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Alex Butler and Brandon Patterson won multiple events in leading Malvern to a second-place showing at a quadrangular at Strasburg.
Patterson placed first in the 1600 in 5:01.5 and the 3200 with a time of 11:08.
Butler dominated the throws events, winning the shot (37'11) and discus (112'5).
Andrew Norton had a strong meet, finishing first in the 100 (12.4), second in the 200 (25.0) and fifth in the 400 (1:01). He was also a member of the second-place 4x100 (53.37) along with Jakob Cox, DaVair Williams and Braden Butcher.
Butcher was first in the 300 hurdles (51.08), third in the 110 hurdles (21.7), and was a member of the second-place 4x200 (1:53.7) along with Cox, Jason Coblentz and Ricky Shundry.
Seconds went to Coblentz in the 110 hurdles (21.4) and 800 (2:33), Casey Crowl in the 300 hurdles (51.15), and the 4x400 (6:28) consisting of Colton Brothers, Sam Earl, Crowl and Dylan Mowery.
Placing fourth were Crowl in the high jump (5'), Brothers in the discus (83'7), Williams in the 100 (12.8), Tristan Crago in the 1600 (7:51) and Joey Crowl in the 3200 (15:51).
Fifths went to Brothers in the shot (31'6, C. Crowl in the 800 (2:47) and Crago in the 3200 (17:17).
Garaway finished first with 98 points, followed by the Hornets with 83, the Tigers with 32, and Heritage Christian with 5.
"This was a great overall team performance," stated Head Coach Seth Goshorn. "This is the type of effort and heart that we need to bring every meet. The kids all performed to the best of their abilities and tried some events that they had not done before this week.
"I can't say enough about our leaders, Brandon Patterson for our distance kids, and Andrew Norton for our sprinters. They come in and work every day to get better and it shows by the placings and times that they have put up this year.
"Also we had an outstanding effort from our throwers, who helped us score points in various other track events. This was lead by Joey Crowl and Tristan Crago, who both ran several races for us and placed. They are the true definition of team players and good examples of what good teammates look like."
At the East Canton Invitational, Brandon Patterson was fifth in the 1600 (4:55.45) and seventh in the 3200 (10:51.1) and Alex Butler finished sixth in the discus (114'2).
"We had a lot of kids run personal records today," noted Coach Goshorn. "Brandon was able to capitalize on the good weather. His times are continuing to drop and we look forward to seeing where he can be at by the end of the year. Alex Butler had a good day in discus as well."
East Canton won the boys title with 173.5 points. It was followed by Marlington with 99, Northwest with 95, Hiland with 59, Minerva with 58, Canton South with 56, Springfield with 46, Lutheran West with 22, Lake Center Christian with 20, Trinity with 19, Columbia with 16, Edison with 14.5, Malvern with 9 and Carrollton with 3.
Zoe Moser displayed her speed by placing first in four events during a quadrangular hosted by Strasburg.
Moser won the long jump with a leap of 14'5, the 100 in 13.04 and the 200 in 27.5, and was a member of the winning 4x100 (54.8) along with Kelsi Hulit, Lauren Foster, and Vanessa Stanbro.
Hulit added two firsts to her relay win. The junior won the shot (36'6.5) and discus (117'8).
Foster finished first in the 400 (1:10.2), fourth in the 200 (29.4) and fifth in the long jump (13'7).
Seconds went to Laura Rodgers in the 3200 (14:57.1); Kara Lawrence in the 300 hurdles (57.7); the 4x800 (13:47) consisting of Rodgers, Gabby Lawrence, Breawna Gillogly and Kendra Kuhn; the 4x200 (2:12.07) consisting of K. Lawrence, Stanbro, Destiny Wilson and Makayla Bowe; and the 4x400 (5:40.13) consisting of K. Lawrence, Stanbro, Wilson and Bowe.
Rodgers was third in the 1600 (6:38) and fifth in the 800 (3:15.19).
Placing fourth were G. Lawrence in the shot (25'11), Gillogly in the 1600 (7:49.3), Wilson in the 400 (1:16.2) and Kuhn in the 300 hurdles (1:14.1).
Finishing fifth were Wilson in the high jump (4'), Maggie Champer in the discus (77'9) and 300 hurdles (1:16.23), and Kuhn in the high jump (4').
Garaway finished with 132 points, followed by Malvern with 76, Strasburg with 19, and Heritage Christian with 0.
"We are very proud of the effort of the girls this evening and how supportive each member of our team is to each other," stated Head Coach Jeremy Maher. "We had several athletes step up and score points and had continued consistency from our regular scorers. Overall, we are very pleased with the growth of the girls over the last few weeks and look forward to continued improvements."
The Lady Hornets competed in the East Canton Invitational over the weekend, finishing seventh out of 14 teams.
Zoe Moser placed first in the 100 (12.66), 200 (27.17) and long jump (14'11), and anchored the third-place 4x100 (55.35) along with Vanessa Stanbro, Kelsi Hulit and Lauren Foster.
Hulit finished second in both the shot (34'8) and discus (120'3).
Foster was fifth in the long jump (13'4.5) and seventh in the 400 (1:07.64).
Laura Rodgers was fifth in the 800 (2:43.14).
"This was a great meet for us to step up and show how competitive we can be with larger schools and in big meets," commented Coach Maher. "Zoe Moser lead the way for us this week with three first-place finishes and won the sprint award for the meet.
"Kelsi Hulit continues to display leadership qualities through her consistency in scoring in big meets. Laura Rodgers did great in the 800 and Lauren Foster continues to improve and score points in big spots.
"Vanessa Stanbro helped the 4x100 team finish third, and even though Breawna Gillogly didn't score, she had personal bests in all her events. We are very proud of our girls effort."
Minerva won the girls title with 132 points. It was followed by Marlington with 97, Trinity with 76, Lutheran West with 75, Canton South with 70, East Canton with 69, Malvern with 62, Northwest with 27, Edison with 26, Springfield with 16, Hiland with 11, Lake Center with 11, Columbia with 5 and Carrollton with 4.
Malvern will compete in the St. Thomas Invitational this Saturday, April 15; and to Newcomerstown for a triangular with Tusky Central on Tuesday, April 18.