MANSFIELD — The Lima Senior girls track and field team finished thrid out of 26 teams at Saturday’s Mehocks Relays.
The Spartans finished with 70 points behind Gahanna Lincoln (114 points) and East Kentwood (89) from Michigan.
Lima Senior’s Suerethia Henderson won the 100 (12.06) & 200 (24.99) and also was a member of the winning 400 relay team (49.99) with Corion McDonald Gordon, Itayia Harris and Elyse Kelley and the first-place 800 relay team (1:44.99) along with Deji’Ona Shurelds Simpson, Corion McDonald Gordon and Elyse Kelley.
Briana Wright won the discus with a school-record throw of 140 feet, 4 inches. Wright held the previous school record of 126 feet. She also placed fifth in the shot put.
The Lima Senior 1,600 relay team of Shurelds Simpson, India Benton, Ka’Niyah Stevens and Kelley finished third (4:18.22).
Also scoring points for the Spartans were Shurelds Simpson (1:03.09) and Benton (1:03.63), who were fifth and seventh in the 400 respectively.
McDonald Gordon was seventh in the 100 (12.87) and the 3,200 relay team of Mersadies Denson, Shurelds Simpson, Benton and Ryann Miller was seventh (10:56.38).
MINSTER — The host Wildcats won the girls title in Saturday’s 16-team Memorial Invitational.
Minster finished with 124 points with Versailles (81), New Bremen (74.5), South Adams (68) and Fort Loramie (56) rounding out the top five.
Minster’s Madeline Magoto set a meet record in the 800 with a time of 2 minutes, 19.27 seconds. Spencerille’s Nelaya Burden set a meet record in the 100 hurdles with a time of 15.29 seconds.
Minster’s Emma Watcke won the 1,600 and 3,200. New Bremen’s Macy Puthoff (long jump) and New Knoxville’s Erin Scott (shot put) also won events. Minster also won the 400, 1,600 and 3,200 relays. The names of the relay team members were not reported.
Fort Loramie won the boys title with 97.5 with Versailles (97), 3. Bryan (95), Marion Local (66) and Minster (63) rounding out the top five.
Waynesfield-Goshen’s Gabriel James won the 100 and long jump. Marion Local’s John Tangeman (400) and Minster’s Max Prenger (shot put) also won events. The Spencerville 400 relay team of Vinicous Viera DeSouza, Dylan Baughman, Drew Armstead and Chris Picker finished first.
UNOH wins tourney
AUGUSTA, Mich. — The University Northwestern Ohio claimed its sixth tournament title of the year Saturday as the Shootout at Stonehedge was halted after 27 holes due to rain.
The Racers finished with a team score of 480, 11 strokes better than runner-up Indiana Tech in the eight team field.
After playing the opening round, the teams played nine additional holes Friday with hopes of playing the final nine holes Saturday ahead of the inclement weather, but the tournament was halted before play even started.
Devaki Anatha Ganesh, competing as an individual, finished second with a score of 113, one stroke back of medalist Loren Kreider of Indiana Tech. Natalia Quintero tied for third at 119 while Caitriona Griffin tied for sixth at 120 and Brianna Baird was 10th at 122.
UNOH returns to the Stonehedge course for the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference championship April 20-21.
MIDDLETOWN — Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State finished second out of eight teams at the par 72 Wildwood Country Club with a total of 332. Miami-Hamilton won the team title with a 306. Shawnee graduate Collin Rambin and Paulding graduate Shane Lumpkins each shot 80 to finish tied for fifth. Teammate and Shawnee grad Jacob Good shot an 81 to finish seventh. James Liesinger of Miami-Hamilton was medalist with a 70.
OSU Lima remains second in the conference.
Madonna 8, UNOH 4
LIMA — Madonna (27-11, 18-4 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) scored four runs in the top of the 14th to get the victory.
Junior Gomez had two hits, an RBI and a stolen base and Kyle Fisher had two hits and a stolen base for the Racers (26-16, 18-5 WHAC).
ONU 16, Baldwin Wallace 4
BEREA — ONU moved into sole possession of first place in the Ohio Athletic Conference with the victory at Finnie Stadium.
The Polar Bears extended their winning streak to a school record nine games and are now 12-1 overall and 5-0 in the OAC.
The Yellow Jackets fell to 9-3 (5-1 OAC). ONU’s Max Weese posted his school-record 15th career hat trick with three goals.
Baldwin Wallace 18, ONU 9
ADA — Sydney Skelding had her fourth consecutive hat trick with three goals to lead ONU at Dial-Roberson Stadium.
The Polar Bears fell to 6-6 overall (3-2 OAC). The Yellow Jackets improved to 6-8 (4-2 OAC).
John Carroll 8,
Ohio Northern 1
LIMA — ONU fell to 9-7 overall after the loss at the Westwood Tennis & Fitness Center.
Vinh Thai led Northern with a 6-4, 6-0 victory at No. 1 singles.
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