MONTPELIER — Nine Bryan athletes won multiple events as the Golden Bears’ track and field teams swept Montpelier on Tuesday at Montpelier.
Bryan’s girls team won 70-50, while the Golden Bears’ boys squad posted a 73-60 victory.
Shallyn Miley, Addie Oberlin, Haylee Wheeler and Molly Hess each posted an individual win and were part of a relay victory. Miley won the 200 in 27.62 seconds and teamed up with Oberlin, Grace Mueller and Allie Zimmerman to win the 800 relay in 1:57.18.
Oberlin finished first in the 400 (1:05.30) and also contributed to the winning 3,200 relay team (11:15.79) with Ella Miller, Hess and Alexis Nieves. Wheeler won the 800 (2:51.33) and joined Zimmerman, Miller and Montesa Vollmar in winning the 1,600 relay (4:40:73), while Hess crossed the line first in the 1,600 (6:16.26).
Lauren Lambert (first in high jump with a 4-6), Rachel Fireovid (won long jump with a 14-10.75) and Lexi Alspaugh (won shot put with a 36-1) each posted victories in the field events for Bryan.
A pair of Montpelier girls were multi-event winners as Chelsea McCord won the 100 hurdles (16.69) and 300 hurdles (53.95). Makaya Crisenbery finished first in the 100 (13.88) and teamed up with Jacee Altaffer, Trinity Richmire and Rachel McIntosh in winning the 400 relay in 56.18.
Lyndsi Engels won the 3,200 in 15:37.60, while Chloe Bard finished first in the discus with a 112-10 for the Locos.
Owen Potvin, Joshuah Taylor and Korbin Shepherd led Bryan’s boys team with multiple victories each.
Taylor crossed the line first in the 1,600 (4:35.23) and 3,200 (10:12.06), while Potvin (first in 400 in 54.78) and Shepherd (first in 300 hurdles in 46.64) also posted individual victories.
Shepherd, Brody Devlin, Rylan Garza and Potvin won the 800 relay in 1:37.37.
Caleb Kepler finished first in the 100 (11.55), Decota Shaw won the 200 (23.07) and William Douglas had the top throw in the shot put (41-2) for the Golden Bears. Gavin Jenkins, Trevor Mason, Xander Fackler and Holden Cobb teamed up to win the 3,200 relay in 9:51.96.
Multiple Montpelier boys posted strong showings as well. Garrett Walz won the 800 in 2:22.38 and joined Thomas Jay, Dylan Eitniear and Andre Aguirre in winning the 1,600 relay in 4:12.30.
Aguirre added a win in the 110 hurdles (17.99). Brennen Friend (first in high jump with a 4-8), Landon Brigle (first in pole vault with a 9-0), Jacob Lamontagne (first in long jump with a 16-11.25) and Kaden Cummins (first in discus with a 119-6.5) each posted field event wins.
Brigle, Friend, Lamontagne and Ash Walz teamed up to win the 400 relay in 51.97.
Both teams will have a quick turnaround. Montpelier hosts Edgerton and North Central in a meet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, while Bryan travels to Lima Bath High School on Friday for the Ehresman Invitational.
Hilltop’s Beltz wins long jump
HICKSVILLE — Hilltop’s Wyatt Beltz finished first in the long jump to lead area athletes in a meet featuring the Cadets, Hicksville, Wayne Trace and Stryker on Tuesday at Hicksville High School.
Wayne Trace won the girls portion with 114.50 points, while Hicksville was close behind with 101. Stryker (23.50) was third and Hilltop (seven) fourth.
The Raiders also won the boys competition with 123. Hicksville was second with 92, Hilltop third with 27 and Stryker fourth with two.
Beltz finished with a leap of 19-1.50 to take home the long jump title.
Hilltop’s Ty Creamer finished second in the shot put with a 39-5, while Gabby Rodriguez led the Cadets’ girls team with a second-place finish in the high jump (4-8).
Brianna Breier led Stryker’s girls team with second-place finishes in the 200 (29.40) and long jump (14-8). Kinsey Myers added a second-place finish in the 400 in 1:05.69.
Kameron Shellenberger (fifth in 100 in 12.70) and Jaydin Rethmel (fifth in shot put with a 35-3) posted top-five finishes to lead Stryker’s boys team.
North Central girls 2nd at Archbold
ARCHBOLD — North Central’s Kassidy Faler and Alexia Miller both posted a pair of victories as the Eagles’ girls track team finished second in a meet with Archbold and Pettisville on Tuesday at Archbold High School.
Archbold finished first in the girls standings with 87 points. North Central (40) edged Pettisville (39) for second.
Archbold’s boys team cruised to the title with 120 points. Pettisville was second with 21 and North Central third with 16.
Faler finished first in the 100 hurdles in 19.1 seconds, and she added a victory in the pole vault with an 8-6. Miller swept the sprints as she took first in the 100 in 13.9 and the 200 in 28.6.
Alexa Dominguez added a win for North Central in the 3,200 (15:06.70).
Joey Burt led North Central’s boys team with a pair of second-place finishes, including the 3,200 (12:34.50) and the high jump (5-8). Cameron Laney was second in the long jump (17-1).
Fairview boys win at home
SHERWOOD — Fairview’s Jeffrey Smith won two individual events as the Apaches’ boys track and field team swept a meet with Holgate and Antwerp on Tuesday at Fairview High School.
Fairview finished with 73 points, while Holgate (56) topped Antwerp (45) for second.
Antwerp’s girls team edged Fairview 65-62 for the team title. Holgate was third with 41.
Smith took first in the high jump with a 5-8 and crossed the line first in the 300 hurdles in 46.57.
Kyle Rabe won the 800 in 2:14, while Kaiden Kern’s leap of 17-7 won the long jump for the Apaches.
Fairview won three relay races as well. The Apaches finished first in the 800 relay (1:41.20), 1,600 relay (3:47.00) and 400 relay.
Meanwhile, the Apaches’ girls team had four winners as Julia Arend won the high jump (4-8), Emily Singer the 100 hurdles (19.3), Summer Bates the 400 (1:09.83) and Karrie Smith the 200 (28.96).