Wildcats Add State Qualifiers in 3 More Events

posted May 25, 2018, 7:53 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated May 25, 2018, 8:32 PM ]
5/25/18 - The girls track and field team finished eighth among the 37 teams who scored points with 28.5 points in the Div. III regional meet at Frost Kalnow Stadium in Tiffin.  Woodmore added state qualifiers in three events on the final day of the regional meet.  Senior Carly Rothert earned a ticket to the state meet next week in Columbus by finishing fourth in the 100 hurdles with a time of 15.78.  The top four in each regional event final earn a trip to the state meet along with the top two fifth-place finishers from the four regional meets.  Also earning a trip to Ohio State next week was freshman Olivia Thatcher who ran a time of 12:45.06 in the 3200 to finish third.  And, sophomore Claire Rothert earned a ticket to the state meet with a four-place finish in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.50.  Freshman Ava Beam is in the bubble position after finishing fifth in the 1600 with a time of 5:37.11.  The complete list of state qualifiers is scheduled to be released tomorrow around 1 p.m.  Also competing on Friday for the Wildcats was senior Emily Wegert in the 200 where her time of 26.83 was good for a seventh-place finish.  Carly Rothert also completed in the long jump where her best effort of 15-6 1/2 was good for a ninth-place finish.  Beam also ran in the 3200 and placed 10th in a time of 13:37.66.  The 1600 relay team finished fifth, but were disqualified following the conclusion of the race.  The 3200 relay finished fifth in the event final on Wednesday, the first day of the regional meet.  Their time of 9:56.12 was the best among the fifth-place finishers in the other three regionals to officially earn a state berth.  The team was comprised of Beam, Thatcher, freshman Greta Bauder, and junior Nora LaMunyon.  Their event final will be contested on Friday (June 1) at 9:30 a.m.  Carly Rothert will compete in the 100 hurdle semifinal at 10 a.m. on Friday.  The final will be run at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.  The semifinal in the 300 hurdles, for Claire Rothert, will be run at 11:20 a.m. on Friday with the final on Saturday at 10:40 a.m.  The final of the 3200, for Thatcher, will be contested on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.  The state meet will be held at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the Ohio State University campus.