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Tallmadge track squads compete in Newton Falls

Published: April 1, 2017 9:11 PM

The Tallmadge girls track and field team finished second with 81.5 points at the 16-team Newton Falls Tiger Invitational April 1.
Southeast won the title with a score of 100 points and Orwell Grand Valley (66) placed third.
The Blue Devil boys captured fourth out of 17 teams with 65 points. Streetsboro won the competition with 96 points and Grand Valley (92) and Warren Champion (75) finished second and third, respectively.
Vanessa Lane took first place and set a meet record with a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches in the high jump. The previous record of 5-2 was shared by Tallmadge graduate Amanda Bennett and Jefferson's Lizzy Ziemski in 2009.
The Tallmadge girls' other winner was Sara Johnson, who captured first in the long jump (15-11).
Lucca Passarelli was the lone Blue Devil to win. He triumphed in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 43.45 seconds.
The following Tallmadge girls and boys placed in the top eight:
Girls
• 100 hurdles: Vanessa Lane, fifth, 17.75
• 100: Johnson, fourth, 13.59; and Alexis Malish, seventh, 14.53
• 800 relay: Chloe Heestand, Malish, Ashley Lane and Madison Tasich, sixth, 2:08.69
• 1,600: Ravyn Edge, second, 5:50.13
• 400 relay: Karaniah Rolli, Malish, Johnson and Amela Masic, fifth, 56.03
• 400: Morgan Moses, sixth, 1:09.44
• 300 hurdles: Madison Tasich, third, 51.48; and Vanessa Lane, seventh, 55.09
• 800: Edge, second, 2:35.83
• 200: Johnson, third, 28.58
• 3,200: Kenna Loveless, third, 13:09.05
• 1,600 relay: Rolli, Edge, Vanessa Lane and Moses, tied for fourth, 4:41.95
Boys
• 3,200 relay: Zack Brown, Alex Krukemeyer, Garrett Ansley and Ryan Riter, third, 9:09.21
• 100 hurdles: Lucca Passarelli, second, 16.29
• 102 wheelchair: Brennan Heavlin, second, 38.3
• 800 relay: Jacob Brieding, Rodney Tucker, Ricky Clark and Vinnie Sgro, eighth, 1:45.53
• 1,600: Riter, fifth, 4:55.53
• 800 relay: Richard Quintrell, Sean Ambrose, Passarelli and Nick Hussing, second, 47.36
• Mixed 402 wheelchair: Heavlin, second, 2:28.74
• 400: Hussing, eighth, 57.31
• 300 hurdles: Ambrose, sixth, 46.75
• 3,200: Zack Brown, seventh, 10:50.65
• 1,600 relay: Ambrose, Dan Hepler, Sgro and Hussing, seventh, 4:01.57
• High jump: Passarelli, third, 5-8
• Long jump: Hussing, third, 18-10.75
• Shot put: Blake Bockus, second, 45-9.5


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