Hartman even shortened by rain


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Haley Michael looks to clear the bar in girls high jump at the Herb Hartman Invitational at Troy on Wednesday.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Qurri Tucker lands his jump at Wednesday’s rain-shortened Herb Hartman Inviational at Troy.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Juliya Hsiang gets ready to hand off the baton in the girls 4x800 relay.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashtyn Wilson runs the 4x800 relay in Wednesday’s rain-shortened Herb Hartman Invitational track meet at Troy.


Staff Reports

TROY — Piqua had several placers in the rain-shortened Herb Hartman Invitational Wednesday.

Only five girls events and four boys events were completed before Thunderstorms brough a halt to the competion.

Ashley Ho led the Piqua girls, tying for first in the high jump, clearing 5-2.

Tristen Cox led the boys, finishing third in the discus with a throw of 135-11.

The 3,200 relay finished sixth in 9:40.29; while Devon Brown finished seventh in the long jump, 18-9.

TUESDAY

Piqua splits

dual with Sidney

The Piqua girls track and field team won a dual with Sidney, while the boys finished second Tuesday at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field.

Ashley Ho jumped to a new PR, clearing 5-3 to win the high jump for the Lady Indians.

Also winning were Savannah Charles, discus, 90-2; Mikayla Schaffner, shot put, 33-1; Chloe Clark, long jump, 12-1; Laura Mitchell, 110 hurdles, 18.52; Olivia Ames, 1,600, 7:00.39; Lily Stewart, 400, 69.53; Lauren Williams, 800, 2:44.22; Rakaela Smith, 200, 29.21; the 400 relay, 56.18; the 800 relay, 1:55.53; and the 1,600 relay, 4:45.41.

For the boys, Colin Roe swept the 100, 12.07; and 200, 25.13; while Dante Kemp won the 1,600, 5:33.85; and pole vault, 8-6.

Also winning were Kaiden Bell, 800, 2:35.25; and the 800 relay, 1:40.50.

Lehman teams

fourth in quad

MARIA STEIN — The Lehman boys and girls track and field teams both took fourth in a quad meet at Marion Local Tuesday.

Winning for the Lady Cavaliers were Alanna O’Leary, 100, 13.40; and Maria Schmiesing, 1,600, 6:30.40.

Covington teams

sweep quad meet

COVINGTON — The Covington boys and girls track and field teams swept a quad meet with Ansonia, Riverside and Newton Tuesday.

Newton girls were third and Newton boys were fourth.

Winning for Covington boys were Sam Pritchard, shot put, 36-8 1-2; Hunter Alexander, discus, 99-1 1-2; Zach Parrett, high jump, 6-0; Cade Harshbarger, 400, 53.0; Cade Schmelzer, 300 hurdles, 44.9; Jayce Pond, 800, 2:24.0; Fletcher Metz, 3,200, 12:53.3; the 400 relay, 45.9; the 800 relay, 1:42.8; the 1,600 relay, 3:48.8; and the 3,200 relay, 10:11.0.

For the Covington girls, Lauren Christian increased her school record in winning the shot put with a put of 39-0 1-2; and Christian also won the discus, 101-9.

Also winning for Covington were Alexis Meyer, 1,600, 6:52.5; Natalie Snyder, 100 hurdles, 17.1; Kelsey Dysinger, pole vault, 7-6; Breanna Kimmel, 200, 27.0; Danielle Rose, 300 hurdles, 58.3; Paige Boehringer, 400, 64.1; the 400 relay, 55.17; and the 800 relay, 1:50.3.

Winning for Newton were Aliya Stine, 100, 13.1; and Macy Flanary, 800, 2:36.2.

East girls

tie for fourth

HUBER HEIGHTS — The Miami East girls track and field team tied for fourth at the Wayne Warrior Relays, while the boys finished seventh.

The girls were led by the 3,200 relay team of Lindsey Yingst, Lorenza Savini, Marie Ewing and Kaitlyn Mack, who won in 10:20.35.

Finishing second were the 2,400 medley relay (Yingst, Fellers, Staton, Ewing), 7:31.74; the 800 relay (Wesco, Miller, Hawkins, Ewing), 1:57.96; and high jump (Bair, Fellers), 9-5.

Taking third was the discus (Linn, Ondera), 182-9.

Blaine Brockschmidt and Kaleb Nichols combined to win the pole vault, 23-6; while the 6,400 relay (DeWeese, Brautigan, Horne, Redick), finished third, 14:54.32.

Knepp, Stump

pick up wins

CELINA — The Bradford girls track and field team finished second in a tri-meet at Celina, while the boys finished third.

Picking up wins for the girls were Karmen Knepp, 3,200, 11:43.87; and Maia Stump, long jump, 15-6.

Lady Tigers

win meet

ST. HENRY — The Versailles girls track and field team won a tri-meet at St. Henry, while the boys finished second.

Jenna Frantz doubled for the Lady Tigers, winning the 100, 13.75; and pole vault, 10-0.

Also winning for Versailles were Kara Spitzer, 1,600, 5:49.68; Liz Watren, 200, 28.97; Megan Rismiller, 3,200, 12:53.06; Brittney Hiestand, discus, 99-4; Lindsey Didier, shot put, 29-2; Katie Pothast, high jump, 4-10; and the 3,200 relay (Kari Mangen, Liz Watren, Emily Langenkamp, Camille Watren), 10:51.26.

For the boys, Kyle Jones swept the 100, 11.71; and the long jump, 21-1.

Also winning were Joe Spitzer, 1,600, 4:40.03; Cole Condon, 400, 54.03; and the 400 relay (George Grow, Blake Schulze, Garrett Thompson, Jones), 47.06.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Haley Michael looks to clear the bar in girls high jump at the Herb Hartman Invitational at Troy on Wednesday.
Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Haley Michael looks to clear the bar in girls high jump at the Herb Hartman Invitational at Troy on Wednesday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Qurri Tucker lands his jump at Wednesday’s rain-shortened Herb Hartman Inviational at Troy.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/04/web1_040617mju_track_phs_qurritucker.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Qurri Tucker lands his jump at Wednesday’s rain-shortened Herb Hartman Inviational at Troy.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Juliya Hsiang gets ready to hand off the baton in the girls 4×800 relay.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/04/web1_040517mju_track_juliyahsaing.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Juliya Hsiang gets ready to hand off the baton in the girls 4×800 relay.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashtyn Wilson runs the 4×800 relay in Wednesday’s rain-shortened Herb Hartman Invitational track meet at Troy.
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/04/web1_040517mju_track_juliyahsaing.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashtyn Wilson runs the 4×800 relay in Wednesday’s rain-shortened Herb Hartman Invitational track meet at Troy.