FPS staff report
April 15, 2013
|Junior Lynk Tranter clear the high bar in their meet last Tuesday with Minerva.
Led by senior Austin Wolford and junior Lynk Tranter, the Carrollton boys track team defeated visiting Minerva last Tuesday evening 80-48 at Community Field.
The win evened the Warriors dual meet record at 1-1.
“The key was the shot and discus where we swept all three places in each event,” said head coach Larry Cogan.
Wolford won the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs with times of 5:01 and 11:24. He was also a member of the 3,200-meter relay team of Joey Knipp, Austin Keefer and John Brown that placed first with a time of 9:06.
Tranter took the long jump with a jump of 19’4.5”, high jump with a leap of 6-feet even, the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.7 and the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.1.
Also placing first for the Warriors were A. J. Vance in the 300 hurdles with a time of 46.6, Tyler Dodd in the shot put with a throw of 46’ 1.5”; Dakota Maple in the discus with a throw of 134’ 0.5” and the 1,600-meter relay team of Brown, Daniel Leary, Keefer, Noah Stertzbach with a time of 3:51.
Placing second were Zach Fuhrer in the 110 hurdles with a time of 18.6; Keefer in the 400-meter dash with a time of 56.3 and 800-meter run with a time of 2:29; Justin Johnson in the shot put with a throw of 41’8”; Knipp in the 3,200 with a time of 11:26; and Dodd in the discus with a throw of 127’ 7”.
Placing third were Avery Wilson in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.94 and the 800 with a time of 2:30; Brown in the 1,600 with a time 5:19; Leary in the 400 with a time of 1:01; Fuhrer in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.3; Maple in the shot with a throw of 41’1.5” and Richard Anderson in the discus with a throw of 106’11.5”.
Last Thursday, the Warriors took part in the New Philadelphia Mini Relays at Woody Hays Quaker Stadium.
Carrollton finished sixth out of eight teams.
The Warriors’ only first place finish was the shot put team of Maple, Dodd and Johnson that had a combined distance of 129’9.5”.
Placing second was the high jump team of Leary, Jimmy O’Donnell and Fuhrer with a total of 10’6”.
Placing fourth were the long jump team of Keefer, Wilson and Leary had a combined distance of 55’1” and the discus team of Maple, Dodd and Anderson with a distance of 337’ 5”.
Placing fifth was the 4x1600-meter relay team of Keefer, Wolford, Knipp and Brown with a time of 20:36; the 400-meter relay team of Wilson, Dodd, Leary and Johnson with a time of 48.4; and the distance medley team of Stertzbach, Keefer, Brown and Wolford with a time of 8:27.
Placing sixth was the sprint medley team of Patrick, Adam Kurtz, Cameron Haught and Collin Miller with a time of 1:58 and the 1,600-meter relay team of Keefer, Wolford, Stertzbach and Brown with a time of 3:49.
Last Saturday, the Warriors participated in the Knights Invitational at West Holmes High School where they placed 11th out of 16 teams with 28 points.
Maple took the discus with a throw of 147-feet even to win the event.
Placing second was Dodd in the shot with a throw of 45’1.3/4”.
Placing fourth were the 400-meter relay team of Wilson, Dodd, Bryce Mohn and Johnson with a time of 49.89. Dodd was also fourth in the discus with a throw of 135’2”.
Placing fifth was Johnson in the shot put with a throw of 43’ 6.5”.