River girls top the field, win Avon Reynolds Relays|
The Rocky River girls track and field team won four events to take the team title in the annual Avon Reynolds Relays Saturday. Host Avon took runner-up honors in the boys’ competition.
Rocky River scored 94 points to top the girls’ 11-team field, with Highland taking second with 77 points and Avon third with 72. Wadsworth amassed 118 points to claim the boys’ title, with Avon winning three events and scoring 106. Avon Lake finished third in the 10-team field with 67 points.
For the Pirates, senior Madi Connelly won the 1600 with a time of 5:18.49 then ran the first leg of the 4x800 relay. She joined Clara Sandu...
Westlake track & field teams race past Avon Lake|
Westlake swept Avon Lake in a Southwestern Conference track and field meet Wednesday afternoon. The Demon boys came out on top 76-47, while the girls scored an 85-51 win.
Here are the results from the meet, as well as links to Larry’s photos:
Boys: Westlake 76, Avon Lake 47
Shot put: Seiple (AL) 51-1; Discus: Seiple (AL) 152-6; High Jump: Kallash (W) 5-10; Long Jump: Hardy (W) 18-7 1/4; Pole Vault: Sedlak (W) 12-0; 4x800: G.Kelly, L. Kelly, B. Hood, Squeri (W) 8:30; 110m H: Novel (W) 16.1; 100m: Keppler (W) 11.4; 4x200: Snyder, Ohm, Sharp, Novotny (AL)...
Westshore athletes shine at annual Ranger Relays|
Despite some brutal weather conditions, a number of Westshore track and field athletes turned in winning performances at Friday’s Ranger Relays in Lakewood.
In the teams standings, North Royalton took the title with 102 points, followed closely by Westlake with 96. Berea took the boys team championship with 121 points, while North Royalton took runner-up honors with 93.
Here are the area’s first-place winners:
The 4 X 800 relay of Maddie Britton, Maddie Voiers, Sarah Christel and Hallie Bechtel won it with a time of 9:55.00. Christel, Voiers, Bechtel and Britton also won the distance medley relay with a time of 13:19.00. On the boys’ side, Scott Rapps won the high jump with a...
Track: Area athletes make their way to state meet|
As usual, a strong contingent of high school track and field athletes from the Westshore area will be competing this weekend at the OHSAA Track and Field Championships at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
The area’s best will compete in the two-day even, which begins Friday morning at 9:30 when Bay’s Marek Mutch competes in the Division II pole vault. All the other action will be in Division I, with running event semifinals...
PR Watch: Conference, district meets on horizon|
With the high school track and field season moving into May, athletes and teams are gearing up for their respective conference meets as well as the district and regional meets.
The Southwestern Conference Championships will begin Wednesday, May 9 and conclude with the finals on Friday, May 11 at the Richard S. Cooley Track in Amherst. The action both days begins at 4:30 p.m.
The West Shore Conference Championships will be hosted by Avon at the Avon Middle School facility on the same days and the same times...
PR Watch: Bierut, River girls get off to strong start|
It has been a solid start to the 2012 track and field season for the Rocky River girls squad.
The Pirates have faced tough competition the past two weeks, running in the Miele Invitational and the Comet Relays. They finished third in the Miele behind Medina and Chardon, then took fourth at Amherst behind Brunswick, Medina and Mentor.
At Miele, River senior Elyse Beirut set a new meet record in the 3200 with her time of 10:51.57. That eclipsed the old time of 10:59.38 set by Magnificat’s Abby Fischer...
Boys Track: PR watch has begun for area athletes|
The 2012 track and field season has begun, and many area athletes have their sites set on improving their times and distances over the coming weeks.
The PR watch has begun!
We encourage area coaches to submit their athletes\' best marks throughout the spring. We\'ll certainly miss top performances from time to time, so feel free to keep us updated. To submit results, coaches should send us an email: email@example.com. Here is a preliminary list of top boys perforrmances...