Indians push more athletes to state


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Mechanicsburg’s David Harvey delivers the baton to Jared Butcher during the 4x200 relay preliminaries at the Division III regional meet in Troy.


TROY – Mechanicsburg made sure David Harvey wasn’t going to be alone at the state track and field meet next week.

The Indians qualified a handful of athletes through at the Division III regional championships on Friday at Troy High School and ended up finishing in first place on the boys’ side.

The 4×200 relay team placed third to advance, running the race in 1:32.24. Bryce Waring won the 200 meter and Jared Butcher also got out to state with a second-place finish in the 400-meter run in 50.99. Harvey also followed up his qualification in the long jump with a third-place finish in the high jump at 6-04.

For West Liberty-Salem, Joey Adams qualified second in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:29.57 and the girls’ 4×400 team finished third in 4:05.64.

Competing but not qualifying for state for WL-S were Caylee Karg (300H) and Morgan Freyhof (100).

8-u softball

NCS Farms beat Moose, 8-5

Moose standouts were Corynn Ryan and Morgan Boyd.

NCS Farms standouts were Gracie Goering and Kimber Instine.

Moose beat Family Stitchery, 12-0.

Moose standouts were Lola Rice and Mallory Stokes.

Family Stitchery standouts were Adisyn Welty and Clair Rodgers.

Moose beat Hair Junkies, 14-2.

Moose standouts were Braelyn Roosa and Mattison McClorey.

Hair Junkies standouts were Violet Eck and Ava Messer.

Moose beat Hair Junkies, 8-1.

Moose standouts were Alayna Stacy and Addison Castle.

Hair Junkies standouts were Sydnee Hurst and Mackenzie Tooker.

Mechanicsburg’s David Harvey delivers the baton to Jared Butcher during the 4×200 relay preliminaries at the Division III regional meet in Troy.
http://urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_BurgRelay4x200HarveyButcher052516.jpgMechanicsburg’s David Harvey delivers the baton to Jared Butcher during the 4×200 relay preliminaries at the Division III regional meet in Troy.

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