Swanton placed second in both the boys and girls meets at a Northwest Ohio Athletic League track and field tri-meet last Tuesday at Wauseon.
In the boys meet, Wauseon was first with 116.5 points, Swanton finished second at 32 points, and Delta third with 23.5. Wauseon won the girls meet with 99.5 points, the Bulldogs were second with 55, and Delta third with 16.5.
Pacing the Swanton boys was Anthony Howard who took home titles in the 200m and 400m. Also winning for the Dogs was Dylan Gilsdorf who tied for first with Xavier Torres of Wauseon in the high jump. They both cleared 5 feet, 10 inches.
In the girls meet, Sidney Taylor won both the shot put and discus for Swanton. Other first place finishers were Bridget Harlett (100m), Briona Davis (3200m), and Julia Smith (high jump).
At the Cooper Tire Invitational on Friday at Findlay, the Swanton girls placed fifth and the Swanton boys sixth. Lima Senior won the girls title with 137 points, beating out second place Anthony Wayne, who had 128.
Julia Smith led Swanton with a first place finish in the high jump. Sidney Taylor was second in the discus.
Elida won the boys title with 151.33 points, beating out Sylvania Northview, who had 122.
Anthony Howard won the 800m and Brett Bettinger the 3200m to pace Swanton. The Bulldogs’ 4 x 800 meter relay team of Bettinger, Dylan Gilsdorf, Donovan Avalos and Howard was second.
The Northwest Ohio Athletic League Championships begin Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Archbold and conclude Friday at 7 p.m.
Wauseon 116.5, Swanton 32, Delta 23.5
4×800- Wauseon (Newlove, Kyle Vernot, Raker, Dominique), 8:58.7; 110 hurdles- Hutchinson (W), 17.7; 100- Dunning (D), 12.2; 4×200- Wauseon (Veith, Hutchinson, Sauber, Tester), 1:42.3; 1600- Lowry (W), 4:45.1; 4×100- Delta (Barnes, Schauwecker, Dunning, Stark), 48.3; 400- Howard (S), 52.9; 300 hurdles- Hutchinson (W), 48.9; 800- Kyle Vernot (W), 2:05.5; 200- Howard (S), 24.5; 3200- Cheezan (W), 11:05; 4×400- Wauseon (Hernandez, Newlove, Willson, Vernot), 3:59.7; discus- Zirkle (W), 160-2.5; High jump- Gilsdorf (S), Torres (W) 5-10; Long jump- Torres (W), 21-2.75; Shot- Zirkle (W), 49-2; Vault- Newland (W), Moore (W) 11-0.
Wauseon 99.5, Swanton 55, Delta 16.5
4×800- Wauseon (Megan Carroll, Aeschliman, Sigg, Callan), 11:38.3; 100 hurdles- Paige Alexandria Smith (W), 17.5; 100- Harlett (S), 13.9; 4×200- Wauseon (Parker, Paige Alexandria Smith, Coronado, Paige Allison Smith), 1:56.2; 1600- Aeschliman (W), 6:02.9; 4×100- Wauseon (Wendt, Giguere, Rupp, Pownall), 55.8; 400- Zarhea Carroll (W), 1:08.1; 300 hurdles- McGuire (W), 54.7; 800- Aeschliman (W), 2:38.3; 200- Paige Allison Smith (W), 28.1; 3200- Davis (S), 11:05; 4×400- Wauseon (McGuire, Zarhea Carroll, Penrod, Giguere), 4:49.5; discus- Taylor (S), 122-11; High jump- Smith (S), 5-4; Long jump- Paige Allison Smith (W), 15-2.75; Shot- Taylor (S), 33-1; Vault- Megan Carroll (W), 9-5.
Cooper Tire Invite
Lima Senior 137, Anthony Wayne 128, Elida 97.5, Findlay 67, Swanton 65.5, Sylvania Northview 63, St. Ursula Academy 59.5, Otsego 36, McComb 5.5.
Elida 151.33, Sylvania Northview 122, Findlay 120.66, Anthony Wayne 83, Otsego 61.5, Swanton 46.5, McComb 42, Lima Senior 28.