Raiders’ Crosby wins title at Thomas Worthington

Benjamin Logan’s Coreen Crosby competed in the Ohio Combined Events Championships on Friday and Saturday at Thomas Worthington High School and won first place in the girls heptathlon competition.


Crosby, who will be a sophomore in the fall, took first in the 15-16 age group and qualified for the upcoming USATF regional meet in Charleston, W.Va.

Heptathletes compete in seven events over the course of the two days. In Friday’s action, Cosby competed in the 100-meter hurdles (18.22), shot put (25-8 1/4), high jump (4-7), and the 200 (29.50).

On Saturday, she long jumped 13-1 1/2, threw the javelin 83-10 and ran the 800 in 2:48.78 for a combined total of 3,019 points.

In her age division, Crosby won five of the seven events and scored more points than any competitor in the 17-18 girls division as well.

Also taking part in the meet was Ben Logan second-grade student Eric Hughes. He finished third in the 8-and-under shot put, fifth in the long jump and sixth in the 400.