TVS Track Invitational
J. C. Tilton
This past Thursday TVS hosted the Fred Durkle Invitational. A total of 14 teams participated. And a good sized crowd was on hand to cheer for their respective schools. The South Girls team was short two athletes: Katie McCollum with a pulled muscle and Molly Duchemin was visiting an out of state college. The boys team was short one runner, Caleb Betzner, who was away for the week. It appeared that Dixie might lose an athlete when Doug Overholtz was hurt on the high jump. That injury turned out to be not so serious, just muscle cramps in his calf muscle - maybe from the effort of setting a new meet record in the long jump of 22'51/4". The meet winners were in doubt until the last event was ran.
A number of meet records were set - Liz Coleman Miamisburg 100m hurdles16.00, Stephanie Coning Eaton 13.1 100m dash, Nick Landis Tippecanoe 11.0 100m dash, Drew Rivers TVS 4:37.4 1600m, Chris Falkowski Tippecanoe 51.2 400m, Drew Rivers TVS 1:59.5 800m, Melanie Grim Tippecanoe 12:16.7 3200m, Aaron Johnson Dixie 9:57.9 3200m, Elizabeth Ayers Eaton 119' discus, Kyle George Eaton 152'11", Jordon Sharpe Tippecanoe 6'2" high jump, Doug Overholtz Dixie 22' 51/4", Kyle George Eaton 56' shotput, Jenna Nance Madison 11'3" polevault. The number of records broken indicates the strength of the field of teams entered in the Invitational.
Local finishers were: Girls 4X800 relay 3rd Preble Shawnee 11:04. 5th TVS 11:18.30; Boys 4X800 relay 3rd TCN 9:02.5, 4th TVS 9:07.5, 5th Dixie 9:12.60; Girls 100m hurdles: 2nd Magen Maleski TVS 17.0, 5thCourtney Wilder Dixie 17.7, 7th Laura Green TCN 18.5; 110m High Hurdles 2nd Ryan Sturgell Dixie 15.50, 3rd Paul Andrix Miamisburg 16.2, 4th Jobe Hickey TVS16.3, 6th Jacob South Preble Shawnee17.0, 8th Scott Leedy TVS 18.0; 100m 2nd Kari Summers TVS 13.1; 100m 6th Jobe Hickey TVS 11.6; 4X200m 6th Preble Shawnee 2:02.6; 4X200 2nd TVS 1:38.0 3rd Dixie 1:39.0 5th Preble Shawnee 1:40.9 7th TCN 1:42.50; 1600m run 3rd Tiffanny Daugherty TCN 5:50.2; 1600m 1st Drew Rivers TVS4:37, 3rd Gabe Savage TCN 4:46, 5th Nathan Wirrig TCN 5:00.2; 4X100m 5th TVS 56.0, 6th TCN 57.5; 4X100m TVS 47.0; 400m 8th Sara Kelhoffer Dixie; 5th Daniel Donaldson TVS 54.1; 300m hurdles 2nd Magen Maleski TVS 50.9, 7th Courtney Wilder Dixie 54.8; 300m hurdles 1st Jobe Hickey TVS 42.7, 2nd Jacob South Preble Shawnee 42., 5th Ryan Sturgell Dixie 44.6, 6th Jeremiah South Preble Shawnee 44.8; 800m 1st Tiffanny Daugherty TCN 2:28.8, 3rd Jennifer Bambeck TVS 2:38.8; 800m 1st Drew Rivers TVS 1:59.5; 200m 4 Kari Summers TVS 27.8; 3200m 6th Letta O'Banion Preble Shawnee 13:50., 8th Jessica McMurray TVS 14:01.7; 3200m 1st Aaron Johnson Dixie 9:57.9, 3rd Jeff Rexrode Dixie 10:20.2, 7th Nathan Wirrig TCN 10:42.2, 8th Gabe Savage TCN 10:43.2; 4X400m 4 Preble Shawnee 4:37.6, 8th TCN 4:42.3; 4X400 3rd TVS 3:39.2, 7th Preble Shawnee 3:58.6, 8 Dixie 3:59.3; discus Amber Howard Preble Shawnee 97-02; High Jump 3rd Magen Maleski TVS4-11, 4th Sara Kelhoffer Dixie 4-11, 5th Amber Howard Preble Shawnee 4-11, 8th Paula Cimprich Preble Shawnee4-06; High Jump 3rd Tyler Loxley TVS 5-10, 4th Doug Overholtz Dixie 5-09, 6th Travis Perry TCN 5-07, 7th (tie)Bryan Nuse TVS 5-06, 7th (tie) Kyle Lawson Preble Shawnee 5-06; Long Jump 2nd Kari Summers TVS15-05.5; Long Jump 1st Doug Overholtz Dixie 22'5.25", 2nd Chad Wentlander TVS 20-1/4", Chris Blinn TVS 18-06; Shotput 3 Nikki Chapman TCN 31'10.25", 4th Amber Howard Preble Shawnee31'2.25", 8th Kari Thomas Dixie 28'6.5"; Shotput 3rd Craig Metcalf Dixie 46'7.5", 7th Adam Stoff Dixie 41' 10.75"; Pole Vault 2nd Magen Maleski TVS 9-6; Pole Vault 2nd Bryan Nuse TVS 12-06, 8th Bryant Artz TVS 9-06;
Covington won the girls team trophy with 93.12 points. Local teams finished as follows: 4th TVS 66, 9th Preble Shawnee 29.12, 12th TCN 28, 14th Dixie 12.
Miamisburg won the boys team trophy with 98 points. Local teams finished as follows: 2nd TVS 91, 5th Dixie 62, 8th TCN 24, 11th Preble Shawnee 21.50. Comments: email: Chris Tilton