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After a second place finish at Districts, it’s off to Regionals for members of the Oakwood High School girls’ track and field team.
The girls brought home four first place finishes from Districts held at Piqua High School May 16-18. Grace Hartman won both the 1600m and 3200m runs, setting a new District record in the 1600m with a time of 4:57.08. Mary Kidwell won the 800m run and Lily Eifert the long jump.
OHS girls posted second place results in four events. Grace Nyhan finished second in the 100m hurdles, with Elizabeth Vaughn placing second in the 3200m run. The 4x800m relay team of Kidwell, Vaughn, Hartman and Clancy Robinson finished in second with a time of 10:05.94, just behind the first place team from CJ. In the high jump, Carleigh Crowl came in second place with a jump of 4’10” in the finals.
Placing third for OHS and also advancing to Regionals were Sadie Knostman in the discus, Olivia Caplette in the 300m hurdles and Sarah Casebere in the high jump.
Securing points by finishing in fifth place for the team but not advancing to Regionals were Caplette in the 100m hurdles, Kathleen Conrath in the 300m hurdles, Emma Lindsay in the pole vault and the 4x400m relay team of Kidwell, Eifert, Caplette and Claire Parker.
The Regional Track and Field meet will be held at Piqua High School May 23-25.