Senior Jillian Doane defended her title in the 300-meter hurdles last Thursday at the Patriot Athletic Conference championship track meet.
She glided her way over the hurdles and crossed the finish line three seconds ahead of Brookside’s Jordyn Shawver to earn a personal record in the event with a time of 47.24 seconds.
The outstanding senior also competed in the 100- and 200-meter dash finals. Doane took sixth place in the 100 meters and finished a millisecond behind Firelands’ Dalaney Rogala for fifth in the 200.
David Castle sprinted the final stretch of the boys 800 meters to earn fourth place with a time of 2:15.38.
Senior Simon Perales crossed the finish line a second behind Fairview’s Stephen Cartier for sixth place with a time of 4:39.14 and Oberlin’s Gus Miceli-Spieker took home 16th place. Perales also earned fifth place in the 3,200 meters.
Oberlin’s Angie Clement took fourth place with a time of 13.78 seconds in the 100-meter dash and third place in the 200-meter dash in the preliminary event.
Janea Johnson took home 13th place in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 6:38.32 and 10th place in the 3,200.
Runner Aila Beckman took down Black River’s Lace Martin with a time of 70 seconds in the girls 400-meter dash for a fifth place finish and Helen Lily jumped 10 feet 11 inches in the long jump event.
Alex Conklin took home third place and Tam Cadenhead finished fourth in the boys 400-meter dash preliminary event. Cadenhead qualified for the final event and finished sixth with a time of 54.14.
Morality Anderson competed in the discus, throwing 105 feet 9 inches. He also took home sixth place in the shot put with a throw of 38 feet 9 inches.
Aaron Arnold jumped 5 feet 2 inches in the high jump event to take home ninth place and 17 feet 8 inches in the long jump.
The boys 4×800-meter relay team finished a second behind Lutheran West for a fourth place finish with a time of 8:41.
The Phoenix boys and girls track teams finished in ninth place with the boys earning 23 points and girls 18 points.
Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Oberlin News-Tribune Ty Cadenhead picks up his pace in the final 400 meters in the 4×800 meter relay. The boys finished fourth with a time of 8:41.