New Richmond was a close second in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division boys track and field championship meet that took place on the Lions’ all-weather track during a steady rain. Lightning delays caused the event to take five-and-one-half hours to complete.
Western Brown (WB) won the meet with 131 points, New Richmond (NR) had 124, Bethel-Tate (BT) 45, Goshen (Gos) 30, and Clermont Northeastern (CNE) 23.
The Lions’ John Berwanger was a triple winner and teammates Josh Daniels, Steven Gantzer, Andrew Nealan and T. J. Petry were double winners.
Pole vault: Daniels (NR) 13-feet, Mike Maupin (NR), Connor (WB), Clark (WB), Cody Sauer (BT), Brandon Harker (Gos), Josh Sanft (CNE), and Dustin Davidson (BT).
Discus: Tyler Morgan (WB) 162-05, Tudor (WB) Levi Meder (NR), Jake Fishback (CNE), Paschal Lanigan (BT), Daniel Carpintero (Gos), Alex Jackson (Gos), and Zach Gelter (NR).
Shot put: Mack Tudor (WB), Morgan (WB), Austin Arnold (Gos), Lanigan (BT), Fishback (CNE), Meder (NR), Charles Rinehart (NR), and Zach Johnson (Gos).
High jump: Berwanger (NR) 5-8, Arnold (Gos), Kameron Wilson (BT), Maupin (NR), Mark Gibson (BT), Altman (WB), Connor (WB), and Jordan Poff (Gos).
Long jump: Sauer (BT) 19-2, Jake Hacker (CNE), Maupin (NR), Alex Chesney (NR), Siemer (WB), Erick Shinkle (BT), Wilson (WB), and Zack Carver (Gos).
100-meters dash: Josh Diehl (WB) 11.12-seconds, Gantzer (NR), Daniels (NR), Lindsey (WB), Jeff Johnson (CNE), Tony Thompson (Gos), Sebastian Pascolo (BT), and Nick Simpson (CNE).
200 dash: Kirk Schneider (WB) 23.54, Gantzer (NR), Diehl (WB), Wilson (BT), Larry Watson (NR), Hacker (CNE), Johnson (CNE), and Nate McQueen (Gos).
400 dash: Schneider (WB) 52.29, Nealan (NR), Petry (NR), Jake Sydnor (CNE), McQueen (Gos), Hacker (CNE), McKinley (WB), and Zachary Miller (BT).
800 run: Darryll Patrick (WB) 2:09.48, Sutherland (WB), Garth Whitaker (Gos), Anthony Goodrich (NR), Austin Tieke (CNE), Grant Torok (BT), Alex Ariapad (NR), and Dale Anderson (BT).
1,600 run: Patrick (WB) 4:41.94, Lance Lambert (BT), Sutherland (WB), Tim Hall (NR), Whitaker (Gos), Ariapad (Gos), Derek Hennies (BT), and Dylan Reynolds (CNE).
3,200 run: Patrick (WB) 10:26.92, Hall (NR), Fancher (WB), Lambert (BT), Sam Anderson (NR), Reynolds (CNE), Chase Beck (BT), and Nick Twine (CNE).
110 high hurdles: Wilson (BT) 15.28, Berwanger (NR), Daniels (NR), Tanner Schulte (Gos), Sauer (BT), Jennings (WB), Massey (WB), and Marc Taylor (Gos).
300 intermediate hurdles: Berwanger (NR) 41.52, Miles Derkson (NR), Moore (WB), Sauer (BT), Wilson (BT), Schulte (Gos), Taylor (Gos), and Sump (WB).
400 relay: New Richmond (Petry, Daniels, Nealan, and Gantzer) 45.99, Western Brown, Clermont Northeastern, Bethel-Tate, and Goshen.
800 relay: Western Brown 1:36.52, New Richmond, Goshen, and Clermont Northeastern.
1,600 relay: New Richmond (Petry, Berwanger, Gantzer, and Nealan) 3:39.94, Goshen, Clermont Northeastern, Western Brown, and Bethel-Tate.
3,200 relay: Western Brown 8:44.93, New Richmond, Bethel-Tate, Goshen, and Clermont Northeastern.