Versailles runners advance to finals


Lady Tigers 3,200 relay takes seventh in D-II

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Megan Rismiller runs with a pack of runners in the 3,200-meter relay Thursday at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field


Staff Reports

LEXINGTON — In the boys Division II regional track and field meet at Lexington, Versailles’ Josh Steinbrunner advanced to the finals in two events.

Steinbrunner will run in Saturday’s final in both the 100 hurdles, 15.07; and 300 hurdles, 40.75.

Joe Spitzer will run in the 1,600 and 3,200 Saturday, while A.J. Ahrens will compete in the shot put.

Field events will begin at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, with running events starting at 12:30 p.m.

Piqua D-II

Versailles girls track and field team advanced several girls and relay teams to Saturday’s finals at the Piqua D-II regional at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field.

In the 3,200-meter relay Thursday, Versailles (Emily Langenkamp, Tori Schulze, Megan Rismiller, Kenia McEldowney) finished seventh in 10:02.07 after running in the top four much of the race.

Dana Rose advance to the 100 hurdle finals, 16.14; while Camille Watren advanced to the 400 finals, 60.38.

The 400 relay (Jenna Frantz, Lucy Prakel, Cassie Peters, Ava Moran) advanced to Saturday’s finals with the fastest time, 51.03; while the 1,600 relay (Cassie Peters, Liz Watren, Ellen Peters, Langenkamp) also advanced, running a 4:10.70.

Frantz and Parkel will both compete in the pole vault Saturday, while Frantz and Cassie Peters will both compete in the long jump.

Lindsey Didier will throw the discus, while Kenia McEldowney will run the 800.

Field events will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, with running events beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Rob Kiser/Call Photo Megan Rismiller runs with a pack of runners in the 3,200-meter relay Thursday at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field
http://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/05/web1_meganrismiller.jpgRob Kiser/Call Photo Megan Rismiller runs with a pack of runners in the 3,200-meter relay Thursday at Alexander Stadium/Purk Field
Lady Tigers 3,200 relay takes seventh in D-II