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June 7, 2012
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Sisk places sixth at state meet in shot By Bob Evans Sports Editor COLUMBUS - Two outstanding Carrollton High School track careers came to an end last weekend at the annual OHSAA State Track and Field Championships at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus. Seniors April Sisk and Kelsey Cogan represented Carrollton in two events each. In her final day of competition, Sisk earned All-Ohio honors by placing sixth in the shot put. Her second throw of 40’6.25” in the preliminaries earned her a spot on the podium. “It was a lot of fun and I did much better than yesterday (Friday),” Sisk said. “I didn’t do well and I wanted to do better today.” Sisk will attend West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon on a track scholarship. The discus had been Sisk’s best event for most of the season, but Friday it wasn’t as she threw just 114’ 8” and didn’t qualify for the finals. She leaves Carrollton as the school record holder in the discus. For Cogan, it was a disappointing two days. On Saturday, she ran in the 3,200-meter run where she
placed 16th with a time of 12:07,97. “It was not a good race. If I want to run in college I am going to have to do better than that,” she said. Cogan will run cross country and indoor and outdoor track for Bowling Green University beginning this fall. Cogan was also a member of the 3,200-meter relay team of sophomores Naomi Young, Taylar Bennett and Lindsay Schandel that placed 15th with a time of 10:16.45. Akron St. Vincent, St. Mary won the girls team championship for the second straight year with 55 points and Columbus Eastmoor Academy was second with 46 points. In the boys portion, Carrollton sophomore hurdler Lynk Tranter ran in the 110 high hurdles. Tranter ran a 15.66 in the preliminaries and failed to make it into Saturday’s finals. Tranter was disappointed, but knows what it will take to get back next year. “I got off to a bad start,” he said, “This was a good experience. I am going to work harder so I can get back here next year.” Dayton Dunbar won the team title with 49 points and Akron St. Vincent, St. Mary followed in a close second with 46 points.
Carrollton track and field athletes April Sisk (left) and Kelsey Cogan (right) finished out their high school careers last weekend at the state meet. Sisk threw the shot to a sixth place finish and Cogan placed 16th in the 3,200 meter run.
Carrollton sophomore Lynk Tranter failed to qualify for the finals in the 110 hurdles, but is determined to get back to state next year.
Carrollton sophomores Lindsay Schandel (left), Naomi Young (center) and Taylar Bennett teamed up with senior Kelsey Cogan to place 15th in the state in the 3,200 meter relay.
State champion Sandy Valley’s Milhoan wins long jump , finishes 5th in 110 hurdles By Bob Evans Sports Editor COLUMBUS - For Andrew Milhoan of Sandy Valley it was just an amazing weekend. The Cardinals’ senior won the
Division II state championship in the long jump last Friday and followed that performance by earning All-Ohio with a fifth place finish in the 110 high hurdles on Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.
Sandy Valley senior Andrew Milhoan placed fifth in the 110 hurdles Saturday, a day after he won the state Division II long jump title.
“This has been an amazing weekend,” said Milhoan, “I won the long jump yesterday, finished fifth today and I graduate tomorrow. What more could you ask for?” Milhoan was just hoping to get a medal. He never thought about gold. Milhoan went out and jumped 22’ 11.5” to earn the top spot on the podium. “I thought I could make the top 10 coming out of the regional,” said Milhoan, who will be attending Mount Union University in the fall. “I was just hoping to get to the finals and a place on the podium. I didn’t think I would win.” Milhoan credited a rain delay following the preliminaries on Friday for helping him. “I think I may have over warmed up,” he said. “It helped me get a little rest.” On Saturday in the hurdles, he ran a 14.79 to place fifth. “I am happy with that,” he said. “It has been some weekend.” To get to the finals, he had to qualify on Friday where he ran a 14.993. The top nine qualifiers made the finals and the top eight earned AllOhio and a place on the podium. Also representing the Cardinals was junior Ben Lehotay in the 3,200-meter run. Lehotay ran a time of 10.08 to place 14th. The Lady Cardinals were not to be outdone at the state meet. Senior Briana Schubert jumped her way to a spot on the podium and All-Ohio honors by placing sixth in the long jump at 16’ 7”.
Minerva’s Kyle Crum churns down the track in the 100 meter dash. In the inset, Kaele Lightfoot passes runners in the 800 meter run,
Crum and Lightfoot pace Minerva athletes at top meet By Bob Evans Sports Editor COLUMBUS - It was a busy two days for Minerva senior Kyle Crum. Crum, a Kent State University football recruit, ran in four events at the state’s top track and field meet and earned two medals for his efforts. “It’s been long,” Crum said, “But worth it. “ Crum finished in eighth place in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.20 and was a member of the 400-meter relay team of junior Jacob Riley, senior Adam Harper and junior Corey Schaffner that placed sixth with a time of 43.36.
Crum finished 10th in the 100meter dash with a time of 11.20 and tied for 14th in the long jump with a jump of 20’ 0.25” The 3,200-meter relay team of junior Lucas Nezbeth, senior Seth Goshorn, junior Quade Zeedrich and senior Adam Anderson ran a 8:26.57 to place 13th. The 1,600-meter relay team of Harper, Goshorn, Zeedrich and Anderson finished in 16th place with a time of 3:45.70. Dayton Dunbar won the team title with 49 points and Akron St. Vincent, St. Mary was a close second with 46 points. On the girls side, the Lions were represented by defending state champion in the 800-meter run, junior Kaele Lightfoot.
Lightfoot started strong, but in the end fell to fifth place in the 800 with a time of 2:15.43, her best of the season. “I am really disappointed,” Lightfoot said. “I did not run well. This will motivate me to train harder for next year.” Akron St. Vincent, St. Mary won the girls team championship with 55 points and Columbus Eastmoor Academy was second with 46 points. For the first time in a number of years, the Malvern Lady Hornets had a representative at the state meet in Division III. Junior Dolly Rinehart competed in the long jump. She finished 10th overall with a jump of 16’ 1.75”.