Cox, Ho pick up wins for Piqua track; Versailles first, Covington and Russia second at Lady Tiger


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashley Ho clears the bar in girls high jump competition on Saturday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashley Ho clears the bar in girls high jump competition on Saturday.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Aaron Lawrence of Miami East runs the boys 110 hurdles event.


Mike Ullery | Daily Call Maria Staton, left, and Kaitlyn Mack, run the girls 100 meter hurdles event at Troy on Saturday.


Staff Reports

TROY — Tristen Cox led the Piqua boys to a ninth-place finish at the Up and Running Invitational Saturday at Troy, while Miami East finished 10th.

Cox won the shot put with put of 51-1; and took second in the discus with a distance of 133-2.

Devon Brown added a third-place finish in the long jump, 19-9.

Justin Brown tied for second in the high jump for Miami East, clearing 5-9; while Aaron Lawrence finished third in the 110 high hurdles, 18.74.

GIRLS

East girls

take third

TROY — Ashley Ho led the Piqua girls to an eighth-place finish in the Up and Running Invtiational, winning the high jump with a height of 5-2.

Juliya Hsiang added a third-place finish in the 3,200, 13:02.91.

Miami East finished third in the team standings.

Jillian Wesco finished second in the long jump, 15-5 1-2; while Kaitlyn Mack finished second in the 300 hurdles, 52.21; and third in the 100 hurdles, 18.41.

Gabrielle Hawkins finished third in both the 100, 13.14; and 200, 27.27.

Liza Bair added a third-place finish in the high jump, 5-0.

Tigers, Buccs

finish 1-2

VERSAILLES — The Versailles and Covington girls track and field teams finished 1-2 in the Black Division of the Lady Tiger Classique Saturday.

Versailles scored 121 points with just one win, while Covington was a close second with 108.

Houston was seventh with 47 points and Versailles B took 10th with eight points.

Kara Spitzer led the Lady Tigers, winning the 3,200, 12:33.26; and finishing third in the 1,600, 5:48.46.

Jenna Frantz finished second in both the pole vault, 10-6; and long jump, 14-10 1-4.

Also finishing second for Versailles were Katie Pothast, high jump, 4-10; Dana Rose, 300 hurdles, 51.54; and the 400 relay, 54.21.

Taking third for the Tigers were Brittany Hiestand, discus, 92-8; Cassie Peters, long jump, 13-11 3-4; the 800 relay, 1:56.20; and the 1,600 relay, 4:29.46.

Lauren Christian led a big day for Covington girls, setting a school record in the shot put in sweeping the shot put, 37-4; and discus, 103-10.

Also winning for Covington were Natalie Snyder, 100 hurdles, 17.54; Anna Dunn, 1,600, 5:33.32; Rayna Horner, 400, 59.57; Breanna Kimmel, 200, 27.22; and the 1,600 relay (Horner, Paige Boehringer, Kelsey Dysinger, Kimmel), 4:20.54.

Kimmel added a second-place finish in the 100, 13.43.

Finishing third were Dunn, 800, 2:33.30; and the 400 relay (Maci White, Tori Lyle, Kailyn Pond, Morgan Lowe), 55.87.

Houston was led by Hollie Voisard’s win in the 800, 2:31.73.

Shelby Ayers took second in the discus, 103-7; while finishing third were Caity Falls, high jump, 4-8; and the 3,200 relay, 10:55.41.

Lady Raiders

finish second

VERSAILLES — The Russia girls track and field team finished second in the Orange division of the Lady Tiger Classique.

Minster won with 195, while Russia had 120 points.

Bradford finished sixth and Newton was seventh.

Russia got wins from Grace York, 400, 62.93; and Emily Bohman, pole vault, 11-0.

Taking second were Shaelyn Goubeaux, 800, 2:35.08; the 1,600 relay, 4:27.90; and the 3,200 relay, 10:12.80.

Finishing third were Anna Fiessinger, 1,600, 5:52.78; and Mackenzie Wenrick, shot put, 29-10 1-2.

Bradford was led by Karmen Knepp, who swept the 1,600, 5:30.13; and 3,200, 12:00.68.

Newton was paced by Aliya Stine, who finished second in the 100, 14.01.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashley Ho clears the bar in girls high jump competition on Saturday.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_032517mju_track_phs_ashleyho2017325185446340.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Piqua’s Ashley Ho clears the bar in girls high jump competition on Saturday.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Aaron Lawrence of Miami East runs the boys 110 hurdles event.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_032517mju_track_mehs_aaronlawrence2017325185521283.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Aaron Lawrence of Miami East runs the boys 110 hurdles event.

Mike Ullery | Daily Call Maria Staton, left, and Kaitlyn Mack, run the girls 100 meter hurdles event at Troy on Saturday.
https://www.dailycall.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/30/2017/03/web1_032517mju_track_mehs_mack_staton2017325185555394.jpgMike Ullery | Daily Call Maria Staton, left, and Kaitlyn Mack, run the girls 100 meter hurdles event at Troy on Saturday.