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Tiffin University HS Meet 2 (OH) Results

Kathleen Young (Warrensburg-Latham, Warrensburg, IL) travelled east on Sunday to the second in the series of Tiffin University high school indoor meet and came back with a new best. She easily won the competition with a new personal best of 54’4″, ranking her second best among midwest throwers so far in 2016. Read more

Youngstown State HS Meet 2 (OH) Results

National shot put leader Jordan Geist (Knoch, Saxonburg, PA) won the weight throw at the second Youngstown State meet of the year on Saturday. He broke 75 feet for the second time in his career and easily won the competition by nearly 15 feet. In the girl’s competition Tori McKinley (Hickory, Hermitage, OH) added several feet to her best to win. Read more

Akron Jerome Fields Open Meet (OH) Results

National leader Jacob Wickey (Medina, OH) came within five inches of his personal best to win at the Akron Jerome Fields Open Meet on Saturday. Despite the great throw, winning wasn’t easy as Brent Fairbanks (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) launched a personal best on his first attempt to become the third thrower this year to break 75 feet. Wickey held on for the win and every legal throw by the two measured over 70 feet. Read more

Sid Sink Open (OH) Results

Ohio state leader Carrol Pauley (Riverdale, Mount Blanchard, OH) notched another win at the Sid Sink Open on Saturday. Just a few inches from her best, she outdistanced Madison Pollard (Anthony Wayne, Whitehouse, OH) who was also over 50 feet. Sam Meece (Napoleon, OH) won the boy’s competition. Read more

Youngstown State HS Meet (OH) Results

In his first meet of the season Jake Wickey (Medina, OH) set a new personal best and national lead. The senior added nearly two feet to his personal best to outdistance Jordan Geist (Knoch, Saxonburg, PA). Geist, the previously the national leader, also set a state record and national lead in the shot put at the meet. Not to be forgotten, Brent Fairbanks (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) also broke 70 feet at the meet in his season debut. Tori McKinley (Hickory, Hermitage, PA) won the girl’s competition at the meet. Read more

Ohio State Hammer Championship Results

State leader Nick Lane (Bowling Green, OH) came through to win the Ohio State Hammer Championship on Sunday with a new personal best of 210’3″. The junior was one of three throwers over 200 feet, including Nik Curtiss (Lancaster, OH) and Logan Kusky (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH). Kusky broke the barrier for the first time ever en route to his bronze medal performance. Read more

Ohio Indoor Track & Field Championships Results

With five throwers in the nation’s top eight, the Ohio state weight throw championship featured some nice matchups on Saturday. In fact, the competition is so close in Ohio this year that state leader Logan Kusky (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) finished just fifth in the Division I competition. Junior Nick Lane (Bowling Green, OH) took the lead in the third round and held on for the win with a throw of 73’10.75″, but there was even more positioning behind him with lots of fireworks in the last round. Jake Wickey (Medina, OH) started off the final round action by moving from fifth to second on his final attempt. He was followed by Brent Fairbanks (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) who moved from fifth to third with a personal best. Nik Curtiss (Lancaster, OH), who had just been bumped down two spots off the podium, then improved to regain the silver medal position. In the end Kusky was the odd one out having been bumped off the podium and down into fifth position. Read more

Kent State High School Meet 3 (OH) Results

While some Ohio throwers headed south to Kentucky this weekend, other top throwers stayed home to compete at the latest Kent State University high school meet on Sunday. Jake Wickey (Medina, OH) and Molly Leppelmeier (McComb, OH) won, both by more than ten feet. Leppelmeier was also less than a foot off of her best en route to victory. Read more

SPIRE Scholastic Showcase (OH) Results

Just one week after his last personal best, Logan Kusky (Austitown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) had an even bigger breakthough. Kusky led five throwers over 70 feet at the Milesplit Scholastic Showcase in Ohio. His winning mark of 77’4.25″ was a meet record, added four and a half feet to his personal best, and moves him up to second in the nation. Juniors Jake Wickey (Medina, OH) and Nick Lane (Bowling Green, OH) won a close battle for the podium despite a personal best from fourth-place finisher Brent Fairbanks (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH). Read more

Youngstown State High School Meet 3 (OH) Results

Logan Kusky (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) led the way at the most recent Youngstown State High School Meet on Sunday. The senior added two feet to his season’s best and a foot to the personal best he still held from last season to take the win. His teammate Brent Fairbanks (Austintown Fitch, Youngstown, OH) also nearly broke 70 feet and place second. Shoshana Isis Trotman (Centerville, OH) won the girl’s competition with a personal best of nearly five feet. Her final mark of 56’5″ was also just seven inches off of the state lead and puts her in the top five nationally. Read more