Several Archbold Middle School track & field athletes journeyed to Dublin, Ohio, Sunday, May 26 to compete in the Middle School State Track Championships.
The day started with the Division 2 boys.
Logan Garrow set the tone early with Archbold’s first state championship in the 1600-meter run, finishing in 4:45.54.
Garrow finished second in the 800 in 2:11.72.
Jack Fisher tied for third place in the high jump with a jump of 5-7.
In Division 3 action, Macey Rupp placed third in the high jump with a jump of 5-1, while Emily Roth placed seventh in the long jump with a jump of 14-1. 1/4.
Delanie Driver placed fourth in the girls 100 in 13.16 seconds.
The girls 4×100-meter relay team of Emie Peterson, Emily Roth, Julia Lambert and Driver won a state title of its own and set a state record with a time of 52.42, beating the old mark of 54.26.
The same quartet took to the track once more for the 4×200. Once again they stood atop the podium with another state-record time of 1:51.10, beating the old mark of 1:55.80.
Alexa Leppelmeier, a Pettisville eighth grader, won the Division 3 1600-meter run state championship in 5:29.33.
She finished second in the 800.