State Track & Field Results


A total of 19 athletes represented the CHL at the state track & field championships in Columbus.  The two day meet was on Friday & Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the campus of Ohio State.  In the sprint events and relays, the top nine make it to the finals.  The top eight in each event will make it to the podium for a medal.  Here is the results for the CHL athletes:
Division III
Girls 800 Run Finals - Senior Tess Mitchell (Madeira) finished 15th.

Division II Girls
High Jump Finals - Junior Marin Valentine (Mariemont) finished 11th with a jump of 5'.
1600 Run Finals - Tiffany Chen (Wyoming) made the state meet as one of two fastest regional runners that did not make top four in the region.  She made the most of her "second chance" as the sophomore ran a PR time of 5:09.88 to finished on the podium in 8th place.  Sophomore Ashleigh Prugh (Indian Hill) finished right behind Chen in 9th place.

300 Hurdles Finals - Ellie Podojil (Indian Hill) qualified 5th for the finals but ended the highest place finisher of the league athletes.  The sophomore finished 4th with a school record time of 44.06

Division II Boys

Long Jump Finals - Senior Mykal Bright (Indian Hill) had a podium finished of 5th place with a best jump of 21'6.25.  Bright, a senior, finished 12th last year .
4 x 800 Relay Finals - 10. Indian Hill (senior Johnny Giroux, junior Ben Bayless, junior Nolan Heffernan, senior West Gardner), 14. Madeira (sophomore Dylan Whitson, senior Chet Dobson, sophomore Ben Ramos, sophomore Diego Arredondo)
100 Dash Prelims - Junior
Dimetrius Baylor (Indian Hill) was 14th.
300 Hurdles Prelims - Mykal Bright finished 10th &  junior Jonah Dill (Mariemont) was 16th.

100 Dash Finals - Junior Don'nek Patterson (Reading) made it to the podium in 6th place in a photo finish. Patterson's time is listed as 11.00. His actual time was 10.999, 002 behind 5th place.  It was a PR and is the fastest FAT time ever for a Reading athlete.
1600 Run Finals - Sophomore Chase Grauel (Taylor) finished in 10th but he did break the school record with a 4:25.97.
  Senior Jack Schwartz (Wyoming) was 16th.
800 Run Finals - West Gardner (Indian Hill) was 10th with a PR time of 1:56.59.  Fourteen runners were under 2:00 with the winning time a 1:53 .

3200 Run Finals - Senior Joe Murdock (Indian Hill) finished 12th.  Ben Bayless (Indian Hill) was 17th.

Congratulations to the state qualifiers and their coaches!