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RHS track athletes headed to state

| May 31, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE – Five Ridgewood athletes will participate in the Division II, Region 7, OHSAA State Track and Field Championships this weekend in Columbus.

In the regional finals at Athens on Saturday, May 27, sophomore hurdler Alexis Prater claimed the regional title in the girls’ 100 meter hurdles at a time of 14.91. In field events, Prater also long jumped an, 18-4.25, to earn a runner- title. The Ridgewood boys 4×200 meter relay team consisting of senior Michael Kelley, sophomore Blake Craigo, senior Jhett Slusser, and senior Javon Merrill advance to state semi finals qualifying with a regional fourth place finish.

Competition starts on Friday, June 3 at the Jessie Owens stadium at the Ohio State University. A complete schedule and event times for all high school divisions can be found at ohssa.org.


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