Former Covington state champion Jackie Siefring recently competed in the NCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships for Akron University in the pentathlon.
Siefring crafted a five-event cumulative score of 4,084 to finish 12th to earn second-team All-America accolades for the third time.
Siefring opened the competition placing 13th in the 60-meter hurdles (8.76) before finishing ninth and 10th, respectively, in the shot put (39-9.75/12.13m) and high jump (5-4.25/1.63m). She registered a mark of 19-3.50 (5.88m) to place seventh in the long jump before turning in a fourth-place showing in the 800 meters crossing the line in 2:16.72.
A number of Edison State Community College basketball players was recently honored on the the All-OCCAC postseason teams.
On the men’s basketball team, three players were honored.
Christopher Landrum II was named to the OCCAC All-Defensive team, while Dae’Shawn Jackson and Hadith Tiggs were both named honorable mention All-OCCAC.
On the women’s team, two players received honors.
Sydney Miller was named first team All-OCCAC, while Carly Buzzard was named honorable mention.
set for Thursday
Lehman Catholic will host its spring meet the team night Thursday.
The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Schlater Gymnasium.
All area lady golfers are invited to join Piqua’s Echo Hills Golf Course Ladies Golf League. The nine hole league meets on Tuesday mornings and welcomes ladies of all handicaps. An Echo Hills membership is not required.
An organizational meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., April 25 at the Echo Hills Golf Course clubhouse. Come and meet the golfers and explore the possibilities for some fun summer golfing.
If you have any questions, you can call the pro shop at Echo Hills: 778-2086.