Madison’s Baker headed to state after breaking school record in shot put

Kami Baker didn’t just qualify for the state meeting. Madison made a name for herself in the history of senior programs.

Buck finished third in the regional Division I Amest shot put competition on Wednesday afternoon with a school record of 39 feet, 11.5 inches. He will be participating in my divisional AI competition next week at Hilliard Derby High School.

The finals in a handful of field events and the boys and girls 4×800 relay were on Wednesday, along with the preliminary of other ongoing events. The rest of the state berthing will be determined on Friday.

The four finalists from each event qualify for the state meeting.

The Lexington girl and the Ashland boys secured the state 4×800 relay spot.

Lily Weeks’ Haley Hamilton, Joanna Halifield, Chris Hunter and Lakes Square finished second in 9 minutes 19.6 seconds, the best of the season. Dylan Hickey’s Ashland Square, Luca Will, Grant Vance and Josh Howley are in third place with 7: 54.19.

The action resumes in Amherst on Friday with the finals of the rest of the field events on Friday at 2.30 pm. The finals of the ongoing events will begin at 5 pm.

Section III
Colonel Crawford’s Liv Crasso, Mapleton’s Javin McQuatt and Crestview’s men’s 4×800 relay team won regional titles Wednesday afternoon to meet next week in Northwest Division III.

Cresso jumped 5-6.25 to claim the Tiffin Regional Girls High Jump title. McQueet won the men’s pole vault competition at the Perry Regional Masillon, clearing 14 feet. The Crestview Quarter of Evan Gibbs, Gabe Semedley, Tommy O’Neill and Ross Kuhn ripped the tape at 8: 04.94 in the Chilicoth regional area.

The division resumed its third regional Friday.

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