Panther track wins dual with Xenia


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



Deyona Branshaw (left) receives the baton from Kaitlyn Taylor in the 4 x 100-meter relay for Miami Trace in a meet with Xenia April 14, 2016. Along with Laralyn LeBeau and Alexis Smith, Miami Trace won the relay in a time of 57.6.


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Blake Pittser competes in the 3200-meter run for Miami Trace during a dual meet against Xenia Thursday, April 14, 2016. At left, the official indictaes how many laps he has remaining. Pittser won both the 3200 and 1600-meter events at this meet. He was also a member of the winning 4 x 800-meter relay team (along with Jake Atwood, August Langley and Jothem Lewis.


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The Miami Trace High School track teams hosted Xenia High School for a dual meet on Thursday, April 14.

Miami Trace won the boys’ meet, 69-66 and also the girls’ meet, 78-57.

The Lady Panthers took first place in 12 events.

The Panthers placed first in seven events.

On the girls’ side, Miami Trace won the 4 x 800-meter relay in a time of 12:54. That team was comprised of Tori Evans, Julia Barrett, Anna Pfeifer and Gwen Donato.

Evans also won the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:26.

Barrett won the 3200-meter run, turning in a time of 15:33.

Macy Creamer won the 100-meter hurdles in 18.5.

The relay team of LeBeau, Morgan Miller, Macey Stires and Alexis Smith won the 4 x 200-meter event in a time of 2:05.6.

Kaitlyn Taylor, Deyona Branshaw, LeBeau and Smith won the 4 x 100-meter relay in a time of 57.6.

Miller, Pfeifer, Stires and LeBeau made it a sweep in the relays by winning the 4 x 400-meter event in 5:03.

Tori Morrison won the pole vault, going over the bar at 6’ 6”. She also won the high jump, clearing 5’ 0”.

LeBeau won the long jump with a leap of 13’ 10”.

Katie Seyfang won both throwing events.

She won the shot put, covering a distance of 34’ 0”. In the discus throw, Seyfang acheived a distance of 88’ 8”.

Miami Trace did not contest the 400-meter dash or the 300-meter hurdles.

Abby Riley placed second in the 100-meter hurdles in 19.6.

Donato was second in the 800-meter run in 3:41. Elizabeth Kratzer was third in the 800 in 3:42. Kratzer also place third in the pole vault at 5’ 0”.

Stires placed second in the high jump at 4’ 6”.

Creamer took a second place in the long jump at 13’ 5 1/2”.

Gretchen Ivers was third in the discus throw with a distance of 66’ 11”.

In the 100-meter dash, Olivia Flerchinger ran a time of 14.0. Branshaw clocked a time of 15.3.

Flerchinger placed third in the high jump at 4’ 4”.

Ivers recorded a time of 34.2 in the 200-meter dash.

In the shot put, Ivers had a throw of 25’ 0”; Chole Conklin, 24’ 7”, Sierra Stout, 23’ 4” and Taylor Edwards, 19’ 7”.

In the discus throw, Stout threw 58’ 6”; Conklin, 55’ 3” and Edwards, 45’ 5”.

In the high jump, Riley cleared 4’ 0”.

For the Miami Trace boys team, Blake Pittser won the 3200-meter run in a time of 10:44. Pittser also won the 1600-meter run in 4:52.

Pittser teamed with Jake Atwood, August Langley and Jothem Lewis to win the 4 x 800-meter relay in 10:09.

Justin Reed won the 110-meter hurdles in 18.8.

Atwood won the 800-meter run in 2:25.

Wyatt Cory won the pole vault, clearing 9’ 0”.

Wes Seyfang won the discus throw at 119’ 3”. Seyfang was second in the shot put at 40’ 6”.

Lewis placed second in the 1600-meter run in 5:29. Atwood was third in 5:30.

Lewis was third in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:31.

Noah Wiseman was second in the 200-meter dash in 24.0. Devin Bainter placed third in the 200-meter dash in 24.6. Bainter placed third in the 100-meter dash in 12.1.

Langley took a second place in the 3200-meter run in 13:07.

In the pole vault, Justin Jones was second at 8’ 6”; Hunter Howard was third at 7’ 6”.

Wiseman was second in the high jump at 5’ 2”; Cory placed third at 5’ 0”.

Bainter placed third in the long jump at 17’ 3 1/2”.

Will Phillips placed third in the shot put at 39’ 3”.

Also in the shot put: Brad Mossbarger, 38’ 1”; Colin Wolffe, 37’ 8”; Cole Karnes, 33’ 6”; Ryan Foster, 29’ 1”; Christian Stults, 28’ 11”; Cole Howland, 27’ 5”.

Also in the discus throw: Karnes, 84’ 6”; Stults, 83’ 0”; Foster, 80’ 4”; Howland, 65’ 0”.

Also in the long jump: Corey Olley, 16’ 11”; Canon Quimby, 13’ 0”; Stults, 12’ 10”.

Also in the 4 x 100-meter relay: Gabe Seyfang, Colton Sword, Jones and Howard, 52.7: Wolffe, Karnes, Mossbarger, Phillips, 1:02.

Deyona Branshaw (left) receives the baton from Kaitlyn Taylor in the 4 x 100-meter relay for Miami Trace in a meet with Xenia April 14, 2016. Along with Laralyn LeBeau and Alexis Smith, Miami Trace won the relay in a time of 57.6.
http://recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_MTgirlsrelayhandoff41416Xenia.jpgDeyona Branshaw (left) receives the baton from Kaitlyn Taylor in the 4 x 100-meter relay for Miami Trace in a meet with Xenia April 14, 2016. Along with Laralyn LeBeau and Alexis Smith, Miami Trace won the relay in a time of 57.6. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

Blake Pittser competes in the 3200-meter run for Miami Trace during a dual meet against Xenia Thursday, April 14, 2016. At left, the official indictaes how many laps he has remaining. Pittser won both the 3200 and 1600-meter events at this meet. He was also a member of the winning 4 x 800-meter relay team (along with Jake Atwood, August Langley and Jothem Lewis.
http://recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_BlakePittserMTtrackvXenia.jpgBlake Pittser competes in the 3200-meter run for Miami Trace during a dual meet against Xenia Thursday, April 14, 2016. At left, the official indictaes how many laps he has remaining. Pittser won both the 3200 and 1600-meter events at this meet. He was also a member of the winning 4 x 800-meter relay team (along with Jake Atwood, August Langley and Jothem Lewis. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

By Chris Hoppes

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Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

Reach Chris Hoppes at 740-335-3611, ext. 1104, or on Twitter @choppes1ch

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