Wildcats Win District Title

posted May 19, 2018, 1:11 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated May 19, 2018, 1:46 PM ]
5/19/18 - The girls track and field team won the Div. III district meet hosted by Sandusky Perkins High School with 94 points.  The second-place team, Fremont St. Joseph Central Catholic, had 76 points.  This is the third successive season the girls have won the district title after finishing second in 2015.  The girls had one district champion as freshman Olivia Thatcher won the 3200 with a time of 12:21.72 while teammate, freshman Ava Beam, finished second in the 3200 with a time of 12:26.68.  The two combine to finish 3-4 in the 1600, only reversed.  Beam was third in the 1600 with a time of 5:27.88 and Thatcher was fourth running 5:34.78.  The top four in each event final earn a trip to the regional meet in Tiffin next week.  Woodmore had one other runner-up finish as senior Carly Rothert was second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 15.97.  Also earning a berth in the regional meet was junior Nora LaMunyon in the 400 were she finished third in a time of 1:00.70.  Senior Emily Wegert placed third in the 200 with a time of 26.90 and Carly Rothert was third in the long jump with a best of 15-9 1/2.  Sophomore Claire Rothert finished fourth in the 300 hurdles with a time of 48.39 and the 1600 relay team will also run in Tiffin after finishing fourth with a time of 4:16.92.  The relay team was made up of Wegert, freshman Greta Bauder, Claire Rothert, and LaMunyon.  One relay and one indvidual just missed qualifying for the regional meet placing fifth.  The 800 relay team of freshman Makenna Book, LaMunyon, Claire Rothert, and Wegert were timed in 1:51.50, .37 seconds behind the team from Sandusky St. Mary CC.  Senior Annalicia Torres finished fifth in the shot put with a best of 32-6 1/2, 2 /12 inches behind the fourth-place finisher.  Also placing for the Wildcats (the top eight in each event final score team points) was Claire Rothert in the 100 hurdles (6th, 16.68) and Bauder in the 800 (7th, 2:38.49).  The Div. III regional meet for Northwest Ohio will be held at Frost Kalnow Stadium in Tiffin on Wednesday beginning at 5 p.m. with field events.  Running events begin at 6 p.m. with the 3200 relay final then all other running events are prelims for the finals on Friday.  Friday field events start at 5 p.m. with running events getting underway at 6 p.m.