Lady Eagles top Meigs, RV in tri-meet


By Alex Hawley - [email protected]



Meigs junior Gracie Hoffman (left) and Eastern junior Taylor Parker (right) run side by side in the first lap of the 800m run, on Tuesday at River Valley.


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BIDWELL, Ohio — If two out of three ain’t bad, then three out of four must be pretty good.

The Eastern girls track and field team won 75 percert of the 16 events in a tri-meet hosted by River Valley high school, on Tuesday.

The Lady Eagles finished with a team total of 73, while the host Lady Raiders were second with 50 and Meigs was third with 42.

EHS won the 4x800m relay with a time of 11:07, followed by River Valley (11:15) and Meigs (11:45). The Lady Eagles took the 4x200m relay with a time of 1:52, while RVHS (1:59) was second and MHS (2:02) was third. The Green and Gold 4x100m relay team was first with a time of 56.16, followed by the Silver and Black (59.08) and the Maroon and Gold (1:04). Eastern also won the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:35, while the Lady Raiders (4:37) claimed second and the Lady Marauders (5:04) finished third.

Eastern senior Kelsey Johnson won the 100m hurdles with a time of 17.47, followed by MHS freshman Cassidy Atkinson (18.56) and EHS freshman Katlin Fick (20.09).

Fick won the 300m hurdles with a time of 57.37 for EHS, while the Meigs freshman duo of Atkinson (58.25) and Lydia Edwards (58.29) took second and third respectively.

The 100m dash was won by Lady Marauders freshman Kassidy Betzing (13.59), followed by fellow MHS freshman Taylor Swartz (13.61) and RVHS sophomore Sarah Moffett (14.06).

Lady Eagles junior Laura Pullins took first in the 200m dash with a time of 27.64, while Swartz (28.61) and Betzing (29.56) claimed second and third respectively for Meigs.

Moffett (1:03) won the 400m dash for the Lady Raiders, while RVHS junior Ieva Katauskaite (1:05) was second and Swartz was third (1:08).

The 800m run was won by MHS junior Gracie Hoffman (2:43), followed by Lady Eagles junior Taylor Parker (2:45) and Lady Raiders junior Leanne Hively (2:54).

EHS freshman Ally Durst (5:54) won the 1600m run, while Hoffman (5:59) was second for Meigs and Kenzie Baker (6:07) was third for River Valley.

The 3200m run was won by EHS sophomore Jessica Cook (12:25), while the RVHS duo of Josie Jones (14:31) and Maggie Campbell (15:49) were second and third respectively.

The discus throw was won by Eastern junior Alia Hayes (118-3), followed by EHS junior Sabrina Lauer (96-10) and River Valley junior Brianna McGuire (95-3).

Hayes (33-1) also won the shot put for the Green and Gold, while McGuire (29-5) and Kelsey Brown (28-5) took second and third respectively for the hosts.

Pullins (5-6) won the high jump for EHS, while Eastern junior Annalisa Boano (4-8) was second and RVHS sophomore Rayanna Adkins (4-6) claimed third.

Betzing (16-7) took first in the long jump for Meigs, while Johnson (15-10) was second for Eastern and Swartz (14-7.5) was third for Meigs.

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Meigs junior Gracie Hoffman (left) and Eastern junior Taylor Parker (right) run side by side in the first lap of the 800m run, on Tuesday at River Valley.
http://mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_4.10-MHS-Hoffman.jpgMeigs junior Gracie Hoffman (left) and Eastern junior Taylor Parker (right) run side by side in the first lap of the 800m run, on Tuesday at River Valley. Alex Hawley/OVP Sports

By Alex Hawley

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