NELSONVILLE – Both the New Lexington and Miller track teams competed at the annual Rocky Brands Invitational Track Meet held at Nelsonville-York Senior High School on April 3.

In the small school category, the Miller boys took sixth place out of 11 teams, while the girls team earned ninth place.

In the large school category, both New Lexington squads took seventh.

The Falcons were led by Quin McCabe, who won the 110-meter hurdles event with a time of 18.43. McCabe also finished seventh out of 19 runners in the 100-meter dash, with a time of 12.70.

Tommy Mitchell finished fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.16 and finished fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 25.49.

Tre McCoy also competed in the 200-meter event, earning eleventh place with a time of 27.70. The long jump is where McCoy shined, however, earning second place with a final distance of 17-11.75.

Landon Paige and Nate Taylor represented the purple and black as the throwers, with both competing in the shotput and discus.

For the girls’ team: Olivia Dishon, Shainna Greenich and Stormy Mauller were the standouts. Dishon and Greenich finished fifth and sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with times of 20.15 and 20.45, respectively. Dishon also got eighth place in 400-meter dash with a time of 1:16.39, and tenth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 31.78.

Mauller earned seventh place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.79. She also got seventh place in the 200-meter dash with a 30.81 time.

New Lexington saw Emma Abrams, Hannah Spurgus, Sydney Hambel and Hunter Renick garner strong results. Abrams and Spurgus finished third and fourth in the 100-meter dash, with only .01 seconds separating the two.

Abrams and Spurgus, along with McKenna Pingle and Nora DuPerow, teamed up for a second-place finish in the 4x200-meter relay with a time of 1:58.09.

Hambel earned a fourth-place finish in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:44.25. She also earned a sixth-place finish in the 3200-meter run with a 12:30.62 result.

Renick tied for seventh in the high jump with a final result of 5-04.

Federal Hocking took the girls’ small school title with 109 points. For the boys’ small school meet, hosts Nelsonville-York led with 141 points.

In the large school meet, Lancaster earned first place in both aspects, garnering 159 points to lead the girls and 204.50 to lead the boys.

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