Archbold Track Team Wins District Championship
Archbold’s Gobrogge, Pettisville’s Frey Named "Best of the Best"
The Archbold boys and girls track teams won Division III district championships at Ayersville, Saturday, May 24.
The girls team won seven events and captured the district title with 103.5 points. PH was second with 76.5.
The boys team won three events and totalled 87.5 points for the title. Tinora was second with 71.5.
Autumn Lantz captured the 100, 200, and was on the winning 4×100 team with Ashlie Horst, Katherine Moody, and Rahel Frei.
Katrina Gobrogge won the 800 and was on the winning 4×800 team with Trisha King, Nikki Rupp, and Laura Bowman.
King also won the 1600 and 3200.
The top four finishers in each event advance to the regional at Tiffin. Also advancing to next week’s regional on the girls team and their finishes at district:
Haley Nemcik, 2nd-100 hurdles
4×200 (Horst, Frei, Melinda Sauder, Lantz), 3rd
4×400 (Nemcik, Rupp, Deena Cowell, Gobrogge), 4th
Cowell, 3rd-Pole Vault
The 4×100 and 4×200 team of Jacob Fidler, Nate Hammersmith, Breon Price, and Garrett Waidelich won district titles.
Hammersmith also won the 200.
Also advancing to the regional:
Garrett Waidelich, 2nd-100 and 200
Michael Volkman, 2nd-800
4×400 (Hammersmith, Colin Shannon, Fidler, Volkman), 3rd
4×800 (Shannon, Noah Keefer, Brian Grime, Volkman), 4th
Shannon, 2nd-High Jump
Haley Nofziger won the long jump and was second in the 300 hurdles.
Also advancing to regional:
Brady Avina, 2nd-400
Stephanie Yoder, 2nd-Pole Vault
4×800 (Rachel Beck, Chelsea Schmucker, Tessa Yoder, Avina), 3rd
Alex Frey, 3rd-1600 and 3200
Austin Borton, 4th-1600.–Posted 5.24, 10:45 p.m.
4×800 (Borton, Lincoln Frey, Christ Matthews, A. Frey), 2nd