Ohio does not officially run the 2,000m Steeplechase, but it is a very demanding event. Beavercreek Jr. Ben Ewert ran an impresive 6:07.32 in winning at the Eastern Relays. Ewert's time is US #2! (photo April Brooks)
Week six in the Ohio Outdoor season saw some some big changes in the Leaderboards with some outstanding performances. With Districts now three weeks out and many conference championshis over the next two weeks, watch for more changes.
On the boy's side of the State Leadeboard, there were four changes:
- Sylvania Southview Sr. Frank Hayes moved to the top of the 800 meter rankings with a 1:54.42. Hayes is the defending D1 State 800m champion.
- In the 3,200, the entire Top Ten changed as 9 runners ran 9:15 or better, including Watkins Memorial Sr. Andrew Jordan and Hudson Sr. Gavin Gaynor who ran US #1 & 2 8:46.72 and 8:50.59.
- The St. Ignatius boy's ran a 7:48.09 in the 4x800. Luke Wagner (1:58.01), Tom Sullivan (1:58.27), Mike Huber (1:56.85), Colin Kruchan (1:54.96).
- Napoleon Jr. Sam Meece sialed the discus close to the 200, throwing a 197-3.