Doane, Perales race at state meet


Two Phoenix runners finished in top 15 this past weekend at the state track meet at Ohio State University.

Junior Simon Perales placed ninth in the 1,600 meters. He beat Barnesville’s Mason Moore to the finish line with a time of 4:29.98.

Oberlin’s Jillian Doane competed in the first of two heats of the 300-meter hurdles perliminary round, finishing sixth in her heat with a time of 47.59 seconds.

Doane took 11th place overall, which did not allow her to advance to the final round of the 300 hurdles.