Swanton athletes place in the field at NWOAL prelims


Bulldog girls second in team standings after day one

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Sammi Taylor of Swanton fires a disc in the girls discus Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL Track and Field Championships. She placed third with a best throw of 113 feet, 7 inches.

Sammi Taylor of Swanton fires a disc in the girls discus Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL Track and Field Championships. She placed third with a best throw of 113 feet, 7 inches.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Swanton’s Dean Croskey unleashes one in the shot put. He took sixth with a best throw of 45 feet, 7 and 3/4 inches.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Bobbie Oberle of Swanton finished sixth in the long jump Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL meet. Her best jump was 14 feet, 5 and 3/4 inches.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

BRYAN – Preliminary running finals and the finals of field events took place during day one of the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Track and Field Championships Tuesday at Bryan High School.

The Bryan boys are ahead with 47 points in the team standings after the first day. Archbold is second at 39.5 points, Liberty Center third with 33, and Wauseon rounds out the top four with 31.5.

The Liberty Center girls lead with 49 points followed by Swanton at 43. Wauseon, at 33 points and Patrick Henry, with 32.33, round out the top four.

In the only running final that took place, Swanton’s 4x800m relay team of Brett Bettinger, Donovan Avalos, Blaine Pawlowicz and Dylan Gilsdorf finished second with a time of 8:43.04. The team from Liberty Center won with a time of 8:19.34.

In the girls race, Archbold’s team of Gwynne Riley, Brittney Ramirez, Karley Ramirez and Kylie Sauder won with a time of 10:05.03.

The Swanton duo of Jasmin Kenzie and Avril Roberts went one and two in the girls high jump. They eached went out at 4 feet, 10 inches, but Kenzie did so in fewer attempts.

In the girls pole vault, Swanton’s Hannah Grabke took second to Taylor Peters of Bryan. They both finished at 10 feet, 4 inches, but Peters did so in fewer attempts.

Evergreen garnered a title in the boys high jump from Mason Loeffler. He cleared a height of 6 feet, 3 inches. Gilsdorf finished runner-up for Swanton, going out at 6 feet.

NWOAL Championship Prelims

Boys

Bryan 47, Archbold 39.5, Liberty Center 33, Wauseon 31.5, Delta 23, Swanton 22, Evergreen 21, Patrick Henry 12.

4×800 relay- Liberty Center (Connor Keller, Kundo, Jordan Keller, Meller), 8:19.34; High jump- Loeffler (E), 6-3; Long jump- Torres (W), 20-5.5; Discus- Brown (B), 181-6; Shot- Tresnan-Reighard (D), 53-5.5; Vault- Garretson (LC), 11-4.

Girls

Liberty Center 49, Swanton 43, Wauseon 33, Patrick Henry 32.33, Archbold 23.33, Bryan 21, Delta 19.33, Evergreen 7.

4×800 relay- Archbold (Riley, Brittney Ramirez, Karley Ramirez, Sauder), 10:05.03; High jump- Kenzie (S), 4-10; Long jump- Wymer (D), 15-8.75; Discus- Fintel (PH), 135-9; Shot- Fintel (PH), 38-2.25; Vault- Peters (B), 10-4.

Sammi Taylor of Swanton fires a disc in the girls discus Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL Track and Field Championships. She placed third with a best throw of 113 feet, 7 inches.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/05/web1_Taylor-at-league-s.jpgSammi Taylor of Swanton fires a disc in the girls discus Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL Track and Field Championships. She placed third with a best throw of 113 feet, 7 inches. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Swanton’s Dean Croskey unleashes one in the shot put. He took sixth with a best throw of 45 feet, 7 and 3/4 inches.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/05/web1_Croskey-in-shot-put.jpgSwanton’s Dean Croskey unleashes one in the shot put. He took sixth with a best throw of 45 feet, 7 and 3/4 inches. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Bobbie Oberle of Swanton finished sixth in the long jump Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL meet. Her best jump was 14 feet, 5 and 3/4 inches.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/05/web1_Oberle-in-LJ.jpgBobbie Oberle of Swanton finished sixth in the long jump Tuesday during day one of the NWOAL meet. Her best jump was 14 feet, 5 and 3/4 inches. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise
Bulldog girls second in team standings after day one

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