When the running finals were completed Friday night, Wauseon had beat out Archbold in the boys meet for the league title at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Track and Field Championships which Archbold hosted.
It was the program’s first league title since 2018. Liberty Center handily won the girls meet, 190-103 over runner-up Bryan. The Wauseon girls recorded 85 points and took third.
During Friday’s finals, the Indian boys were led by Jonas Tester who took home titles in the 200m and 400m. He posted a time of 23.12 in the 200m and 51.79 in the 400m.
Jack Callan of Wauseon added a runner-up finish in the 800m.
For the Swanton boys, Kayden Davis added to his trophy case with a win in the 300m hurdles, after winning the high jump and long jump titles during the field event finals three days prior.
Delta’s Eli Mora was second to Davis in the 300 hurdles, while the Panthers’ Ronnie Wyse finished second in the 110m hurdles.
Evergreen’s Evan Lumbrezer took second in the 200m.
The Wauseon girls got a second place finish from Grace Rhoades in the 3200m. She also took third in the 1600m.
Archbold’s Chloe Merillat won the 100m hurdles with a time of 17.31 and finished second in the 300m hurdles. The Streaks’ Sophie Rupp added a win in the 400m, running the race in 1:00.84.
Andrea VanWert won the 100m for Evergreen, posting a time of 12.97. The Swanton girls’ best finishes Friday came from Brooke Dockery who took third in the 800m and Jessica Finfera who placed third in the 200m.
Wauseon 130.5, Archbold 103.5, Bryan 101, Liberty Center 98.5, Evergreen 80, Delta 59, Swanton 37, Patrick Henry 33.5.
4×800- Wauseon (Wasnich, Callan, Torres, Pena), 8:23.84; 110 hurdles- Long (LC), 15.72; 100- Riley (A), 11.38; 4×200- Archbold (Behnfeldt, Miller, Bailey, Riley), 1:32.51; 1600- Taylor (B), 4:18.17; 4×100- Archbold (Riley, Miller, Dominique, Behnfeldt), 44.77; 400- Tester (W), 51.79; 300 hurdles- Davis (S), 41.45; 800- Taylor (B), 2:01; 200- Tester (W), 23.12; 3200- Taylor (B), 9:39.69; 4×400- Archbold (Behnfeldt, Bailey, Miller, Riley), 3:33.18; High jump- Davis (S), 6-2; Long jump- Davis (S), 20-3.5; Discus- Tresnan-Reighard (D), 139-7; Shot- Shaw (W), 48-11.5; Vault- Perry (LC), 12-6.
Liberty Center 190, Bryan 103, Wauseon 85, Patrick Henry 63, Evergreen 60, Archbold 59, Swanton 50, Delta 32.
4×800- Liberty Center (Meller, Oelkrug, Stark, Miller), 9:53.25; 100 hurdles- Merillat (A), 17.31; 100- VanWert (E), 12.97; 4×200- Liberty Center (Kate Mohler, Haley Mohler, Armey, Elle Mohler), 1:46.1; 1600- Oelkrug (LC), 5:20.85; 4×100- Liberty Center (Haley Mohler, Kate Mohler, Armey, Elle Mohler), 50.53; 400- Rupp (A), 1:00.84; 300 hurdles- Kate Mohler (LC), 47.06; 800- Miller (LC), 2:24.38; 200- Elle Mohler (LC), 25.92; 3200- Thormeier (B), 11:39.64; 4×400- Liberty Center (Armey, Haley Mohler, Miller, Elle Mohler), 4:11.25; High jump- Rupp (A), 5-1; Long jump- Fireovid (B), 15-11; Discus- Cramer (LC), 116-11; Shot- Eitniear (S), 38-6.25; Vault- Rupp (W), 9-0.
Reach Max Householder at 419-335-2010.