By Derrick Webb - dwebb@aimmediamidwest.com



Wheelersburg senior Libby Miller qualified for Saturday’s Division III 100 meter dash finals with a time of 12.76 seconds.

Wheelersburg senior Libby Miller qualified for Saturday’s Division III 100 meter dash finals with a time of 12.76 seconds.


Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Wheelersburg’s 4x200 team of Libby Miller, Alyssa Dingus, Lani Irwin, and Lauren Jolly qualified for Saturday’s Division III finals with a time of 1:46.75.


Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Green senior Zach Huffman qualified for Saturday’s finals of the Division III 300 meter hurdles with a time of 40.44 seconds.


Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Valley junior Jacob Brickey finished seventh in the Division III boys’ shot put event at the State Track and Field meet Friday.


Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Northwest’s 4x800 team of Chase McClay, Gabe Morrell, Landen Smith, and Josh Shope finished seventh in the 4x800 race at Friday’s Division II State Track and Field meet.


Jacob Smith | Daily Times

COLUMBUS — Multiple area athletes cashed in on opportunities to take hardware home Friday at Ohio State’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

Competing at the OHSAA Track and Field State Championships, Wheelersburg’s Libby Miller led the field, advancing to Saturday’s state finals in two events. In the 100-meter dash, Miller finished ninth in her heat with a finish time of 12.76 seconds.

Miller also aided the Pirates’ 4×100-meter relay team — alongside Alyssa Dingus, Lani Irwin and Lauren Jolly — advance to Saturday’s finals with an eighth place showing at 1:46.75.

Also advancing to Saturday in Division III was Green’s Ethan Huffman, who posted a finish time of 40.44 seconds, good enough for an eighth place overall.

Competing in the shot put, Valley’s Jacob Brickey placed seventh in the state with a heave of 52-feet-8.5. That throw came on his last attempt after a previous best of 51-3.25 in his second attempt.

In Division II, Northwest’s 4×800 relay — Chase McClay, Josh Shope, Landen Smith, Gabe Morrell — took a seventh place podium spot, crossing the finish line in 8:04.98.

Wheelersburg senior Libby Miller qualified for Saturday’s Division III 100 meter dash finals with a time of 12.76 seconds.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2019/05/web1_IMG_9789.jpgWheelersburg senior Libby Miller qualified for Saturday’s Division III 100 meter dash finals with a time of 12.76 seconds. Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Wheelersburg’s 4×200 team of Libby Miller, Alyssa Dingus, Lani Irwin, and Lauren Jolly qualified for Saturday’s Division III finals with a time of 1:46.75.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2019/05/web1_IMG_9844.jpgWheelersburg’s 4×200 team of Libby Miller, Alyssa Dingus, Lani Irwin, and Lauren Jolly qualified for Saturday’s Division III finals with a time of 1:46.75. Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Green senior Zach Huffman qualified for Saturday’s finals of the Division III 300 meter hurdles with a time of 40.44 seconds.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2019/05/web1_IMG_9900.jpgGreen senior Zach Huffman qualified for Saturday’s finals of the Division III 300 meter hurdles with a time of 40.44 seconds. Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Valley junior Jacob Brickey finished seventh in the Division III boys’ shot put event at the State Track and Field meet Friday.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2019/05/web1_IMG_0074.jpgValley junior Jacob Brickey finished seventh in the Division III boys’ shot put event at the State Track and Field meet Friday. Jacob Smith | Daily Times

Northwest’s 4×800 team of Chase McClay, Gabe Morrell, Landen Smith, and Josh Shope finished seventh in the 4×800 race at Friday’s Division II State Track and Field meet.
https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2019/05/web1_IMG_0056.jpgNorthwest’s 4×800 team of Chase McClay, Gabe Morrell, Landen Smith, and Josh Shope finished seventh in the 4×800 race at Friday’s Division II State Track and Field meet. Jacob Smith | Daily Times

By Derrick Webb

dwebb@aimmediamidwest.com

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