David Amstutz of Ashland High School won the state championship in the Shot Put event.
The OATCCC Indoor State Championship was held in Akron on Saturday, March 4th and it brought Ohio's best track and field athletes to the Stile Athletics Field House on the campus of the University of Akron.
Below is a sample of some of the impressive performances that were demonstrated in the Boys D1 Field Events.
In the Weight Throw event, Medina High School's Jacob Wickey lived up to his reputation as the best in the country, as he set a new U.S. #1 for the 2017 season with his 78-07.00 winning effort. Wickey, who will compete for Kent State University next year, was followed by Brent Fairbanks of Austintown Fitch High School. Fairbanks secured 2nd place in the Weight Throw competition with his impressive 73-09.00 result.
Jacob Wickey won the Weight Throw state championship with his throw of 78-07.00.
Jacob Wickey of Medina High School is the top ranked Weight Throw athlete in the country.
Austintown Fitch's Brent Fairbanks finished 2nd in the Weight Throw event with his 73-09.00.
Matt Peare of Hoover High School claimed the state title in the Pole Vault event with his 16-00.00 result. Peare has a previous vault this season of 17-0.25 which ranks him 1st in Ohio and 4th nationally.
Hoover's Matt Peare won the Pole Vault state title with his 16-00.00 result.
Matt Peare is the top ranked Pole Vault athlete in Ohio and he also holds the U.S. #4 spot.
Ashland High School's David Amstutz captured the Shot Put win with his throw of 58-06.00. Amstutz has a previous result from this season of 61-4.5 which ranks him 1st in the state and 11th in the U.S.
Ashland High School's David Amstutz is the 2017 D1 indoor state champion in the Shot Put.
Congratulations to all of the boys field athletes who participated in the state championship meet; there were many memorable throwing and jumping performances observed.
Complete results can be viewed here: