Stiver's School for the Arts Tyler Johnson had an incredible 2016, establishing himself as one of Ohio's All-Time best sprinters He was undefeated in Ohio indoors in the 60m and outdoors in the 400m. Indoors he won the OATCCC D2/3 60m with a time of 6.78, defended his title in the 400, in a US #14, 48.08 and was 2nd in the 200 with a 22.34. He was 22nd in the NBNI 60m with a 7.02.
Outdoors, he was just as good, as he ran undefeated in the 400m. He was 2nd in the OHSAA D2 100m with a 10.78, 1st in the 200 with a 21.55 and defended his 400 title with a 46.61. One week later, in 90+ degree weather at the Midwest Meet of Champions, he won the 100 in 10.72, set a new meet record, US #5, 46.19 in the 400 and finished 8th in the 200 (22.62). His 46.19 400 is an Ohio All-Time #2 behind Dayton Dunbar's Chris Nellom's 1990 45.36. Johnson, did not run post season.
Watkins Memorial's Andrew Jordan capped off his outstanding 2016 T&F seasons by winning the Brooks PR Two-Mile in 8:50.12, solidifying his elite status as one of Ohio's All-Time bests in the distance races. His winning time ranked him US #1 in the Two-Mile in 2016 and was an Ohio #2 All-Time. Jordan also won the OHSAA D1 3,200 establishing new Division 1, State Meet and Owens Stadium records with an 8:54.96. Earlier in the year at the Eastern Relays he ran an OH #2 and 2016 US #2 3,200 with a time of 8:46.72.
Indoors, he was just as good in winning the 3,200 at the MileSplit Scholastic Showcase with a time of 8:54.82 and defending his OATCCC D1 3,200 title, running a 9:03.68. His 8:54.82 was a 2016 US #2, US #5 All-Time and OH #1 All-Time indoors.