Bellefontaine’s boys and West Liberty-Salem’s girls track and field teams grabbed wins on Tuesday in a five-team meet hosted by the Tigers.
ABOVE: West Liberty-Salem’s Leah Cole competes in the girls 3,200 relay Tuesday at WL-Salem High School. FRONT PAGE PHOTO: Bellefontaine’s Chase Wilcoxon competes in the boys 110 hurdles. (EXAMINER PHOTOS | AARON LaBATT)
Also in the field were Greenon, Southeastern and Calvary Christian.
The Chieftains won the boys meet handily with 150 points, claiming five event titles. The host Tigers came in second with 107 points and won 10 events.
Greenon came in third with 45 points, Southeastern was fourth with 17 points and Calvary Christian took fifth with six points.
WL-Salem’s girls won 112.5-104.5 over second-place Greenon. Bellefontaine finished third with 68 points, Southeastern was fourth with 39 points and Calvary Christian was fifth with six points.
“This was a rust-buster for us and I’m pleased with the way the girls came out and competed,” said WL-Salem girls head coach Ann Vogel. “There is always room for improvement this early in the season, but overall it was a solid team effort for our first meet.”
Finishing first for the Chieftain boys were Chantz Rose in the shot put (46-7 1/4) and the discus (144-11), Ryan Dunn in the 1,600 (4:48.6) and the 3,200 (10:35.4) and Lance Allinson in the 800 (2:25.01).
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