News and Notes

Oct. 16 - Northern Buckeye Conference Championships - Eastwood H.S. - The girls team was second and the boys team was eighth. The girls had 38 team points to finish behind only Eastwood, which had 20 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl became the eighth league champion from Woodmore capturing the girls race in a a time of 19:58, six seconds in front of runner-up Haley Sponaugle from Eastwood. Woodmore had four more runners finish in the top 15. Sophomore Caydie Buchanan finished seventh in a time of 21:23, sophomore Emma Hammer was eighth in 21:28, junior Jordan Beam was ninth in 21:36, and sophomore Madi Hammer was 14th in 22:10. Senior Kristen Davis ran 23:26 to place 27th, freshman Stella Strong was 31st in a time of 23:49, freshman Lilian Runion was 34th in 23:58, sophomore Kylie Cordy was 41st in 24:47, freshman Kaylin Day was 48th in 26:01, and junior Lilly Strong was 59th in 27:37. The boys had 198 points as senior Marty Repka was the first Wildcat runners across the line in 37th-place in 20:45. Freshman Henry Smola was right behind in 38th-place in 20:46, freshman Drake Blausey finished 45th in 21:12, freshman Nick Horvath was 51st in 21:51, freshman JJ Dickerson ran 24:09 to place 67th, freshman Brady Buhrow was 72nd in 25:24, and senior Mason Hablitzel finished 77th in 33:12.

Oct. 9 - Fostoria Booster Invite - Fostoria H.S. - The girls team finished third with 65 points and the boy team was eighth with 207 points. Sophomore Caydie Buchanan was the top finisher placing 10th in a time of 23:09.90, junior Jordan Beam was 12th in 23:33.30, and sophomore Madi Hammer was 15th in 23:39.62. Senior Kristen Davis ran 25:36.78 to place 23rd, sophomore Kylie Cordy was 30th in 26:18.41, freshman Stella Strong was 38th in 27:57.67, and junior Lilly Strong ran 32:28.10 to place 54th. On the boys side, freshman Drake Blausey placed 40th in a time of 22:34.65, senior Marty Repka ran 23:21.62 to place 43rd, freshman Nick Horvath was 47th running 23:42.68, freshman JJ Dickerson was 63rd in a time of 25:53.51, freshman Henry Smola was 64th in 25:56.03, freshman Brady Buhrow was 75th in 28:56.09, and senior Mason Hablitzel ran 35:35.60 to finish 80th.

Oct. 2 - Old Fort Invite - Old Fort H.S. - The girls finished sixth among 16 teams with 168 points and the boys finished 20th with 584 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl finished seventh among 162 runners with a time of 20:35.72. Sophomore Emma Hammer ran 21:46.31 to finish 18th and junior Jordan Beam was 27th in 22:20.89. Sophomore Kylie Cordy was 59th in 24:14.26, freshman Stella Strong finished 81st in 25:16.23, freshman Kaylin Day was 102nd and 26:25.21, and junior Lily Strong was 131st in 28:55.43. For the boys, freshman Drake Blausey was 104th in 20:51.71, freshman Henry Smola was 163rd in 23:02.81, freshman Nick Horvath was 165th in 23:04.67, freshman JJ Dickerson was 181st in 25:01.50, senior Marty Repka was 183rd in 25:08.43, freshman Brady Buhrow was 196th in 26:25.86, and senior Mason Hablitzel was 206th in 27:36.25.

Sept. 25 - Black Knight Invite - Owens Community College (Findlay) - The girls team was third behind Liberty-Benton (68) and Margaretta (76) with 88 points. The boys were 10th with 314 points. For the girls, junior Olivia Vogelpohl finished fourth running 20:10.75. Sophomore Emma Hammer finished 14th in 21:35.55, junior Jordan Beam was 22nd in 22:06.99, and sophomore Madi Hammer ran 22:26.24 to finish 25th. Senior Kristen Davis ran 23:42.23 to place 34th, freshman Stella Strong finished 44th in 24:24.95, and sophomore Kylie Cordy ran 25:02.03 to place 51st. For the boys, freshman Drake Blausey ran 21:19.41 to place 68th. Freshman Henry Smola ran 21:27.39 (70th), freshman JJ Dickerson ran 23:34.07 (90th), freshman Nick Horvath was timed in 23:36.46 (91st), senior Marty Repka ran 24:25.80 (99th), and freshman Brady Buhrow was timed in 25:09.79 (104th).

Sept. 22 - NBC Jamboree - Eastwood H.S. - The girls team was second to the host school with 50 points (Eastwood had 21 points). The boys team was 8th with 213 points. The girls had four runners in the top 11. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl was second in a time of 20:20. Sophomore Emma Hammer was fifth in 21:43, junior Jordan Beam was 10th in 22:35, and sophomore Madi Hammer was 11th in 22:37. Freshman Stella Strong finished 28th in 24;32, sophomore Kylie Cordy was 30th in 24:45, freshman Kaylin Day was 44th in 26:53, and junior Lilly Strong was 66th in 31:20. On the boys side, freshman Drake Blausey was the top finisher running 21:44 to place 41st. Freshman JJ Dickerson was 46th (22:41), freshman Henry Smola was 47th (22:42), freshman Nick Horvath was 48th (22:46), freshman Brady Buhrow was 70th (27:00), and senior Mason Hablitzel was 77th (35:09).

Sept. 18 - Myron Cline Lakota Invite - The girls team placed second with 60 points and the boys team was seventh with 249 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl ran 20:32 to place fifth while sophomore Emma Hammer was eighth in 21:18. Junior Jordan Beam placed 12th (22:20), sophomore Madi Hammer was 13th (22:30), senior Kristen Davis was 22nd (23:58), freshman Lillian Runion was 25th (24:03), sophomore Kylie Cordy was 37th (26:28), freshman Stella Strong was 39th (26:33), freshman Kaylin Day was 45th (27:18), and junior Lilly Strong was 56th in 31:26. On the boys side, freshman Drake Blausey was 42nd in 21:17 while freshman Henry Smola was 47th in 22:24, and freshman Nick Horvath was 48th in 22:30. Freshman JJ Dickerson ran 22:51 to place 50th, freshman Brady Buhrow was 62nd in 26:39, and senior Mason Hablitzel ran 34:47 to place 66th.

Sept. 11 - Tiffin Carnival - Hedges Boyer Park - The girls team placed sixth among 48 schools with 250 points. Minster took the team title with 79 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl was 14th among the 277 runners with a time of 20:04.4 while sophomore Caydie Buchanan was 25th in 20:40.0. Sophomore Emma Hammer was 61st in 21:45.5, junior Jordan Beam was 75th in 21:58.6, sophomore Madi Hammer was 87th in 22:17.8, sophomore Kylie Cordy was 175th in 24:32.1, and senior Kristen Davis was 185th in 24:53.3. Three Woodmore athletes ran in the open race. Freshman Lillian Runion was 19th in a time of 24:04.2, freshman Kaylin Day was 99th in 26:57.0, and junior Lilly Strong was 169th in 31:20.5. The boys placed 22nd of 24 teams with 489 points. Freshman Drake Blausey was 91st in a time of 21:36.4, freshman JJ Dickerson was 100th in 21:54.3, senior Marty Repka was 102nd in 22:00.2, freshman Henry Smola was 105th in 22:06.4, freshman Nick Horvath was 120th in 22:47.2, and freshman Brady Buhrow was 160th in 26:13.0.

Sept. 7 - NBC Jamboree - Eastwood H.S. - The girls team was second with 39 points while the boys were eighth with 211 points. Eastwood won the girls race with 24 points and Otsego won the boys race with 20 points. For the girls, junior Olivia Vogelpohl finished third in a time of 21:34 and sophomore Caydie Buchanan was fourth in 22:01. Sophomore Emma Hammer ran 22:55 to place seventh while junior Jordan Beam was ninth in 23:20. Sophomore Kylie Cordy was was 22nd in 25:25, senior Kristen Davis was 23rd in 25:30, sophomore Maddie Hammer was 37th in 26:51, freshman Stella Strong was 48th in 28:36, freshman Kaylin Day was 49th in 28:37, and junior Lilly Strong was 67th in 33:30. On the boys side, freshman Drake Blausey was the first one across the finish line in 22:37 to place 37th. Freshman JJ Dickerson was 42nd in 23:09, freshman Henry Smola was 48th in 23:24, senior Marty Repka was 56th in 24:34, and freshman Brady Buhrow was 71st in 28:05.

Sept. 4 - Mel Brodt Invite - Bowling Green State Univ. - The girls finished second among 13 teams with 49 points. Eastwood won the girls event with 37 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl was the top finisher running 20:05.96 to place eighth among 124 runners. Sophomore Caydie Buchanan was 16th in 20:39.60, sophomore Emma Hammer was 27th in 22:03.00, junior Jordan Beam was 28th in 22:07.10, and sophomore Maddie Hammer was 29th in 22:12.90. Sophomore Kylie Cordy ran 24:40.65 (59th), freshman Lillian Runion ran 24:56.978 (64th), senior Kristen Davis ran 25:32.86 (70th), freshman Stella Strong ran 26:09.35 (76th), freshman Kaylin Day ran 26:40.89 (82nd), and junior Lilly Strong ran 30:48.87 (105th). On the boys side, the Wildcats were 10th among 13 teams with 159 points. Freshman Drake Blausey finished 80th in a time of 21:34.31. Senior Marty Repka was 81st in 21:35.17, freshman Henry Smola was 99th in 22:40.79, freshman JJ Dickerson was 103rd in 22:48.23, freshman Nick Horvath was 105th in 22:55.69, freshman Brady Buhrow was 121st in 26:26.86, and senior Mason Hablitzel was 133rd in 34:53.60.

Aug. 28 - Tiger Classic - Seneca East HS - The girls team placed second to Liberty Center with 129 points. Liberty Center had 54 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl placed 10th in a time of 20:13.24 while sophomore Caydie Buchanan was 17th (20:54.94) and sophomore Emma Hammer was 20th in 21:20.98. Junior Jordan Beam was 42nd in 22:59.41, sophomore Maddie Hammer was 50th in 23:24.89, sophomore Kylie Cordy was 75th in 24:28.85, freshman Lillian Runion was 87th in 25:06.07, senior Kristen Davis was 107th in 25:53.84, and freshman Stella Strong was 139th in 27:30.54. On the boys side, the Wildcats placed 20th with 573 points. Freshman Drake Blausey led the way placing 127th in 21:37.48. Senior Marty Repka was 154th in 22:51.20, freshman Henry Smola was 169th in 23:34.18, freshman Nick Horvath was 170th in 23:39.01, and freshman Brady Buhrow was 215th in 27:48.11.

Aug. 21 - OHSAA Pre-Season Meet - Obetz, Ohio - The Wildcat girls team finished 6th among 28 teams with 225 points. Madeira was the top team with 97 points. Junior Olivia Vogelpohl finished 10th in a field of 280 runners with a time of 21:04.8. Sophomore Caydie Buchanan was timed in 22:06.9 (22nd), sophomore Emma Hammer ran 22:29.3 (31st), sophomore Maddie Hammer ran 2:52.6 (121st), sophomore Kylie Cordy ran 26:10.4 (132nd), junior Jordan Beam ran 26:11.2 (133rd) and freshman Kaylin Day ran 29:23.4 (205th). the boys teams placed 42nd of 44 teams with 1,256 points. Unioto was the team champ with 63 points. Freshman Drake Blausey was the top Wildcat runner running 23:00.1 to place 250th. Freshman JJ Dickerson ran 25:18.9 (316th), freshman Nate Horvath ran 25:48.6 (324th), freshman Henry Smola ran 26:15.8 (328th), senior Marty Repka ran 26:29.0 (331st), freshman Brady Buhrow ran 30:42.9 (384th), and Mason Hablitzel ran 38:47.5 (398th).