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Boys Varsity Track · Boys Varsity Track finishes 5th place at OHSAA DIII District Meet


  Place Points
Mcdonald High School 1st 111
Crestview High School 2nd 63
United High School 3rd 54
Liberty High School 4th 51
Springfield Local High School 5th 40

Friday, May, 18

New Middletown

Springfield Local played hosted the final evening of the OHSAA Division III District Track & Field Tournament and the boys represented our school with many participants competing to advance to next weeks Regional Tournament at Perry High School in Massillon.

The top 4 performances from the district finals move on to the Regional round of the tournament.

Tigers that competed Friday evening were:
100 M – 3rd – Garrett Walker – 11.44
4 x 200 Relay – 6th – Luke Snyder, Dante Argiro, Austin Tindell, Garrett Walker – 1:37.17
1600 M – 7th – Dillen Bieznieks – 5:04.22 & 11th – Jake Wood 5:10.13
4 x 100 Relay – 8th – Luke Snyder, Mitchel Miglets, Dante Argiro, Austin Tindell – 46.42
400 M – 1st – Garrett Walker – 49.48**** NEW SCHOOL RECORD
800 M – 14th – Dillen Bieznieks – 2:18.69
200 M – 8th – Garrett Walker – 24.74
3200 M – 13th – Jake Wood – 12:28.77
4 x 400 Relay – 7th – Dante Argiro, Levi Baker, Lindan Gardner, Mitchell Miglets – 3:52.49
High Jump – 9th – Levi Baker – 5′ 4″
Shot Put – 5th – Benny Chaszeyka 47′ 4″ & 9th – Ryan Thompson – 44′ 8″

Tigers that placed Wednesday evening:
Discus – 2nd -Benny Chaszeyka – 143′ – Regional Qualifier*
4 x 800 – 6th – Koby Fellows, Garrett Stallsmith, Mitchel Miglets, Jake Wood – 9:20.43

Over the two day event, the Tigers scored 40 points to finish 5th out of 20 teams that competed in the tournament.

Tigers advancing to the Regionals:
Discus – Benny Chaszeyka – 143′
100 M – Garrett Walker – 11.44
400 M – Garrett Walker – 49.48

Garrett Walker not only won the 400 M with his time of 49.48 but he also set a new Springfield Local Boys Track record beating the previous record which was set 40 years ago in 1978 by J. Bader.