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Malvern had a strong showing during a quadrangular at Newcomerstown, finishing second with 86 points.
Newcomerstown won the day with 112 points. Tusky Central was third with 39, and Heritage Christian was fourth with 5.
Brandon Patterson placed first in all four events he entered. The junior won the high jump (4'10), long jump (15'10), 1600 (4:58) and 3200 (10:52).
Alex Butler dominated the throws, winning the shot (38'1) and discus (109'8).
Andrew Norton also was a double winner, capturing the 100 (12.1) and 200 (24.5).
Finishing second were Casey Crowl in the high jump (4'10) and 300 hurdles (49.9); and the 4x200 (2:27) consisting of Ricky Shundry, Colton Brothers, Sam Earl and Tristan Crago.
Thirds went to the 4x800 (13:29) consisting of Ike Moser, Crago, Shundry and Jakob Cox; Jason Coblentz in the 110 hurdles (21.2); DaVair Williams in the high jump (4'8); Moser in the 1600 (5:16) and 3200 (12:50); and the 4x400 (4:56) consisting of Norton, Cox, Earl and Crago.
Placing fourth were Williams in the 100 and 200 (27.3), Cox in the high jump (4'3), and Braden Butcher in the 300 hurdles (51.3).
Fifths went to Shundry in the shot (33'3.5), Cox in the 300 hurdles (1:01), Moser in the 800 (2:31), Norton in the 400 (1:00) and Crago in the 3200 (18:56).
"This was a very solid meet for," stated Head Coach Seth Goshorn. "We handled the adversity of our bus breaking down on the way to the meet, along with having several people place in events that they have just recently started working on.
"Brandon Patterson, Alex Butler and Andrew Norton led the way in scoring along with great efforts from several others such as Ike Moser. Andrew Norton ran season bests in the 100 and 200, as did DaVair Williams."
The Lady Hornets finished second in a quadrangular with 82 points.
Tusky Central took first with 86 points, Newcomerstown was third with 66, and Heritage Christian failed to score a point.
Kelsi Hulit won the shot (36'6.5) and discus (126'3), and finished third in the 100 (13.4).
Zoe Moser placed first in the 100 (12.3) and 200 (26.3).
Also winning were the 4x100 (54.4) consisting of Hulit, Moser, Lauren Foster and Vanessa Stanbro; and the 4x800 (12:46) consisting of Laura Rodgers, Gabby Lawrence, Breawna Gillogly and and Makayla Bowe.
Foster was second in the long jump (13'9) and 400 (1:10), and third in the 200 (28.2).
Rodgers was second in the 1600 (6:15) and 800 (3:05), and third in the 3200 (15:28).
Kara Lawrence was second in the 4x200 (2:05) and 300 hurdles (22.9), and fourth in the 110 hurdles (22.9).
Gillogly was fourth in both the 1600 (7:58) and 800 (3:36).
Maggie Champer was fourth in the shot (24'7.5) and fifth in the discus (66'7.5) and 300 hurdles (1:18).
The 4x200 consisting of Lawrence, Stanbro, Bowe and Jazmariah Moore was second in 2:05; and the 4x400 consisting of Stanbro, Bowe, Moore and K. Lawrence was third.
"The girls worked very hard today," commented Head Coach Jeremy Maher. "We were very happy with the improved effort at this meet. We were happy to see the girls continue to be competitive in the league and look forward to continuing this trend.
"We had athletes like Breawna Gillogly and Makayla Bowe step up and score points on relays and individual events. Kelsi Hulit, Zoe Moser, Lauren Foster and Laura Rodgers were all huge contributors, helping us beat Newcomerstown and keeping it extremely close against Tusky Central.
"Other key contributors were Kara Lawrence, Gabby Lawrence and Vanessa Stanbro."
Malvern will compete in the Carrollton Invitational this Friday, April 28; and at Berlin Center Western Reserve on Tuesday, May 2.