Maggie Sebest Qualifies for State Cross Country Meet

Oct 30, 2014

Congratulations to Maggie Sebest, freshman from Poland who qualified for this weekends’ OHSAA State Cross Country Meet at National Trail in Columbus. Maggie Placed 9th at the Boardman regional to gain the state berth. Her time was 19:38.64. Good luck at State !

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Oct 28, 2014

JAJ FRANEK

Poland Invitational Meet Manager John Jeren is shown here at the Boardman Cross Country regional meet  with 2012 Olympian Bridget Franek. Bridget was in town to run the Peace Race. Bridget was a member of the 2012 Olympic Team in the 3000 steeplechase. In 2004 at the 9th Poland Invitational Bridget set the 1600 meter run record in 5:07.95 as a 10th grader. She currently holds the State Record in the Division 2 3200 meter run at 10:16.50 and until 2014 held the State Record in the 1600 meter run at 4:50.10.

23 National Elite Performances at 2014 Poland Invitational

Apr 28, 2014

There were 23 National Elite performances according to Milesplit at the Poland meet. Here’s the list:

HS Girls
100 Meter Hurdles 14.53w Morgan Rice John F Kennedy-Warren
100 Meter Hurdles 14.83w Aisha Jackson Warren G Harding
100 Meter Dash 12.16w Justice Richards Warren G Harding
1,600 Meter Run 5:09.49 Sammy Bockoven Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
300 Meter Hurdles 46.14 Morgan Rice John F Kennedy-Warren
Discus 124-10 Tory Ross McDonald
Discus 127-3 Edith Svonavec Garfield
Discus 132-4 Jail’ Lyn Mosley McDonald
Shot Put 38-2.25 Tia Harris Newton Falls
Shot Put 38-7.25 Tory Ross McDonald
Shot Put 39-8.25 Gabby Figueroa Austintown Fitch
Shot Put 41-7 Edith Svonavec Garfield
HS Boys
100 Meter Dash 10.73w Carl Zallow John F Kennedy-Warren
100 Meter Dash 10.78w Joe Harrington Austintown Fitch
110 Meter Hurdles 14.55w Sam Ortz Austintown Fitch
300 Meter Hurdles 39.36 Evan Carroscia Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
3,200 Meter Run 9:32.64 Bobby Johnson McDonald
3,200 Meter Run 9:34.63 Alan Burns Boardman
Discus 155-11 Steve Pop Maplewood
Discus 167-10 Christian Smith McDonald
High Jump 6-6 Zach Robbins West Branch
Shot Put 52-1.5 Michael Pape Struthers
Shot Put 52-3.75 Matt Jones Hubbard

23 National Elites. 23 Elites.

Warren Harding Girls, Austintown Fitch Boys Win Poland Titles

Apr 27, 2014

The Warren Harding Girls racked up 85 points to win the 2014 Poland Invitational girls team title.  Austintown Fitch scored 99 points to garner the boys team title. Complete Results  Race Videos

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Ryan Adams, Sammy Bockoven, CVCA, ranked # 1 in Ohio in 800 Meter Run

Apr 16, 2014

CFbedfordTrack060113_rjl01Sammy BockovenRyan Adams of CVCA is currently ranked # 1 in Ohio in the 800 meter run with a clocking of 1:56.00. He was 5th at the State Meet last year in the 800 and 2nd at the OATCCC indoor in March. Sammy Bockoven is ranked #1 in the 800 as well at 2:15.20.  She was 13th in the 1600 at last year’s State Track Meet. Both of these fine athletes will compete at the Poland Invitational April 26th.