held off the Raider girls 85-74 to take first. The Wildcats were third with 72 points and Sidney Christian was fourth with 12 points.
The Raider boys saw Landon Johnson win two field events. He took first in the shot put (43-1) and the discus (135-6). Also taking first were Craig Boling in the 110 hurdles (16.3), Jeremy Brisson in the 100 (11.7), David Wenger in the 800 (2:05.6), Wyatt Warren in the 3,200 (11:15.6), the 400 relay of Matt Wilt, Trent Rees, Boling and Brisson (45.8) and the 3,200 relay of Wenger Dan Kuhmer, Warren and Gray (9:01.3).
Taking second were Boling in the 300 hurdles (43.6) and the long jump (18-2 1/4), Bryce Gray in the 1,600 (5:30.5), Davis Bowers in the 400 (56.7), Aaron Crosby in the high jump (5-2), the 800 relay of Wilt, Rees, Crosby and Brisson (1:37.5) and the 1,600 relay of Wenger, Bowers, Crosby and Rees (3:47.3).
Adding third-place finishes were Brisson in the 200 (24.3), Joel Spatz in the 400 (57.1), Michael Green in the discus (122-0) and Bane Dodson in the 300 hurdles (48.3).
Marissa Wilbur led the Raider girls with two first-place finishes. She won the 100 hurdles (17.2) and the 300 hurdles (53.0).
Other wins came from Monica Mannings in the 400 (1:05.1), Jennifer Poling in the shot put (30-0) and the 3,200 relay of Morgan Allen, Hannah Boysel, Caitie Johnson and Lindsey Longbrake (12:01.4).
Runner-up finishes came from Ciarra Wirick in the high jump (4-6), the pole vault (9-0) and the 100 hurdles (17.8) and Mannings in the 100 (13.6) and the 200 (28.9).
Coming in third were Tayler Rose in the 100 hurdles (18.0) and the long jump (14-4), Mikayla Rose in the shot put (26-11) and the discus (89-3), the 400 relay of Tayler Rose, Johnna Putt, Lauren Oglesbee and Poling (56.2), the 800 relay of Tayler Rose, Wilbur, Wirick and Mannings (1:56.1) and the 1,600 relay of Jessica Rutan, Caitie Johnson, Lauren Johns and Lindsey Longbrake (5:09.7).
Pirate girls win tri-meet
Riverside’s girls track and field team won a home tri-meet on Thursday against Fairlawn and Calvary Christian.
The Pirates won the girls meet with 64 points. The Jets won the boys meet, with the Pirate boys taking second with 48 points.
Brooke Hickey powered the Riverside girls by winning the 100 hurdles, the 300 hurdles and the long jump and was second in the high jump.
Ella Jackson also had a strong performance by winning the 800, the 1,600 and the 3,200. Kerri Meade won the 200 and the high jump and was second in the 100 and the discus. Madison Manahan also took second in the shot put.
The Pirate boys saw first-place finishes from Ryan Davidson in the 200, Sean Perkins in the 400 and Brett Rappold in the 3,200.
Coming in second were Davidson in the 100, Ben Rappold in the 3,200, Jon Norris in the 110 hurdles, Chris Cox in the discus, Levi Stapleton in the shot put, Jesse Kean in the high jump and the long jump, the 400 relay, the 800 relay and the 1,600 relay.