Last week, the West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team hosted JET Track and Field Camp. Athletes from Bellefontaine, Ben Logan, Graham, Marysville, Triad, Versailles and West Liberty-Salem participated in the camp.
The camp coaching staff included camp director, Ralph Jones of Jones Elite Training in Charlotte, North Carolina, Matthew Murphy, Head Coach of Cross Country and Track and Field at Alabama A&M, James Daniels of Daniels High Performance in Jamestown, North Carolina, Ann Vogel, West Liberty-Salem Head Coach Girls Cross Country and Track and Field, Tony Mascadri, Mechanicsburg pole vault coach and Nate Bratka, West Liberty-Salem throws coach.
“The JET Track and Field Camp is an excellent opportunity for local athletes to improve not only their track and field skills, but their skills athletic skills for any sport without the expense of an overnight camp,” said Ann Vogel. “We’re thankful to have D1 and professional coaches who have worked with some of the best athletes in the country, right here at WLS coaching our local athletes.”
West Liberty-Salem track and field student athletes, Megan Adams, Mallory Bostick and Ashley Yoder received OATCCC Academic All-Ohio honors this weekend at the state track and field meet.
The award is given to student athletes in grades 10-12, who compete at the state meet and have a GPA of 3.5 or above.
Qualifiers for Saturday's finals are Sophia Hardwick (17.37) and Alaina Irving (17.45) in the 100 meter hurdles, Delaney Jones in the 100 meter dash (12.70) and 200 meter dash (27.28), Sophia Hardwick (49.66) and Claire Longshore (50.06) in the 300 meter hurdles, Megan Adams and Ashley Yoder in the 1600 meter run, Mallory Bostick and Ashley Yoder in the 800 meter run, the 4x200 meter relay team of Lilly Weaver, Claire Longshore, Mandilyn Weaver and Sophia Hardwick (1:55.38), the 4x100 relay of Lilly Weaver, Delaney Jones, Alaina Irving and Mallory Bostick (53.03), and the 4x400 relay of Mallory Bostick, Megan Adams, Teagan Boyd and Delaney Jones (4:16.90).
Isabella Hardwick had a career PR in shot put (29'5.25") finishing 12th and Kenzie Bahan placed 13th in shot put (29'5).
Complete results are posted on http://www.finishtiming.com
District finals will be held Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m.
Congratulations to the West Liberty-Salem Middle School Girls and Boys Track & Field teams for winning OHC titles! Thank you to our middle school coaching staff: Stacey Longshore, Andy Hoover and Johanna Smith.
Tiger freshman Delaney Jones set a new school record in the 100 meter dash, running a 12.49. Her mark breaks the mark set by Morgan Freyhof in 2015.
West Liberty-Salem hosted a four team OHC North track and field meet Tuesday evening.
Team Scores for the girls were: 1st WLS 191, 2nd Mechanicsburg 118, 3rd Triad 89, 4th West Jefferson 60, 5th WLS B 18
Photo credit: John Coffman
West Liberty-Salem Middle School Girls won the Triad Invitational on Saturday!
West Liberty-Salem 166.50
Mount Gilead 92.50
North Union 79
Madison Plains 44
Marion Elgin 23
1st Place Finishers:
4x800 Relay- Gwen McCullough, Malia Miller, Emma Smith, and Breece Gullett 11:52.13
100m Hurdles - Hattie Jacobs 19.60
400m Dash - Breece Gullett 1:11.11
4x200 Relay - Hattie Jacobs, Ashlee VonDeylen, Lexi Hausler, and Raylea Henry 2:12.07
200m Hurdles - Elise Longshore 35.16
800m Run - Gwen McCullough 2:55.69
200m Dash - Chloe Griffith 31.29
4x400 Relay - Breece Gullett, Emma Smith, Raylea Henry, and Hattie Jacobs 5:04.19
Pole Vault - Tori Douthwaite 5-6
Long Jump - Chloe Griffith 13-7
400m Dash - Malia Miller 1:15.41
100m Dash - Tori Douthwaite 14.79
1600m Run - Mylee Dooley 6:45.37
800m Run - Mylee Dooley 3:08.14
100m Dash - Ashlee VonDeylen 15.84
1600m Run - Abbie Thoman 6:55.63
Pole Vault - Elise Longshore 5-6
Discus - Addison Hutton - 53-4
Shot Put - Addison Hutton 23-7
100m Hurdles - Geneva Estep 21.78
Long Jump - Savannah Gluckle 10-0
High Jump - Geneva Estep 3-8
Discus - Olivia Deere 48-3
Shot Put - Olivia Deere 22-11
200m Hurdles - Isabelle Richards 1:02.41
The West Liberty-Salem Boys Track Team finished in 2nd place at the Triad Invitational this Saturday.
Mount Gilead 129
West Liberty-Salem 127.5
North Union 109
Marion Elgin 28
Madison Plains 3
1st Place finishers were:
4x800 Relay - Caleb Larson, Dylan King, Taryn Bradley, and Brevin Louden 10:10.10
400m Dash - Brevin Louden 58.88
800m Run - Dylan King 2:29.47
4x400 Relay - Caleb Larson, Jake Lauck, Wyatt Longaberger, and Brevin Louden
1600m Run - Caleb Larson - 5:23.61
4x200 Relay - Alex Boyer, Wyatt Longaberger, Terrence Hayes, and Tanner Myers 2:03.21
200m Dash - Zander Gluckle 31.47
High Jump - Dylan King 4-10
4x100 Relay - Tanner Myers, Kingston Henry, Terrence Hayes, and Zander Gluckle - 57.83
200m Hurdles - Taryn Bradley 33.19
400m Dash - Casey Boyer 1:10.11
Pole Vault - Kamden Hissong 5-0
110m Hurdles - Alex Boyer
800m Run - Wyatt Longaberger 2:47.39
High Jump - Casey Boyer 4-6
100m Dash - Tanner Myers 14.59
1600m Run - Jake Lauck 5:55.39
Long Jump - Jake Lauck 13-3 3/4
100m Dash - Zander Gluckle 15.23
200m Hurdles - Kamden Hissong 38.86
200m Dash - Colton Neeld 35.60
Long Jump - Terrence Hayes 12-9
The West Liberty-Salem Girls & Boys Track & Field teams competed at the Ohio Heritage Conference Preview meet on Monday evening. Click the link below for full meet results.
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team won the Ohio Heritage Conference Preview hosted by Northeastern Monday evening.
Team Scores: 1st WLS 141, 2nd Fairbanks 90.5, 3rd Greenview 70, 4th Cedarville 65.5, 5th Triad 53, 6th Southeastern 53, 7th Madison Plains 42, 8th Mechanicsburg 41, 9th Catholic Central 34, 10th Greenon 26, 11th West Jefferson 24, 12th Northeastern 7
Tiger senior Megan Adams led the team with two first place finishes in the 1600 meter run (5:25.59) and the 3200 meter run (11:52.. The 4x200 relay team of Sophia Hardwick, Mandilyn Weaver, Claire Longshore and Mallory Bostick also placed first (1:55.42).
2nd-Lilly Weaver Long Jump (14'11), Alaina Irving 100 meter hurdles (:17.18), Mallory Bostick 400 meter dash (1:05.06), and Sophia Hardwick 300 meter hurdles (50.84).
3rd: Sophia Hardwick 100 meter hurdles (:17.77), Ashley Yoder 1600 meter run (5:52.7) and 800 meter run (2:35.7), Delaney Jones 200 meter dash 27.65, Taylor Kennedy 3200 meter run (13.32.79), Claire Longshore 300 meter hurdles (53.63), and the 4x800 relay of Teagan Boyd, Taylor Kennedy, Lily Smith and Maggie Davis (11:25.30)
4th: Tina Douthwaite pole vault (7'06"), Mandilyn Weaver high jump (4'06"), and Mallory Bostick 200 meter dash (28.48),
5th: Mandilyn Weaver long jump (13'3"), Kenzie Bahan discus (81'0), and Lena Kauffman pole vault (7'0").
6th: Isabella Hardwick discus (78'9")
7th: Alaina Irving 100 meter dash (14.10), Kenzie Bahan shot put (26'5.75") and Teagan Boyd 400 meter dash (1:08.59).
The West Liberty-Salem Boys finished 3rd at the OHC Preview
1st- 3200- Asher Knox 10:44.5
2nd- 110H- Jackson Steider 17.64
3rd- 1600- Asher Knox 4:52.4
3rd- 3200- Joey LaRoche 11:00.4
3rd- Discus- Mark Bair 118' 0
4th- 800- Micah Smith 2:13.65
5th- 110H - Max Rudolph 19.51
5th- Discus- Tobi Thornburg 105'2"
5th- 300H- Max Rudolph 47.75
6th- 4x2- Lincoln Henderson, Gibson Knox, Slade Merriman, and Holden Shafer 1:49.22
6th- 4x8- Joey LaRoche, Micah Smith, Chandler McCafferty, and Asher Knox 10:19.72
6th- 4x4- Micah Smith, Holden Shafer, Lincoln Henderson, and Jackson Steider 4:05.91
7th- Shot Put- Mark Bair 36'0"1/2
8th- 4x1- Taran Logwood, Tobi Thornburg, Gibson Knox, and Slade Merriman 51.05
WL-S will compete at the Miami East Invitational on Friday.
The West Liberty-Salem girls track and field team opened the season with a third place finish at the Anna Quad meet Tuesday.
Senior Megan Adams led the Tigers winning the 1600 meter run (5:29.6) and 800 meter run (2:30.3). Also grabbing first place finishes were Delaney Jones 100 meter dash (12.91) and the 4x400 relay team of Mallory Bostick, Ashley Yoder, Sophia Hardwick and Adams (4:23.73).
Second place finishes were provided by Sophia Hardwick in the 300 meter hurdles with a personal best of 52.03., Ashley Yoder in the 800 meter run 2:44.23, and Delaney Jones in the 200 meter dash 28.29.
Mallory Bostick had two third place finishes in the 400 meter dash (1:06.19) and 200 meter dash (29.27). Mandilyn Weaver also placed third in high jump (4'08").
Placing fourth were Ashley Yoder in the 1600 meter run (5:53.35) and Taylor Kennedy in the 3200 meter run (13:27.13).
Rounding out the Tiger placers were fifth place finishers Kenzie Bahan in shot put with a personal best (30'05), Teagan Boyd 400 meter dash (1:08.31) and Alaina Irving 100 meter hurdles (18.2).
The Lady Tigers are back in action Monday at the OHC Preview meet hosted by Northeastern.
The boys’ track and field team competed in a quad meet at Anna.
2nd place performances:
Logan Phillips 110m hurdles (16.77)
Micah Smith 800m (2:20.94)
4x100m relay team of Thornburg, Wilcoxon, Petry, and Stoner (49.31)
Brandon Petry 100m (12.48)
Asher Knox 800m (2:22.79)
Mark Bair Shot Put (38’4”)
Josh Wilcoxon 100m (12.51)
Lincoln Henderson 400m (1:03.58)
Max Rudolph 300m Hurdles (49:00)
Jonny Stoner 200m (27.54)
Logan Phillips High Jump (5’2”)
The team will compete at the Versailles Invitational Saturday.