Riders feature multi-event winners at Celina, Minster boys win at Versailles
CELINA — Celina swept its six-team invitational on Saturday, with the St. Marys girls track team finishing third and the Roughrider boys coming in fourth.
The Roughrider girls scored 98.5 points, behind first-place Celina (155) and Ottawa-Glandorf (116). Celina was led by junior Bekah Carr, who won four events. Carr won the girls 100 hurdles (16.17) the 300 hurdles (48.15) the pole vault (10-0), and the long jump (16-2.75) on Saturday.
The Roughriders had a pair of double winners on Saturday. Erin Kinkley of St. Marys won the girls 400 meter dash (1:06.15) and cleared five feet in the high jump for the win.
The St. Marys girls 3200 meter relay team of Lexi Grothause, Amanda Dues, Kristen Dammeyer and Riley Wilson took first with a 10:20.32 time. Dammeyer added a win in the two-mile run (12:07.45).
The St. Marys girls 400 meter relay team of Bailey Gottschalk, Kami Menchhofer, Stephanie Evans and Regan Tischler won with a 53.69-second finish.
The St. Marys boys scored 87 points, behind winner Celina (164), Defiance (120) and O-G (111).
St. Marys’ Luke Lemmerman won the boys 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.49 seconds and finished third in the 300 hurdles (43.1). The Roughriders’ Cam Swanson took first in the boys 100 meter dash witha 11.51-second pace. St. Marys’ Eric Spicer was third (11.68). The St. Marys boys 400 meter relay team of Will Walter, Cam Swanson, Austin Tester and Eric Spicer won with a 45-second time.
Minster wins at Versailles
VERSAILLES — The Minster boys track team rolled to a win in the black division at the Versailles Boys Invitational on Saturday.
The Wildcats’ Wes Hegemann had a big day throwing, winning the shot put with a throw of 50-4.5 and took first in the discus (152-11).
Minster’s Eli Wolf won the 100 meter dash (11.58) and finished second in the 200 meter dash (23.72). Jacob Dues won the long jump (18-10.25). Paul Dues was the champ in the high jump (6-0). The Minster 3200 meter relay team of Andrew Fausey, Jon Fausey, Ben Butler and Andy Albers (8:33.71) and 1600 meter relay team of Austin Brackman, Andy Albers, Andrew Fausey and Paul Dues (3:37.7) both earned wins.
New Bremen was sixth in the black division with 52 points. Jared Kramer led the way for the Cardinals with a second-place finish in the 400 meter dash (52.88) and a third-place finish in the 200 meter dash (24.04). Garrett Westerbeck finished second in the 300 hurdles (43.21).
The New Knoxville boys finished sixth in the 10-team orange division with 42 points. Waynesfield-Goshen rolled to the win with 180 points. New Knoxville’s Isaac Kuntz won the mile (4:45.89) and finished second in the 800 meter run (2:07.64) and the high jump (5-10).