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Norwalk, Monroeville fare well at state middle school track

By Norwalk Reflector staff • Updated May 23, 2018 at 2:41 AM

DUBLIN — Norwalk Middle School and Monroeville Middle School each had a group of kids competing in the Ohio Middle School state track and field championships held on Sunday at Dublin Scioto High School.

For Norwalk, the boys 4x800 relay team of Kyler Kromer, Carson Bauman, Brenden Cain, Xavier Sweet placed first in the Division I bracket with a time of 9:41.29.

The NMS girls 4x800 relay team of Joscey Thomas, Shyanne Moser, Kylie Moser and Lana Oglesby placed third in the Div. I bracket. They ran a time of 11:08.24.

Also for the Truckers, Carson Bauman finished runners-up in the pole vault in Div. I with a best effort of 9-feet-6. The 4x100 boys relay of Bauman, Brennen Cain, Jessie Harris and Mason Hainline placed fifth (52.11) in its Div. I bracket.

Harris and Hainline each competed in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes, with Harris clocked at 13.22 seconds (11th) and Hainline (13.47). It was Hainline qualifying for the finals in the 200, where he placed in the top eight with his time of 26.28. Harris clocked at 29.39 in the prelims (13th).

Meanwhile, Monroeville's Graisyn Yoder won the long jump in her Div. III bracket as her effort of 13-feet-8.25 inches won the title. Delaney Giles placed second in the Div. III bracket of the 100 high hurdles in a time of 17.55 seconds.

Also for the Eagles, Stacey Legg was third in her bracket of the 100 dash (14.02), as was Melana Happeman in the high jump (4-feet-6).

The Eagles' 4x100 relay team of Legg, Grace Cantanse, Yoder and Giles placed fifth (56.32), while the 4x200 relay team of Legg, Cantanse, Appeman and Alayna Hohler placed sixth (2:02.37).

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