Jonathan Alder boys earn share of conference crown


In this file photo, Daniel Heinig of JA tosses the shot put during a meet at Fairbanks High School. Heinig took first at the Central Buckeye Conference championship meet to help the Pioneers win a league title.
(Journal-Tribune photo by Sam Dillon)


The Pioneers of Jonathan Alder and Wildcats of North Union closed out their regular track season at the Central Buckeye Conference championships on Friday.
The Jon Alder boys were crowned co-champions in the Kenton Trail Division with a team score of 110, sharing the title with London. The Lady Pioneers took third place in their meet with 95.58 points.
The North Union boys and girlsteams took fourth in the Mad River Division with the Wildcats earning 78 team points and the Lady Cats collecting.
Benjamin Logan took first place in the boys and girls division.
The JA boys took first place in five of the 17 events to help them share the title.
Luke Malone took first in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:04.
He also broke the tape in the 1600 with a time of 4:39.
Daniel Heinig won the discus with a toss of 146-06 and followed with a championship throw of 51-1 in the shot put.
The 4 x2 00-meter relay team of Herrick, Walker, Lumpkin and Boggs took first with a time of 1:36.
The Lady Pioneers’ 4×800-meter relay team of Hicks, Gray, Killian and Davis earned first place with a time of 10:00.
Donna Semenishin look first in the high jump with a height of 4-08.
NU also got some athletes to the top of the podium with Sydney Bacon taking first in both the discus and shot put.
She threw a discus toss of 112-11 and threw the shot 34-10.
Adam Brown topped the field in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:05 and was a part of the 4×800-realy team that took first with a time of 8:33.
The remaining members are Brennan Griffith, Gabe Burggraf and Daniel Burggraf.

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