Maggie Sebest and Andrew Comstock Move on to State Competition
Nov 03, 2015
Congratulations to Maggie Sebest and Andrew Comstock of Poland Seminary High School for qualifying for this Saturdays’ OHSAA State Cross Country Meet. Maggie finished 10th at the regional meet last Saturday with a time of 19:30.58. Maggie, who is a sophomore, is making a return trip having qualified for the state meet last year. Andrew Comstock, a senior, finished 13th at the regional in 16:59.60. Andrew was the district champion at last weeks’ Trumbull district meet. He is making his first appearance at the state CC meet. Best of luck to both of these fine athletes.
Poland Boys Cross Country Team – District Champions
Oct 25, 2015
Congratulations to the Poland Boys Cross Country team winning the Trumbull district CC championship. Andrew Comstock was the district champion with a time of 16.43.13. Charlie Dwyer was 2nd with a time of 17:11.19. Teams members also included Sammy Dwyer, Connor O’Kane, Jefferson Smith and Marik Rogenski. The Poland Girls team also qualified for the regional tournament placing 3rd. Maggie Sebest finished 2nd with a time of 19:06.90. Team members included Elizabeth Becherer, Emily Etheridge, Josie Mayle, Eri Harakal, Jenna Jacobson and Sarah Boccieri. Best of luck at the Boardman Regional meet next Saturday.
Emily Infeld, Poland 3200 and 800 Meter Record Holder is 3rd at World Championships in the 10,000
Aug 24, 2015
USA’s Emily Infeld, former Beaumont High School standout, found herself on the podium in 3rd place (bronze medal in the 10,000 meter un at the IAFF World Championships in Beijing. Read SI.com article by Christopher Chavez
Records Fall at the 20th Poland Invitational
Apr 25, 2015
They say that records are made to be broken and that’s what happened at today’s Poland Invitational Track & Field Meet. 28 boys and 28 girls competed for honors. In the record-setting category the Maplewood Boys 4 x 800 meter relay team of Allen Sparks, Jake Hall, Derek Morrison and Tristan Dahmen set a new mark at 8:02.41 breaking the old record of 8:03.17 set by Reynoldsberg in 2008.
In the 100 meter dash Joe Harrington from Austintown Fitch eclipsed the record set by James Allen of East in 2008. Joe ran a 10.75. Joe also came back to win the 200 and ran the anchor leg for the winning 4 x 200 meter relay team to earn him running MVP honors.
Randy McMullen of Kent Roosevelt and Jenna Fesemyer of Southeast broke their own Poland 100 meter dash records, Randy at 19.42 and Jenna at 21.66. Randy also set the new standard in the seated shot put with a throw of 25 feet 8 3/4 inches. This was also a State Record.
Chad Zallow from Warren JFK ran an amazing 13.66 in the 110HH although it was wind-aided at 2.1
Ryan Adams of CVCA set the new standard in the 800 meters. Ryan, last years’ Division 2 state 800 meter champion ran a 1:54.58.
Iron Bulldog trophy winners (athlete scoring most points in the meet) went to Kamar Majid of Akron Firestone and Aisha Jackson of Warren G. Harding. Running MVPs were Joe Harrington of Austintown Fitch who took the 100, 200 and 1st place member of 4 x 200 relay. Aisha Jackson took both hurdle events and was a member of the third place 4 x 200 relay. Field events MVPs were Kamar Majid of Firestone who won the long jump (20′ 3 1/4 “) and was 2nd in the high jump (6′ 2″). Lauren Jones of Garretsville Garfield was the girls field MVP taking the shot put (40′ 1/2″) and 2nd in the discus with a throw of 129′ 3”.
Teams champions were Warren G. Harding with 74 points and Austintown Fitch with 91 points.
20th Poland Invitational – April 25, 2015
Jan 06, 2015
This years Poland Invitational Track and Field Classic will be contested on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Poland Seminary Stadium. This years meet will feature many track and field athletes who are veterans of state and national competition.
CHAD ZALLOW- Warren JFK – Shown here at the Arcadia Meet in California. Chad ran a 13.50 in the 110 HH which is the #1 time in the US in that event. Below winning the D3 state 110HH championship – 2 time champion.
DISCUS (Boys) – The discus event will feature the 2nd, 3rd and 5th ranking athletes in Ohio according to milesplit.com. Christian Smith of McDonald is currently ranked 2nd in Ohio at 189’0″. Dante Penza of Cardinal Mooney is ranked 3rd with a throw of 175’8″. Bucyrus Palo of Newton Falls is currently 5th with a throw of 170’5″.
400 METER RUN (Girls) – Imani Davis, 5th at last year’s state D2 meet will compete against Nautica Hill of Warren Harding. Hill is currently ranked 6th in Ohio (58.51), Davis is ranked 9th (59.02)
800 METER RUN (Boys) – Ryan Adams returns currently ranked 4th in the state (1:55.12). He was last years D2 boys champion in at the state meet.
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