MHS track advances handful at district meet


Citizen staff report



The Mechanicsburg boys track team is looking to build on its OHC title from last week with a strong showing in the Division III district preliminaries on Tuesday.


Mechanicsburg competed at the Division III district track and field competition at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium on Tuesday.

For MHS, David Harvey won the long jump with a leap of 20-10.50 and Bryce Waring was third with a leap of 20-05, Phil Cook was second in the pole vault with a jump of 11-06 and Trent Fuller was third in the discus with a throw of 133-01, all advancing to the regional competition.

The M’burg girls’ 4×800 team of Sophie Boeck, Stephanie Dietrich, Michelle Auflick and Abbey Kramer was fifth and Sydney Hux finished fifth in the discus.

The Indians look to continue a strong showing on the boys’ side a week after winning their first OHC title since 1974.

Competition continues on Saturday.

West Liberty-Salem and Triad competed at the Division III district track and field competition at Milton-Union on Tuesday.

For WL-S, Brandon Wolfe was second in the long jump with a leap of 20-1.25 and will advance to the regional competition. The girls’ 4×800 team of Reghan Bieleski, Leah Cole, Taylor Lauck and Katie Hartsel was fifth.

For Triad, Josh McManaway was fourth in the discus and Allyssa Eaton was fifth in the high jump.

The WL-S girls’ squad will look to move up the board after winning their fifth consecutive OHC title last week.

Competition continues on Saturday.

The Mechanicsburg boys track team is looking to build on its OHC title from last week with a strong showing in the Division III district preliminaries on Tuesday.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_thumbnail_OHC370.jpgThe Mechanicsburg boys track team is looking to build on its OHC title from last week with a strong showing in the Division III district preliminaries on Tuesday.

Citizen staff report

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