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Warrior boys track places NBC sixth; Tranter grabs hurdle title

FPS staff report

Carrollton High School boys track
Warriors senior Dakota Maple placed third at the NBC champships last Friday in the discus.

The eight schools from the Northeastern Buckeye Conference met last Friday afternoon at Marlington High School for the annual NBC boys Track and Field Championships.

Carrollton placed sixth out of the eight teams with 64 points.

The Warriors had one first place finisher, junior Lynk Tranter in the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.96.

Tranter also earned a second in the long jump with a jump of 20’6.5” and a third in the high jump with a  leap of  6-feet even.

“We had some good individual performances,” said head coach Larry Cogan. “We are now looking forward to the district meet.”

Placing third for the Warriors were Noah Stertzbach in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.91 and Tyler Dodd in the shot put with a throw of 48’2”.

Senior Dakota Maple finished third in the discus with a throw of 155’1”.

In most league meets his throw would have been a winning throw, but not in the NBC.

Defending Division II state champion Anthony Shivers from Salem ended with a throw of 185’10” and Marlington’s Anthony Wilks placed second with a throw of 177’ 7”.

Austin Keefer had a good day and placed fourth in the long jump with a jump of 19’4.5” and the 3,200-meter relay team of Keefer, Stertzbach, Austin Wolford and John Brown also placed fourth with a time of 14.96.

Wolford was also fifth in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 10:36 and seventh in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:43.

Zach Fuhrer was seventh in the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.74.

Placing eighth were Dodd in the discus with a throw of 130’9” and Jacob Casto in the shot put with a throw of 44-feet even.

In dual meet action last week, the Warriors ended their season with a 74-54 loss at Louisville.

Placing first were Tranter in the 110 hurdles with a time of 15.3 and the long jump with a jump of 20’ 6.5”, Dodd in the shot with a throw of 48’1”, Maple in the discus with a throw of 149’5” and the 1,600-meter relay team of Keefer, Brown, Fuhrer and Wolford with a  time of 3:53.

Placing second were Austin Bentley in the shot with a throw of 45’6”, Dodd in the discus with a throw of 146’6”, Wolford in the 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs with times of 4:42 and 10:29, Fuhrer in the 300 hurdles with a time of 46.3, Brown in the 800 with a time of 2:08, Stertzbach in the 200 with a time of 24.2 and Tranter in the high jump with a jump of 6-feet even.

Placing third were Fuhrer in the 110 hurdles with a time of 18.5, Tranter in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.0, Keefer in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.3 and the long jump with a jump of 18’4.5” and Casto in the shot with a throw of 45’ 2”.

The Warriors will begin their run for state Thursday and Saturday at the West Holmes Division II district meet. The regional meet will be held next week at Athens.

FINAL NBC STANDINGS
1. Salem 124, 2. West Branch 118, 3. Marlington 97, 4. Louisville 85, 5. Canton South 70, 6. Carrollton 64, 7. Minerva 34, 8. Alliance 26.


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