Sotak Qualifies for State Meet; Two Athletes In Three Events Friday

posted May 23, 2018, 6:54 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated May 23, 2018, 6:57 PM ]
5/23/18 - The boys track and field team had one Div. III state qualifier on the first day of the regional meet held at Frost Kalnow Stadium in Tiffin.  Sophomore Cole Sotak earned a trip to the state meet next week by finishing fourth in the pole vault (the top four in each event qualify for the state meet).  Sotak cleared 13-4 to earn the last qualifying position for the state meet June 1-2 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the Ohio State University campus.  The Div. III pole vault with be contested on Friday (June 1) beginning at 4 p.m.  Senior Jeremy Schiavone advanced to Friday's meet finals in Tiffin in both the 100 and 200.  Schiavone finished fourth in his heat and had the eighth-best time overall in the 100 running 11.66.  He came back to place third in his heat and was seventh overall in the 200 with a time of 23.32.  The 800 relay team of sophomore Tyler Zeller, freshman Aaron Sandrock, sophomore Daniel Geisler, and Schiavone finished fifth in their heat and were 10th overall to fail to qualify with a time of 1:35.29.  The second-day of the regional meet in Tiffin on Friday will begin at 5 p.m. with field events.  The running events start at 6 p.m.  The Wildcats will have Schiavone competing in the 100 and 200 and sophomore Paul Koenig running the 1600 on Friday.  The 100 final will be run at 6:12 p.m. on Friday, the 200 at 7:40 p.m.  The 1600 will be contested beginning at 6:45 p.m.  Admission to the regional meet is $7.