June 5, 2023 4:10 pm

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THE SHADYSIDE boys track group completed as Division III regional runerup Friay evening at Heath Higher College. The group completed with 37 points and certified to the state meet in 3 events. From left are Isaac Green, Mark Waggoner, Dylan Booth, Kooper Chimley and Nathan Booth.

By T-L Employees REPORTS

HEATH — The field for the Division III State Track and Field Championships are officially set.

Regional action wrapped up across the Buckeye State and no fewer than 5 region people and one particular relay group have survived two levels of post-season action and are officially headed to the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University for the state meet, which will open subsequent Friday.

Shadyside, which won the district title final week at Newcomerstown, went to Heath Higher College and place forth yet another impressive work in finishing with 37 points to earn the regional runner-up trophy.

The Tigers did the bulk of their scoring in the two hurdle events thanks to the Brothers Booth.

All told, they combined to score 22 in the timber events.

For the second straight weekend, Dylan Booth was really impressive. The junior won the regional title in the higher hurdles, skimming ten hurdles in a individual-most effective 14.78.

He came back a quick-time later and added a bronze medal in the intermediate hurdles with a strong 40.98 clocking.

His twin brother, Nathan, is headed back to the state meet in the highs right after posting a 14.85 to finish third.

Tiger senior Kooper Chimley will compete at the state meet in the 400 meter dash. He circled the Heath oval in an impressive 50.26 to choose up the silver medal.

Shadyside’s 4×4 group of Booth, Isaac Green, Booth and Chimley dropped far more than 5 seconds from their time through Wednesday’s qualifying round to pull out the fourth spot in a time of three:30.25.

Bellaire junior Maison Sochor is headed back to the state meet in the 110 higher hurdles. Sochor completed second in the higher hurdles with a season-most effective time of 14.83.

The lone region Division III female nonetheless practicing this week is Bellaire freshman Allyson Vingia.

The talented discus thrower had a powerful displaying in the finals to rise into the bronze-medal position. She launched the platter to a mark of 120-ft-four on her final throw of the competitors.

Caldwell’s Gwyn Lori won the regional title in the occasion with a mark of 126-two.

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