Wildcats Second After First Day of District Meet

posted May 17, 2018, 9:30 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated May 17, 2018, 9:51 PM ]
5/17/18 - The girls track and field team is in second-place after the first day of the Div. III district meet hosted by Sandusky Perkins.  Woodmore has 16 points to trail only Norwalk St. Paul with 19 points. Woodmore scored points in two of the three event finals that were contested on the first day of the meet.  The 3200 relay team earned a trip to the regional meet next week in Tiffin with a second-place finish running a time of 10:05.80.  Members of the relay team were freshman Ava Beam, freshman Greta Bauder, freshman Olivia Thatcher, and junior Nora LaMunyon.  Also scoring points for the Wildcats and advancing to the regional meet was senior Carly Rothert in the high jump.  She cleared 4-11 to place second in the event.  The top four in each event final advance to the regional meet Wednesday and Friday next week at Frost Kalnow Stadium in Tiffin.  Woodmore had several athletes advance to the finals of the district meet on Saturday ( the top eight in each prelim race/event advance to Saturday finals).  Sophomore Claire Rothert will run in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles on Saturday after placing sixth in the 100 prelims with a time of 16.98 and fourth in the 300 prelims with a time of 49.51.  Carly Rothert also qualified for the 100 hurdles final on Saturday placing fourth in a time of 16.66.  LaMunyon advanced to the final in the 400 placing fifth with a time of 1:02.36.  Senior Emily Wegert placed fourth in the 200 prelims with a time of 27.33 to advance to finals.  Two relays also advanced to the finals.  The 800 relay team of freshman Makenna Book, LaMunyon, Claire Rothert, and Wegert placed fourth in a time of 1:51.04 and the 1600 relay team of Wegert, Bauder, Claire Rothert, and LaMunyon also placed fourth in a time of 4:20.63.  Field events begin at 10:30 on Saturday while the running event finals start at noon.