Swanton’s Kayden Davis sets record in high jump


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Kayden Davis of Swanton gets over the bar in the high jump during the NWOAL Track and Field Championships earlier this month. Last week, he set the meet record at the D-II Defiance District by clearing 6 feet, 5 inches.

Kayden Davis of Swanton gets over the bar in the high jump during the NWOAL Track and Field Championships earlier this month. Last week, he set the meet record at the D-II Defiance District by clearing 6 feet, 5 inches.


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DEFIANCE — Swanton’s Kayden Davis set a meet record in the boys high jump Friday at the Division II Defiance District Track and Field meet.

Davis cleared 6 feet, 5 inches to take home the title. Also advancing to the regional in the event were Riley Dunbar of Evergreen who took third and Wauseon’s Robert Crossland who finished fourth.

Griffen Mikesell of Lima Bath was runner-up.

Davis also took fourth in the long jump for Swanton.

Sam Worline of Evergreen was fourth in boys discus.

The Vikings had a 4x100m relay team consisting of Ben Ruetz, Tyson Woodring, Colin Smith and Evan Lumbrezer advance with a fourth place finish. Their 4x400m relay of Lumbrezer, Austin Pennington, Woodring and Smith was also fourth.

On the girls side, Evergreen thrower Jordan Lumbrezer advanced in both the shot put and discus. She was third in the shot and fourth in discus.

Behind Lumbrezer in the shot put was Swanton’s Sami Taylor, who advanced in the event.

Andrea VanWert of Evergreen won the 100m with a time of 13.15.

The Evergreen girls 4x100m relay of Brianna Sintobin, Deanna Hoffman, Anna Huntzinger and VanWert finished second with a time of 51.63.

D-II Defiance District

Team Scores

Boys

Van Wert 181, Wauseon 83, Bryan 74, Otsego 72.5, St. Marys Memorial 60.5, Bath 58, Ottawa-Glandorf 57, Lakota 51, Napoleon 32, Evergreen 31, Swanton 18, Paulding 4.

Girls

Celina 112, Ottawa-Glandorf 84, Van Wert 79, St. Marys Memorial 78.5, Wauseon 71, Bath 63.5, Bryan 46, Evergreen 32, Paulding 31, Defiance 24, Napoleon 15, Swanton 14, Otsego 12.

Kayden Davis of Swanton gets over the bar in the high jump during the NWOAL Track and Field Championships earlier this month. Last week, he set the meet record at the D-II Defiance District by clearing 6 feet, 5 inches.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2021/05/web1_Davis-over-in-HJ-1.jpgKayden Davis of Swanton gets over the bar in the high jump during the NWOAL Track and Field Championships earlier this month. Last week, he set the meet record at the D-II Defiance District by clearing 6 feet, 5 inches. File photo

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