FPS staff reports
April 12, 2011
Carrollton seniors Jacob Husted and Rob Smith each recorded three first place finishes in helping the Carrollton boys track team to a 73-55 win over host Canton South last Tuesday night.
The Warriors also placed fourth at the New Philadelphia Mini-Relays last Thursday and last Saturday they placed first at the West Holmes Invitational with 88 points.
“I think the student athletes are starting to believe that they have a pretty good team,” said head coach Larry Cogan. “They keep pushing each other in practice, and making each other a better competitor, just not physically, but mentally.”
Against South, Husted won the 3,200 and 1,600-meter runs with times of 11:04 and 5:04. He was also a member of the winning 3,200-meter relay team of Noah Stertzbach, Joey Harter and Smith that placed first with a time of 9:31.
Also placing first against the Wildcats were Seth Dolvin in the shot put with a throw of 45-feet, Smith in the 400-meter run with a time of 55.5, Hunter Hickman in the 300 hurdles with a time of 43.2, Harter in the 800 with a time of 2:10.5, Mirko Dobrijevic in the high jump with a jump of 5’ 8” and the 1,600-meter relay team of Brian Myer, Harter, Branden Burrier and Smith.
Placing second were Hickman in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.2, Burrier in the 100 and 200-meter dashes with times of 11.3 and 23.5, Harter in the 1,600 with a time of 5.08, Stertzbach in the 800 with a time of 2:13, Lynk Tranter in the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.7 and Dakota Maple in the discus with a throw of 113’ 4”.
Placing third were Bryant Harris in the 100 and 200 with times of 11.7 and 24.7, Allan Jacobson in the 800 and 1,600 with times of 2:22 and 5;09, Austin Wolford in the 3,200 with a time of 11:33, Tranter in the high jump with a jump of 5’4” and Brian Myer in the long jump with a jump of 17’ 1.5”.
At New Philadelphia, the Warriors had three first place teams.
The 6,400-meter relay team of Harter, Husted, Stertzbach and Jacobson combined for a time of 20:20.7, the shot put team of Dolvin, Kyle Barcus and Maple combined for a distance of 122’ 4.5” and the 1,600-meter relay team of Burrier, Myer, Tranter and Smith (No time reported).
Placing second were the 400-meter relay team of Harris, Burrier, Tranter and Dan Irwin with a time of 46.3 and the discus team of Barcus, Maple and Luke Baker with a distance of 313’ 5”.
Placing third was the distance medley team of Myer, Smith, Harter and Husted with a time of 8:30.7 and the sprint medley team of Harris, Tom McIntire, Stertzbach and Irwin with a time of 1:44.1.
New Philadelphia won the team title with 76 points. Massillon was second with 74 and Canton Central Catholic third with 71.
At West Holmes, Burrier won the 100 with a time of 11:55, while Maple was first in the discus with his best throw of the season of 139’9”. His throw earned him the Most Valuable Field Events plaque.
Myer won the long jump with a jump of 19’ 5.75”.
Placing second was the 3,200-meter relay team of Smith Harter, Husted and Stertzbach with a time of 8:44, and Dolvin in the shot put with a throw of 45’ 9.5”.
Placing third were Smith in the 400 and 800-meter runs with times of 53:33 and 2:09.5. Smith was also part of the 1,600-meter relay team of Burrier, Irwin and Myer that placed fourth (No time reported).
Also placing fourth were Burrier in the 200 with a time of 23.4, Hickman in the 110 hurdles with a time of 16.75 and Irwin in the 1,600 with a time of 4:55.9.
The Warriors were to host Louisville Tuesday. Saturday they will take part in the Ed Lidderdale Invitational at Sandy Valley High School.
Next week, the Warriors will be at West Branch on Tuesday and take part in the Gundy Invitational Saturday at New Philadelphia.