May 19, 2011 Bulldog Sports round up
- Published: May 19, 2011
Allen wins discus
Discus thrower Angela Allen won her event at the Metro Buckeye Conference Championships last Saturday, propelling the Yellow Springs High School girls track team to a fourth-place finish with the help of fast runs by Lois Miller and other Bulldogs.
Allen sailed the discus nearly 16 feet beyond her opponent to win the conference. Allen’s toss went 94´6˝. Allen also gave her team points with sixth-place finishes in the 100- and 200-meter dashes.
Miller was the conference runner-up in the 1600-meter race (5:30.21) and placed third in the 3200-meter run (12:37.34). Miller also led the girls 4×800-meter relay to third place, along with Talia Boutis, Christina Brewer and Vivian Barbian. Boutis went on to notch a fourth-place finish in the 800-meter (2:56.20) while Maryah Martin leaped to fourth place in the long jump (13´7.5˝) and the high jump (4´6˝).
Boys track finishes sixth
Antone Truss, Zach McHugh and Josh Meadows all scored points in the boys track team’s sixth-place finish at the Metro Buckeye Conference Championships.
Truss was the runner-up in the long jump (19´) and the high jump (6´2˝) and placed fifth in the 200-meter dash (24.35) to contribute 18 of the Bulldogs 27 total points. McHugh edged out seven area competitors in his fourth-place 1600-meter run (4:59.46) and also provided a point with a sixth-place finish in the 800-meter (2:13.66) Meadows took fifth in both the 400-meter run (56.28) and the 110-meter hurdles (18.07).
McKinney boys second at MBC
The McKinney boys track and field team finished second and the girls fifth at the Metro Buckeye Conference Championships, held in Yellow Springs.
Zane Pergram once again tied the McKinney School record in the pole vault with a jump of 7´6˝ and won the competition ahead his teammate Oluka Okia, who cleared 6´6˝. Edward Johnson improved his own 200-meter hurdles school record from 31.45 seconds down to 30.61 seconds.
The Bulldogs dominated the boys discus. Cole McNeal-Harding won the competition with a throw of 101´01˝ in front of his teammate Jacob Whittle, who had a toss of 83´02˝. Kaner Butler placed second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 20.12 seconds.
The boys 4×100-meter relay team (Matthew Conner, Bryce White, McNeal-Harding and Jacob Whetsel) and the boys 4×200-meter relay team (Conner, White, Butler, Okia) also notched second-place finishes.
The standout for the girls team was Charlotte Walkey, who placed second in both the 800-meter race with a time of 2:52.48 and in the 1600-meter with a 6:13.43 finish. Ashlyn Burch placed second in the high jump with a jump of 4´2˝.