Hillsboro boys second overall at district meet; McClain girls third


By Ryan Applegate - rapplegate@timesgazette.com



McClain’s Chayden Pitzer clears a hurdle in the girls 100-meter hurdles race on Saturday in the finals of the Division II Girls Track and Field Tournament held at Washington High School.

McClain’s Chayden Pitzer clears a hurdle in the girls 100-meter hurdles race on Saturday in the finals of the Division II Girls Track and Field Tournament held at Washington High School.


The Division II boys and girls track and field District Tournament was held at Washington High School May 17 and May 19. Highland County had representatives from Hillsboro and McClain High Schools on the boy’s side and from Hillsboro, McClain and Lynchburg-Clay on the girl’s side.

The Indians finished second overall in the boy’s tournament with a team score of 85 points and the McClain Lady Tigers took third overall in the girl’s tournament with a team score of 68 points.

Hillsboro will be represented at the Regional Tournament at Muskingum University Thursday, May 24, and Saturday, May 26, by the girl’s 4×800-meter relay team of Sami Blair, Sydney Lanning, Molly McCreary and Jaeleigh Hart.

On the boy’s side the Indians will be represented by Ty Alexander in the 400-meter dash; the 4×400-meter relay team of Tyler Workman, Britton Haines, Mark Gallimore and Alexander; Draven Stodgel in the discus throw and shotput; Kole Maynard in the discus throw; Quinn Conlon in the high jump; and Austin Goolsby in the long jump and pole vault.

McClain will be represented on the girl’s side of the Regional Tournament by Chayden Pitzer in the 100-meter hurdles, the 100-meter dash, the 300-meter hurdles and the 200-meter dash. Kerrigan Pollard also advanced to the Regional Tournament in the 300-meter hurdles. The Lady Tigers will also be represented by the 4×100-meter relay team of Jaelyn Pitzer, Pollard, Hunter Scott and Emma Stegbauer.

Results for all Highland County athletes are as follows:

Girls 4×800-meter relay – Hillsboro – Blair, Lanning, McCreary, Hart – 10:51.68; Lynchburg-Clay – Merry, Pinkerton, Mullenix, Zwiesler – 12:30.22; McClain – Cunningham, Clark, Adkins, Free – 12:35.98.

Boys 4×800-meter relay – McClain – Chiossi, Ernst, Schluep, Newkirk – 9:05.89; Hillsboro – Shanahan, Kemper, Hatfield, Spencer – 9:38.21.

Boys discus throw – Draven Stodgel – Hillsboro – 147-05.00 ft; Kole Maynard – Hillsboro – 136-07.00 ft; Jordan Pearson – McClain – 131-08.00 ft; Cam Closson – McClain – 75-06.00 ft.

Boys pole vault – Austin Goolsby – Hillsboro – 14-06.00 ft; Kyler Trefz – McClain – 8-00.00 ft.

Boys long jump – Austin Goolsby – Hillsboro – 20-08.75 ft; Logan Hester – Hillsboro – 16-11.00 ft; Alex Snyder – McClain – 14-00.75 ft.

Girls shot put – Hunter Scott – McClain – 32-03.50 ft; Kelsey Burns – Hillsboro – 28-06.50 ft; Kailey Dietrick – Hillsboro – 27-10.00 ft; Hannah Smith – McClain – 27-02.00 ft; Serene Walker – Lynchburg-Clay – 26-03.25 ft; Keyara Oaks – Lynchburg-Clay – 24-00.50 ft.

Girls high jump – Cierra Lively – Hillsboro – 4-10.00 ft; Maddy Crawford – McClain – 4-06.00 ft; Emma Hess – Hillsboro – 4-04.00 ft.

Girls 100-meter hurdles – Chayden Pitzer – McClain – 15.70.

Girls 100-meter dash – Chayden Pitzer – McClain – 12.76; Kerigan Pollard – McClain – 13.68.

Boys 100-meter dash – Matt Bliss – McClain – 11.93; Patrick Fout – McClain – 12.09; Taylor Lucas – Hillsboro – 12.18.

Girls 4×200-meter relay – Hillsboro – Throckmorton, Callahan, Howland, Hart – 1:55.49; Lynchburg-Clay – Marcelino, Mclaughlin, Lay, Blankenship – 1:55.81.

Boys 4×200-meter relay – Hillsboro – Haines, Workman, Gallimore, Alexander – 1:37.21.

Girls 1600-meter run – Mia McCammon – Lynchburg-Clay – 6:37.72; Keeley Schurman – Hillsboro – 6:57.89; Ellie Howland – Hillsboro – 7:15.05; Erika Martin – McClain – 7:38.12.

Boys 1600-meter run – Nathan Spencer – Hillsboro – 5:09.46.

Girls 4×100-meter relay – McClain – Pitzer, Pollard, Scott, Stegbauer – 53.12.

Boys 4×100-meter relay – McClain – Moon, Fout, Jett, Bliss – 46.18; Hillsboro – Lucas, Gallimore, Doughman, Goolsby – 46.85.

Girls 400-meter dash – Jaeleigh Hart – Hillsboro – 1:03.36.

Boys 400-meter dash – Ty Alexander – Hillsboro – 51.96.

Girls 300-meter hurdles – Chayden Pitzer – McClain – 46.97; Kerigan Pollard – McClain – 50.15.

Boys 300-meter hurdles – Quinn Conlon – Hillsboro – 44.40.

Girls 800-meter run – Molly McCreary – Hillsboro – 2:44.59; Sydney Lanning – Hillsboro – 2:48.14; Natalie Cunningham – McClain – 2:51.26; Emily Pinkerton – Lynchburg-Clay – 2:54.64; Audrey Merry – Lynchburg-Clay – 3:10.01.

Boys 800-meter run – Brian Shanahan – Hillsboro – 2:14.32; Johnny Hatfield – Hillsboro – 2:14.95.

Girls 200-meter dash – Chayden Pitzer – McClain – 27.03.

Boys 200-meter dash – Austin Goolsby – Hillsboro – 24.11; Ty Alexander – Hillsboro – 24.43.

Girls 3200-meter run – Keeley Schurman – Hillsboro – 16:09.38.

Boys 3200-meter run – Bailey Lucarello – Hillsboro – 11:15.60; Lyle White – McClain – 11:42.31; Ben Sowders – Hillsboro – 12:07.14.

Girls 4×400-meter relay – Lynchburg-Clay – Blankenship, Lay, Mclaughlin, Marcelino – 4:41.19.

Boys 4×400-meter relay – Hillsboro – Workman, Haines, Gallimore, Alexander – 3:34.67; McClain – Schluep, Newkirk, Bliss, Chiossi – 3:43.17.

Girls discus throw – Hunter Scott – McClain – 93-09.00 ft; Kailey Dietrick – Hillsboro – 87-01.00 ft; Keyara Oaks – Lynchburg-Clay – 78-10.00 ft; Kelsey Burns – Hillsboro – 71-03.00 ft; Serene Walker – Lynchburg-Clay – 69-02.00 ft.

Boys shot put – Draven Stodgel – Hillsboro – 52-07.50 ft; Dion Burns – Hillsboro – 46-09.00 ft; Jordan Pearson – McClain – 37-11.50 ft; Cody Elliott – McClain – 36-05.25 ft.

Girls long jump – Maddy Crawford – McClain – 15-05.75 ft; Emma Stegbauer – McClain – 15-03.50 ft; Sydney Callahan – Hillsboro – 14-03.75 ft; Emma Hess – Hillsboro – 12-10.50 ft; Allie Stroop – Lynchburg-Clay – 11-08.50 ft; Brooklyn Laymon – Lynchburg-Clay – 11-03.00 ft.

Boys high jump – Quinn Conlon – Hillsboro – 5-08.00 ft; Britton Haines – Hillsboro – 5-06.00 ft; Zane Mustard – McClain – 5-06.00 ft.

Girls pole vault – Patricia Poole – McClain – 8-00.00 ft; Kerigan Pollard – McClain – 7-06.00 ft; Lucy Hart – Hillsboro – 7-00.00 ft.

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McClain’s Chayden Pitzer clears a hurdle in the girls 100-meter hurdles race on Saturday in the finals of the Division II Girls Track and Field Tournament held at Washington High School.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2018/05/web1_Chayden-Pitzer-100-meter-hurdles-district-TF.jpgMcClain’s Chayden Pitzer clears a hurdle in the girls 100-meter hurdles race on Saturday in the finals of the Division II Girls Track and Field Tournament held at Washington High School.

By Ryan Applegate

rapplegate@timesgazette.com

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