The Kentucky High School Indoor Season opened up on Saturday, well at least unofficially. Four athletes running as Northern Kentucky Track Club ventured to Ohio Northern University for the Western Ohio Officials Invitational. (Pictured: Campbell County junior Robbie Scharold)
Western Ohio Invitational: 800/1600 Wins for Scharold 2:00/4:38 and Siefert 2:40/5:45 Jan 04, 2009
Western Ohio Officials Recap Jan 04, 2009
Erik Kynard soars to a leap of 7'2.5" in the high jump to set the current US #1 mark in that event, and besting the rest of the US by over six inches. (Photo by Mike Fernandez) The opening meet of the 2009 Ohio High School Track and Field Season opened up with two very impressive performances in the field events. Senior Erik Kynard (Rogers) recorded a US-leading high jump of 7'2.5", adding to his field house record from last year by an inch. In the Weight Throw, junior Justin Welch (Eastwood) threw the US #2 mark in the 25lbs. Weight Throw with a heave of 70'11.75".