Ottawa-Glandorf garners five regional bids
Thursday, May 22, 2014 8:04 PM
DEFIANCE - Ottawa-Glandorf's track teams qualified in five events to the regional meet next week from the Division II district meet at Defiance.
Three of the regional bids were secured by the Titan boys, with the girls team picking up two regional bids. The Division II regional will be held at Welcome Stadium in Dayton Thursday and Saturday.
One the events O-G qualified in was the 3200 relay as the Titan boys finished first in 8:13.28. Running this for the Titans were Brad Recker, Sid Moening, Trevor Ellerbrock and Matias Trampe-Kindt.
Ben Recker picked up a regional bid with a third place finish in the shot put with a throw of 47-8.
Colin Laubenthal advanced to the regionals with a fourth place finish in the pole vault as he cleared 13-8. Laubenthal just missed advancing in the long jump as he finished fifth with a leap of 20-2. Only the top four finishers in each event advance to the regionals.
The Lady Titans also advanced their 3200 relay team as they finished third with a time of 9:58.18 with the team of Alex Verhoff, Kialee Koch, Elissa Ellerbrock and Kelly Schmitz.
Anna Bellman won the discus competition to advance to regionals as her throw of 124-7 won the event by five inches.
The Titans will be looking to advance more athletes to the regional meet Friday night with the conclusion of the Division II district meet. The field events start at 4 p.m. with the finals in all running events later in the evening.
Here is a look at O-G athletes that advanced from the prelims to Friday night.
100 - 1. Madison Stechschulte 12.40; 5. Michelle Maag 12.79.
200 - 2. Madison Stechschulte 26.32; 8. Veronica Knott 28.28.
800 - 2. Elissa Ellerbrock 2:39.16; 3. Alex Verhoff 2:35.92.
100 IH - 2. Melissa Knott 16.35.
300 LH - 5. Melissa Knott 50.35.
400 Relay - 4. Ottawa-Glandorf (K. Schmitz, M. Siefker, A. Sahloff, V. Knott) 52.8.
800 Relay - 1. Ottawa-Glandorf )M. Siefker, M. Maag, E. Ellerbrock, M. Stechschulte) 1:47.64.
1600 Relay - 1. Ottawa-Glandorf (M. Maag, A. Bellman, M. Stechschulte, E. Ellerbrock) 4:09.01.
800 - 3. Brad Recker 2:06.77.
1600 - 2. M. Trampe-Kindt 4:47.12; 3. A. Pracht 4:45.46.
110 HH - 2. L. McDermott 15.21; 4. A.McDermott 15.94.
300 IH - 3. S. Moening 42.70.
400 Relay - 8. Ottawa-Glandorf (C. Laubenthal, L. McDermott, K. Niese, A. McDermott) 45.98.
1600 Relay - 4. Ottawa-Glandorf (T. Ellerbrock, S. Moening, A. McDermott, Br. Recker) 3:34.85.