Hillsboro’s Micah Pinney runs the second leg of the 800-meter relay. (HCP Photo/Jim Jones)
Hillsboro’s Micah Pinney runs the second leg of the 800-meter relay. (HCP Photo/Jim Jones)
The Hillsboro Indians boys track and field team placed second overall at the 2017 Washington Invitational, while the McClain Tigers boys team was ninth overall. As for the girls teams, the Lady Tigers finished in fifth place, while the Lady Indians were eighth.

The HHS boys scored 85 points in their second-place finish, trailing only Westerville South, who totaled 158 points this past Friday in Washington C.H. Winning the girls meet was also Westerville South with 153.50 points.

As for the Indians boys team, Austin Goolsby had two first-place finishes in the pole vault 15-07.00 and long jump at 21-00.75. In the girls events, McClain’s Chayden Pitzer was first place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.56 and 200m dash at 26.05.



McClain’s Kaylee Hurley, a three-time seated event state champion, posted two seated event times in the 400m dash (1:04.96) and 800m run (2:30.33) that were faster than current state meet record times.

Listed below are Top 8 results for both the McClain and Hillsboro boys and girls track and field teams.

Girls results for Hillsboro (HHS) and McClain (MHS) in the Top 8 included:

• 100m Dash: 1, Chayden Pitzer (MHS), 12.56.

• 200m Dash: 1, Chayden Pitzer (MHS), 26.05; 8, Jaeleigh Hart (HHS), 28.72.

• 400m Dash: 4, Ashley Hardesty (MHS), 1:04.96; 8, Hunter Scott (MHS), 1:08.47.

• 800m Run: 4, Kaylee Hurley (MHS), 2:30.33.

• 1600m Run: None in Top 8.

• 3200m Run: 7, Keeley Schurman (HHS), 15:10.64.

• 100m Hurdles: 2, Chayden Pitzer (MHS), 15.00; 4, Aidan Chaney (HHS), 15.00; 8, Trish Poole (MHS), 15.00.

• 300m Hurdles: 2, Chayden Pitzer (MHS), 47.88.

• 2000m Steeplechase: 4, Sam Bullock (HHS), 9:20.00; 5, Molly McCreary (HHS) 9:36.18.

• 4x100m Relay: 6, HHS (Aidan Chaney, Leah Womelsdorf, Ellie Elmore, Hope Tira), 56.48.

• 4x200m Relay: 7, HHS (Aidan Chaney, Leah Womelsdorf, Hope Tira, Jaeleigh Hart), 1:59.29.

• 4x400m Relay: 7, MHS (Hunter Scott, Natalie Cunningham, Rachel Clark, Ashley Hardesty), 4:40.42.

• 4x800m Relay: 3, HHS (Mallory Overberg, Sam Bullock, Keeley Schurman, Ellie Howland), 12:23.40.

• High Jump: 5, Emma Hess (HHS), 4-06.00.

• Pole Vault: 4, Hope Tira (HHS), 8-00.00; 6, Trish Poole (MHS), 7-06.00; 7, Ellie Elmore (HHS), 7-00.00.

• Long Jump: None in Top 8.

• Shot Put: 3, Beth Montgomery (MHS), 31-03.00; 6, Hunter Scott (MHS), 30-00.00.

• Discus: 3, Hunter Scott (MHS), 99-08.



Boys Results for Hillsboro (HHS) and McClain (MHS) in the Top 8 included:

• 100m Dash: 2, Tristan Pitzer (MHS), 11.36; 3, Jensen Knaff (MHS), 11.41; 5, Jeremy Hayton (HHS), 11.56; 6, Austin Goolsby (HHS) 11.59.

• 200m Dash: 7, Austin Kimball (HHS), 24.82.

• 400m Dash: 6, Luke Gallimore (HHS), 55.32; 8, Tyler Workman (HHS) 56.11.

• 800m Run: None in Top 8.

• 1600m Run: 6, Reece Schluep (MHS) 5:06.07; 7, Ty Alexander (HHS) 5:07.94.

• 3200m Run: 6, Bailey Lucarello (HHS) 11:10.76.

• 110m Hurdles: None in Top 8.

• 300m Hurdles: 7, Chayce Watson (HHS) 44.74.

• 2000m Steeplechase: None in Top 8.

• 4x100m Relay: 2, HHS (Austin Kimball, Jeremy Hayton, Luke Gallimore, Austin Goolsby), 44.77; 3, MHS (Ethan Cockerill, Trevor Newkirk, Tyler Jackson, Jensen Knaff), 45.31.

• 4x200m Relay: 3, MHS (David Jett, Ethan Cockerill, Tyler Jackson, Trevor Newkirk), 1:37.96; 6, HHS (Austin Kimball, Mark Gallimore, Tyler Workman, Chayce Watson), 1:39.05.

• 4x400m Relay: 4, HHS (Luke Gallimore, Britton Haines, Chayce Watson, Tyler Workman), 3:45.49; 5, MHS (David Jett, Johnny Free, Tyler Jackson, Trevor Newkirk), 3:47.04.

• 4x800m Relay: 3, HHS (Britton Haines, Micah Pinney, Cody McCreary, Ty Alexander), 9:10.92; 5, MHS (Johnny Free, Zane Mustard, Justin Osborne, Reece Schluep), 9:16.44.

• High Jump: 2, Jeremy Hayton (HHS), 6-04.00; 5, Quinn Conlon (HHS), 5-08.00.

• Pole Vault: 1, Austin Goolsby (HHS) 15-07.00; 3, Mark Gallimore (HHS), 12-06.00; 7, Ethan Cockerill (MHS), 10-06.00.

• Long Jump: 1, Austin Goolsby (HHS), 21-00.75.

• Shot Put: 4, Draven Stodgel (HHS), 40-03.00.

• Discus: 7, Jordan Pearson (MHS) 107-11.