Track and field compete in WCC

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

The IVC varsity girls and boys tack and field teams competed at the West Central Conference meet Friday.

The boys traveled to Hall High School 17and earned second out of the four teams present.

Princeton 108, IVC 75, Hall 68, Ohio 4

The IVC boys track team traveled to Hall High School for the Hall Pentagular on May 6 to earn second place with 75 points.

In the 100-meter, Luke Patty ran for first at 11.82 and Kelly Noetzol earned third at 11.94.

Matt Keffeler earned second in the 200 at 25-00 and Patty was right behind in third at 25.13.

Patty earned third in the 400 at 53.88 and Alec Boub was in fourth at 57.75.

Keffeler ran the 800 in 2:14.58 for first and Noah Gould was in fourth at 2:17.5.

Logan Hoffman earned third in the 1600 at 5:20.17.

The Grey Ghosts earned first in two relays and second in one.

In the 4x100, Alec McElyea, Patty, Noetzol and Robbie Hunt earned first at 45.10.

Noah Benson, Riley Beard, Hunt and Noetzol ran for first in the 4x200 at 1:40.12.

In the 4x400, Devon Noonen, Hunt, Gould and Boub earned second at 4:04.94.

In the field events, Jordan Ladd earned first in the shot put and discus.

In the shot put, Ladd threw 40-10.5 and in the 

discus he threw 113-06.5.

Keffeler tied for second in the high jump at 5-04.

McElyea earned third in the long jump at 17-05 and Benson was in fifth at 17-00.

Benson jumped for second in the triple jump at 35-08. 

Boys at WCC 

At the WCC meet in Monmouth Friday, the boys had a successful day on both the track and field to earn second with 77 points.

Noetzol led the Grey Ghosts in the sprints to earn second in the 100 at 11.35 and second in the 200 at 22.86.

Patty received eighth in the 100 at 11.85 and seventh in the 200 at 23.91.

In the 400, Patty earned third at 52.75. Boub was in 12th at 59.41.

In the 800, Keffeler earned third at 2:07.61 and Gould was in seventh at 2:15.44.

Hoffman receieved sixth in the 1600 at 5:11.97 and Ethan Sutherland was in 10th at 5:20.03.

The boys earned secone in the 4x100 at 45.39, second in the 4x200 at 1:35.47, third in the 4x400 at 3:46.57 and ninth in the 4x800 at 9:57.9.

In the high jump, Keffeler earned third at 5-4. Benson completed the long jump at 18-2.5 for fourth at McElyea was in sixth at 17-8.

Benson earned third in the triple jump at 37-8.25 and McElyea was in sixth at 35-7.5.

Ladd threw for second in the shot put at 41-5.5 and Aaron Kirchner received 10th at 36-11.5.

In the discus, Ladd received sixth at 115-8 and Kirchner was in 13th at 97-11.

The boys next event will be the Dunlap Sectional May 22.

Girls at WCC

The Lady Grey Ghosts came out strong to earn third at the WCC meet with 80 points.

Running in the 100 was Alexis Eckhoff to receive fourth at 13.66. Abby Bartholomew was in ninth at 14.12.

In the 200, Bartholomew earned seventh at 29.34 and Taylor White was in ninth at 29.83.

In the 400, Erin Layne received seventh at 1:06.96 and Claire Kerwin was in 11th at 1:09.18.

Katherin Schneider was the lead runner for the day in the distance events.

Schneider earned ninth in the 800 at 2:50.63 and Cora Habeger was in 14th at 3:05.34.

Schneider completed the 1600 at 5:56.94 for fifth and the 3200 at 12:44.45 for fourth.

Ally Conklin had a good day on the hurdles to received fourth in the 100 hurdles at 18.47 and second in the 300 at 55.16.

“She’s ran in all but about two meets this year. In the 100 she dropped two seconds off her time, so she had a good day,” girls coach Matt Russell said.

The girls relay teams placed third in the 4x100 at 54.40, fifth in the 4x200 at 1:59.34 and seventh in the 4x400 at 4:45.85.

In the field events, IVC had two finish first in two events.

“We had some good things happen. We were first place coming out of the field events,” Russell said.

Madi Horack earned another first place title in the pole vault at 9-0. 

“She came in at 9-0 and jumped at 9-0 and won it,” Russell said. “We upped it to 10-3 and had a couple close jumps. She would have beaten all the boys too.”

In the triple jump, Eckhoff earned first at 32-6..

Emma Stewart earned third in the high jump at 4-8.

In the long jump, Eckhoff earned fourth at 15-1 and Kayleen McGann was in eighth at 14-3.

Hannah Scherer earned second in the shot put at 34-6.5 and Hattie Hoerr was right behind in fourth at 33-9. Hoerr set a personal record by 25 inches in the shot put.

In the discus, Scherer received second at 96-4.5 and Hoerr was in eighth at 63-4.

The girls will travel to Macomb for its Sectional Thursday.

“The girls are doing everything they can. We’re young. We’re about a year away from going to sectionals and contending in a number of events,” Russell said.

“We’ve got a good chance at some of the events this year and you never know somebody could surprise us.”