Smith Wins Pole Vault, Angstmann Advances To Day 2

St. Marys' Austin Smith advances to regionals after winning the boys pole vault competition in the Division II district track and field competition on Wednesday.
Sports Editor

Austin Smith advances to regionals after winning the Division II district pole vault competition in Defiance on Wednesday as a number of St. Marys athletes advances to the finals on day two on Friday.

The senior Smith vaulted with a height of 13-09.00, beating the next-placed vaulter by 1-01.00. All field events are final events on Wednesday, as well as the 4x800-meter relays.

In track events, Ally Angstmann qualified for day two of the district track meet in a the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.30 for third place and a fourth-place finish in the 300-meter hurdles with a qualifying time of 49.84.

The Roughriders girls 4x100-meter relay team of Brooklyn Price, Ally Will, Allison Jacobs and Angstmann qualified with an eighth-place time of 53.68. The girls 4x200-meter relay team of Jordan Egbert, Brooklyn Adams, Rebecca Dominguez and Will qualified with a time of 1:58.82 for eighth place.

In the boys individual track events, Demarcus Fountain was the runner-up in the 100-meter dash (11.72) and third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.65.

The Roughriders quartet of Eric Spicer, Sean Perry, Smith and Fountain were runners-up in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 45.37 to advance to day two and the same team in the 4x200-meter relay finished third with a time of 1:35.62.