(April 7th, 2015) – WAUSEON: With a score of 116.5, Wauseon easily dominated their visitors from Evergreen and Tinora in a tri-meet held between the schools. Tinora manged a 39, while Evergreen put up 16.5 points.
Throwing events were crucial to the Lady Indian victory. Sally Frank led the way, earning a first place finish in the discus, and second in the shot put. The senior threw her disc 105’10” in the victory. Teammate Kallie Strauss locked down second place with a toss of 86’8”. In the shot put, Frank threw for 30’11” to earn second place. Fellow Wauseon girl Miriam Triana came in fourth at 29′.
The jumping events were also kind to the Indians. Sisters Sydney and Amy Bosell claimed first and third place in the high jump with leaps of 4’10” and 4’4”, respectively. Freshman Karli Penrod also tied for third at 4’4”. In the long jump competition, Seneca Wyse gave Wauseon the victory, clearing a distance of 15’3”. Amanda Stutzman earned third place for the Lady Indians, jumping 13′. Pole vaulters Mckayla Campbell and Samantha Gray each cleared 7′, which was good enough to secure first and second place for Wauseon.
Halen Mealer had a strong showing in the hurdling events on behalf of the Indians. In the 110 meter high hurdles, the sophomore standout completed the race in 17.34. Teammate Morgan Roth finished less than a second later at 18.31, earning her third place. Mealer would claim second place in the 300 meter hurdles, running a 50.71. Roth took fifth place at 57.28.
In the one mile run, Wauseon’s Taylor Vernot finished in first place, thanks to her time of 5:36.03. Penrod received third place for the Indians at 6:46.96. The Volkman sisters dominated the two mile run for the girls of Wauseon. Aneesa edged out her sibling by less than a second, as she ran a 12:25.6, as opposed to Aleea’s 12:25.7.
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