Three Continental High Track and Field participants advanced out to the DIII Ayersville District. Leading the way for the Pirates was Junior Rhaegan Marshall who place 1st in the Girls Long Jump with a jump of 17’4.25″. Junior Jonathon Etter advanced in the Boys Pole Vault by placing second with a height of 12″0, the winning vault was also 12’0″. Freshman Makenzie Shock took fourth Girls 300M Hurdles with a time of 17.57. Picking up points for the Girls on Saturday were Shock in the 300M hurdles, 6th place and Shock, Senior Jensen Prowant, Freshman Morgan Dockery, and Junior Destiny Pier. On Thursday Dockery finished 7th in the Pole Vault. Picking up points for the Pirates on Saturday were Sophomore Elijah Miler 8th in the 800 Meters and Etter 5th in the 110M Hurdles. Freshman Brady Thomsen placed 8th in the Shot Put on Thursday.
Kalida was the winner of the Girls portion of the meet with 116.5 points, Tinora was second with 82, Continental ended up 11th with 22 pointes. On the Boys side Tinora ran away with the team title with 134 points while host Ayersville was second with 70 points, Continental was 14 with 13 points. Shock, Marshall, and Etter advance to the DIII Fostoria Regional with Prelmin being held on Wednesday May 24 with running events starting at 5:30 pm. On Friday May 26 Field events start at 4:00 pm and running finals 5:30 pm.
100M Hurdles Makenzie Shock 4th
300M Hurdles Makenzie Shock 6th
4x100M Relay Makenzie Shock, Jensen Prowant, Morgan Dockery, Destiny Pier 7th
Long Jump Rhaegan Marshall 1st
Pole Vault Morgan Dockery 7th
Kalida 116.5, Wayne Trace 112, Tinora 82, Ottoville 61, Montpelier 54, Fairview 51, Ayersville 47.5, Edgerton 35, Stryker 26, Hicksville 23, Continental 22, Antwerp 16, Edon 9, Fort Jennings 7
800 Meters Elijah Miler 8th
110 M Hurdles Jonathon Etter 6th
Pole Vault Jonathon Etter 2nd
Shot Put Brady Thomsen 8th
Tinora 134, Ayersville 70, Wayne Trace 67, Ottoville 61, Edgerton 60.5, Kalida 50, Fairview 37, Antwerp 31, Montpelier 30, Hicksville 26, Edon 23, Paulding 18.5, North Central 15, Continental 13, Stryker 12, Fort Jennings 11
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter