District track: O-G boys tie for title at Defiance

DEFIANCE — Ottawa Glandorf’s Brad Recker captured the 800 in a time of 2:00.33 to lead the Titans to a tie for the boys team championship at the Division II district track and field meet Friday at Defiance High School.
The top four competitors in each event advance to next week’s regional competition at Dayton’s Welcome Stadium.
Ottawa-Glandorf and Wauseon tied for the top spot with 84 points each. Otsego finished third with 76 points, while Upper Sandusky was 10th (27) and Fostoria placed 14th (16).
Sid Moening notched runner-up finishes for the Titans in the 300 hurdles (41.35) and the high jump (6-2) to earn a regional spot in each event.
Fostoria’s Rayshon Martin was second in the long jump (20-6¼) and fifth in the 400 (50.98) to lead the Redmen, while Upper Sandusky’s Hunter Luikart’s posted third-placing showing in the high jump (6-0).
Madison Stechschulte captured titles in the 100 in 12.37 seconds, the 200 in 25.51 seconds and was a member of the top 800 relay (1:47.31) and 1,600 relay (4:07.22) teams to help Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls to a runner-up finish in the team standings.
Wauseon defeated the Titans 119-100½. Van Wert took third with 83½ points, while Upper Sandusky placed 13th (12½) and Fostoria took 16th (7).
Joining Stechschulte on the winning 800 relay was Megan Siefker, Michelle Maag and Elissa Ellerbrock and on the 1,600 squad was Maag, Ellerbrock and Anna Bellman. Bellman also won the discus with a toss of 124-7 and Ellerbrock finished second in the 800 in 2:20.19.
Upper Sandusky’s Mallory Weininger cleared 5-0 to take second in the high jump, while the quartet of Valencia Cousin, Lilianna Velasquez, Olivia Valenti and Taylor Tuckler posted sixth place finishes in the 400 relay (53.20) and 800 relay (1:53.68) to lead Fostoria.

BOYS Team Standings
1, Ottawa-Glandorf & Wauseon 84. 3, Otsego 76. 4, Van Wert 67. 5, Coldwater 47. 6, Toledo Rogers 46. 7, Bryan 40. 8, Delta 34. 9, Elida 28. 10, Upper Sandusky & Swanton 27. 12, Kenton 25. 13, Lima Shawnee 176. 14, Napoleon, Fostoria & St. Marys Memorial 16. 17, Paulding 8. 18, Lima Bath 4.
WINNERS & Area Finishes
DISCUS — 1, Castle (Wau) 178-5. 7, Gardner (US) 125-5. HJ — 1, Boysel (Wau) 6-4. 2, Moening (O-G) 6-2. 3, Luikart (US) 6-0. 110 HH — 1, Poncsak (Bry) 14.62. 2, L. McDermott (O-G) 15.08. 6, A. McDermott (O-G) 15.74. 7, Reep (US) 15.88. 8, McMillan (US) 16.07. 100 — 1, Gorski (Ots) 11.01. 800 relay — 1, Toledo Rogers (Tripplett, Warren, Cooke, Jones) 1:30.97. 1,600 — 1, Avers (Ots) 4:24.11. 4, Trampe-Kindt (O-G) 4:26.27. 5, Solis (US) 4:28.87.. 6, Matheny (Fos) 4:39.04. 8, Pracht (O-G) 4:45.49. 400 relay — 1, Delta (Nostrandt, Fraker, Storeholder, Price) 43.95. 8, Ottawa-Glandorf (Laubenthal, A. McDermott, L. McDermott, Niese) 46.17. 400 — 1, Etzler (Eli) 50.64. 5, Martin (Fos) 50.98. 300 ih — 1, Beucler (Bry) 41.21. 2, Moening (O-G) 41.35. 7, Barnett (US) 44.44. 800 — 1, Recker (O-G) 2:00.33. 7, Solis (US) 2:02.94. 200 — 1, Gorski (Ots) 22.29. 3,200 — 1, Avers (Ots) 9:52.14. 4, Trampe-Kindt (O-G) 10:24.46. 5, Pracht (O-G) 10:26.36. 1,600 relay — 1, Van Wert (Moore, Krugh, Hart, Salcido) 3:29.68. 3, Ottawa-Glandorf (Ellerbrock, Moening, A. McDermott, Recker) 3:31.49. 8, Fostoria (Martin, Johnson, Cramer, Matheny) 3:45.32.
GIRLS Team Standings
1, Wauseon 119. 2, Ottawa-Glandorf 100½. 3, Van Wert 83½. 4, Defiance 81½. 5, Coldwater 56½. 6, Napoleon 45. 7, St. Marys Memorial 29. 8, Lima Bath & Delta 23½. 10, Paulding 21½. 11, Elida 21. 12, Otsego 19. 13, Upper Sandusky 12½. 14, Bryan 12. 15, Swanton 8. 16, Fostoria 7.
WINNERS & Area Finishes
SHOT — 1, Dowdy (VW) 39-10½. 3, Bellman (O-G) 35-7½. LJ — 1, Allen (Def) 16-8. 7, Maag (O-G) 15-6¾. 8, Valenti (Fos) 15-3¼. PV — 1, Bowen (Eli) 10-2. 5, Massara (US) 9-0. 3,200 RELAY — . 100 IH — 1, Lee (Nap) 14.90. 2, M. Knott (O-G) 15.70. 100 — 1, Stechschulte (O-G) 12.37. 5, Maag (O-G) 12.84. 800 relay — 1, Ottawa-Glandorf (Maag, Siefker, Stechschulte, E. Ellerbrock) 1:47.31. 6, Fostoria (Valenti, Cousin, Velasquez, Tucker) 1:53.68. 1,600 — 1, S. Kanney (Cold) 5:03.08. 400 relay — 1, Defiance Lamb, Garcia-Wellman, Detmer, Allen) 52.21. 4, Ottawa-Glandorf (Schmitz, Siefker, Sahloff, V. Knott) 52.79. 6, Fostoria (Valenti, Cousin, Velasquez, Tucker) 53.37. 8, Upper Sandusky (Daughenbaugh, Smith, Massara, Powers) 53.73. 400 — 1, Wyse (Wau) 59.71. 300 Lh — 1, Meyers (VW) 48.65. 6, M. Knott (O-G) 51.41. 800 — 1, S. Kanney (Col) 2:19.34. 2, E. Ellerbrock (O-G) 2:20.19. 6, Verhoff (O-G) 2:34.48 200 — 1, Stechschulte (O-G) 25.51. 7, Knott (O-G) 27.64. 3,200 — 1, Vernot (Wau) 11:05.93. 1,600 relay — 1, Ottawa-Glandorf (Maag, Bellman, Stechschulte, E. Ellerbrock) 4:07.22.

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