Tigers’ McCullough wins 300 hurdles, sets two records at Marion invite


Bri Streib, Anna Court take first, second in girls discus

MARION — Galion’s Colin McCullough stole part of the show Friday at the The Marion Night Invitational.

McCullough broke two records in the 300-meter hurdles event on Friday. His time was 38.21 seconds, which broke the meet record of 38.3 set in 2003. He also broke the Galion High School record of 38.7, also set in 2003. McCullough’s time in the 300 is believed to be the top time in Division II action this year. He also snagged a championship in the 110-meter high hurdles ,in 14.99 seconds

The boys squad would finish with 52 points, good for sixth of 13 teams. The Lady Tigers scored 34 points and finished ninth of 14 teams. Only 14 of the 17 regularly scheduled events were completed and scored.

Tanner Crisman finished 21st in the 110. McCullough was also the third leg of the Tigers’ 4×200-meter relay team that finished second in 1:30.88. He was joined by Caleb and Harrison Ivy and and Takoda Crisman.

The next highest finishers for Galion on the night came from the field events. In the discus, Noah Atkinson finished in third place (135 feet, 9.5 inches) with teammate Brett May earning 11th. May placed third in the shot put at 47 feet, 6.25 inches, with Mason Weldon right behind him in fourth place (47-6). In other field events, Zhamir Anderson finished eighth in the long jump, Takoda Crisman took sixth in the high jump and Gage Lackey was 15th in the high jump. Takoda Crisman would also finish in 10th place in the 100-meter dash, with Evan Barker taking 22nd in the event.

Barker and Anderson joined Caleb Ivy and Colbey Fox for a seventh-place finish in the 4×100 in 45.67 seconds. Caleb Ivy and Fox finished eighth and ninth, respectively, in the 200. Braxton Tate would finish 15th in the 1600n and 21st in the 800.

The Lady Tigers also had a champion in Bri Streib. Streib won the discus with a throw of 112 feet, 5 inches. Anna Court was second with a throw of 107 feet.. Streib and Court would also finish in sixth and 23rd, respectively, in the shot put.

In other field event action, Marisa Gwinner was second in the long jump at 16 feet, 2.5 inches. Jalyn Oswald finished 17th. Kerrigan Myers was 10th in the pole vault with Mia Knipp taking 15th overall.

Gwinner, Myers, Oswald and Kylie Redman were sixth in the 4×100 relay in 52.25 seconds. Myers was seventh in the 200.

Other runners placing on the night were: 4×800 relay finished ninth; Brooklyn Cosey took 10th in the 100-meter hurdles; 4×200 relay team finished 12th; Sari Conner took 17th in the 1600-meter run; Megan Zier was 20th in the 400 and 13th in the 800; and Lauren Huggins finished 22nd in the 400.

The Tigers will host Lexington on Tuesday May 2 with the ninth and tenth graders headed to Buckeye Central.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/38/2017/04/web1_Galion-Tigers-Logo-28.jpg
Bri Streib, Anna Court take top two spots in discus

 

By Chad Clinger

cclinger@civitasmedia.com

 

 

Follow Chad on Twitter @GalionSportsGuy

Reach Chad at 419-468-1117 x2048