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Archbold's Gobrogge, Pettisville's Frey Named "Best of the Best"



Named "Best of the Best" at the Div. III district track meet were Archbold’s Katrina Gobrogge and Pettisville’s Alex Frey (with their coaches, John Downey, left, and Tom Wagner, third from left). Also receiving the award was Ayersville’s Demetrius Trapps. Click on the Big Blue Button to see and buy more photos from the district track meet.–photo by Mary Huber


  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:

   Horst, 4th-100

   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

   Price, 4th-100

   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

4×800: Trisha King, Nikki Rupp, Laura Bowman, Katrina Gobrogge, from left. King also won the 1600 and 3200; Gobrogge won the 800.

4×100: Ashlie Horst, Katherine Moody, Rahel Frei, Autumn Lantz, from left. Lantz also won the 100 and 200.

4×100 and 4×200: Garrett Waidelich, Breon Price, Nate Hammersmith, Jacob Fidler, from left. Hammersmith also won the 200.


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