Norwalk boys win district title, Sandusky takes 2nd

The Norwalk boys track and field team won the team title by 23 points over runner-up Sandusky at the Division I district tournament meet at Tiffin Columbian Friday.
Fandy.com Staff
May 24, 2014

 

The Truckers scored enough points to outdistance Northern Ohio League foe Sandusky’s 90, which it also beat out last weekend at the NOL championships — also held in Tiffin.
 
For Norwalk, Jordan Johnson in the 100 at 11.27; Jared Lee 800 (1:56.06); Caden Foos 1600 (4:25.62) and Quentin Howell 3200 (9:37.46) each finished first.

Finishing second were Luke Landis in the 3200 at 9:39.30; the 400 relay team of Breck Turner, James Wohlers, Sampson Slack and Johnson (44.13) and 1600 relay team of Lee, Foos, Slack and Jacob Hemenway 1600 relay (3:23.82).

Placing third were Johnson in the 200 at 22.88 and Jonathan Suter 110 hurdles at 15.71, while taking fourth place included Hemenway in the 400 at 51.50 and Turner, Hemenway, Slack and Johnson 800 relay (1:30.80).

For the Sandusky boys, the 4x200 relay team of A.J. Gamblin, Ben Fuller, Davion Fisher and Jason Miller took first place in 1:29.35. The Blue Streaks also took first in the 4x400, as Fisher, Fuller, Miller and Gene Porter finished in 3:20.21.

Porter also added a second place finish in the 400 in 50 seconds, while Fisher was right behind him in third in 51 seconds. Chance Ehrnsberger took second in the discus (153-feet-11), and Miller was fourth in the high jump (six feet).

In girls action Friday, Perkins finished in fourth place with 56 points, while Sandusky and Norwalk tied for eighth. Leading the Pirates Friday night was Mikaela Caponi, who took second in the long jump with an effort of 17-feet-4.25.    For Sandusky, the 4x400 relay team of Gustania Walls, Erin Sherman, Erica Sherman and Taylor Hill won in a time of 4:01.73. Dorresha Green took second in the 100 (13.02), while Daviona Charlton was third in the shot put (35-feet-5).

The 4x100 relay team of Hill, Naciere Webb and both Shermans also took third in 50.89, while the 4x200 team of Green, Hill and the Shermans also took third in 1:46.42.

For Norwalk, Sydnie Fetherolf won the 800 at 2:17.40 and 1600 5:06.67.

The top four finishers in each advance to the regional tournament in Amherst next week.