Swanton girls in front after day one of league track meet


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Julia Smith of Swanton won the high jump at the NWOAL Track and Field Championships Tuesday at Archbold. Swanton’s girls lead the overall competition with 53 points after day one.

Julia Smith of Swanton won the high jump at the NWOAL Track and Field Championships Tuesday at Archbold. Swanton’s girls lead the overall competition with 53 points after day one.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Dylan Gilsdorf of Swanton finished runner-up in the boys high jump Tuesday. He cleared 5 feet, 10 inches.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

The Northwest Ohio Athletic League Track and Field Championships kicked off Tuesday at Archbold with the field event finals, the 4×800 meter relay, and the rest of the running preliminary races.

Following day one of competition, Wauseon leads the boys competition with 71 points, ahead of Archbold who is in second with 49 points. Swanton leads Liberty Center 53-38.5 in the girls meet.

For the Swanton girls, Julia Smith was victorious in the high jump. Sidney Taylor, after taking second in the discus, won the shot put for the Bulldogs.

Hannah Grabke was runner-up for the Dogs in the pole vault. She cleared 9 feet, 6 inches.

On the boys side, Swanton got a runner-up finish in the high jump from Dylan Gilsdorf. He cleared 5 feet, 10 inches.

Blake Szalapski of Swanton took third in the long jump, leaping 18 feet, 6 inches.

The NWOAL Championships conclude Friday evening beginning at 7 p.m. at Archbold.

NWOAL Meet Prelims

Boys Results

1. Wauseon 71; 2. Archbold 49; 3. Bryan 31.5; 4. Liberty Center 28.5; 5. Delta 20.5; 6. Swanton 20; 7. Evergreen 5; 8. Patrick Henry 3.5.

4×800- 1. Bryan (Winzeler, Johnson, Smith, Manon) 8:02, 2. Wauseon, 3. Liberty Center; High jump- 1. Torres (W) 6-0, 2. Gilsdorf (S), 3. Wiemken (A); Long jump- 1. Torres (W) 20-11, 2. Waidelich (A), 3. Szalapski (S); Discus- 1. Zirkle (W) 158-0, 2. Brown (B), 3. Tresnan-Reighard (D); Shot- 1. Zirkle (W) 51-5, 2. Ball (A), 3. Kohlhofer (D); Vault- 1. Sturgell (L) 12-6, 2. Bechtel (A), 3. Moore (W).

Girls Results

1. Swanton 53; 2. Liberty Center 38.5; 3. Bryan, Wauseon 33; 5. Patrick Henry 31; 6. Archbold 18; 7. Delta 15; 8. Evergreen 7.5.

4×800- 1. Archbold (Sauder, Ramirez, Riley, Stamm) 9:52.99, 2. Patrick Henry, 3. Wauseon; High jump- 1. Smith (S) 5-2, 2. Richardson (A), 3. Kenzie (S); Long jump- 1. Voigt (B) 15-10.5, 2. Lee (D), 3. Paige Allison Smith (W); Discus- 1. Hollenbaugh (L) 114-1, 2. Taylor (S), 3. Stafford (B); Shot- 1. Taylor (S) 37-1.25, 2. Fintel (P), 3. Zirkle (W); Vault- 1. Peters (B) 10-0, 2. Grabke (S), 3. Carroll (W).

Julia Smith of Swanton won the high jump at the NWOAL Track and Field Championships Tuesday at Archbold. Swanton’s girls lead the overall competition with 53 points after day one.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2018/05/web1_Smith-clears-at-league-s.jpgJulia Smith of Swanton won the high jump at the NWOAL Track and Field Championships Tuesday at Archbold. Swanton’s girls lead the overall competition with 53 points after day one. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Dylan Gilsdorf of Swanton finished runner-up in the boys high jump Tuesday. He cleared 5 feet, 10 inches.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2018/05/web1_Gils-at-league-meet.jpgDylan Gilsdorf of Swanton finished runner-up in the boys high jump Tuesday. He cleared 5 feet, 10 inches. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

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