After placing among the top four in their events at this year’s Southwest District Division III Championship Meet at New Richmond, there were some student/athletes of high schools in Brown County to earn a berth in the Region 12 Track & Field Championship Meet at Troy High School held May 23-25.
Georgetown senior Logan Doss was just one spot shy of qualifying for the OHSAA State Track & Field Championship Meet in the long jump event, placing fifth in the regional championships with a longest jump of 20-06.75, less than an inch behind the fourth place finisher and state qualifier, sophomore Brad Korte of Lincolnview who had a longest jump of 20-07.25.
The Georgetown girls 4×800 meter relay team consisting of sophomore Allyson McHenry, sophomore Madison Moore, senior Desiree Carter, and junior Laura Wood ran for a 16th place finish at this year’s Troy Regional Meet, posting a time of 12:24.19.
The Georgetown Lady G-Men 4×400 meter relay team made up of McHenry, Carter, sophomore Hailey Gregory, and sophomore Hannah Gregory placed 14th in the regional preliminaries with a time of 4:35.09 but failed to qualify for the finals.
The Georgetown G-Men 4×800 boys relay team made up of junior Emerson Cahall, freshman Joshua Galley, junior Tanner Ellis, and junior Finn Tomlin finished 14th at the Troy Regional Meet with a time of 8:45.46.
The same crew of G-Men relay runners competed in the 4×400 meter relay race, placing 14th in the preliminaries with a time of 3:48.53 but failing to qualify for the regional finals.
Galley also competed at the regional championships in the high jump, placing 11th overall by topping the bar at 5-08.
Tomlin also competed at the regional meet in the 400 meter dash, placing 10th in the race preliminaries with a time of 52.78 but not qualifying for the finals.
Ellis competed in the 800 meter run, placing 10th overall with a time of 2:01.91.
Ripley-Union-Lewis-Huntington High School sophomore T.K. Whaley competed in the Region 12 Championship Meet in the 110 meter hurdle race, placing 12th in the preliminaries with a time of 17.97 and shy of qualifying for the regional finals in the event.
Also competed in the 110 meter hurdle race at Troy was Fayetteville-Perry senior Jacob Bailey, who placed 14th in the preliminaries with a time of 19.69 but did not qualify for the finals.