Springs Invite: The St. Mary’s Springs boys and girls track teams hosted a six-team invitational Tuesday evening, putting on a dominant performance at home.
It wasn’t remotely close on either side as the Ledger boys topped the standings by 93 points (202.5) and the girls won by 72.5 (181).
Springs’ boys won 12 events and the girls won 10.
Picking up wins for the Ledger boys were Sam Schrauth in the shot put (50-feet, 1 inch) and discus (124-9), Zach Hintze in the high jump (5-6) and triple jump (38-2), Ike Floyd in the 100-meter (11.8 seconds), Sam Spranger in the 400 (52.3), Alan Burkart in the 800 (2:08.4) and Zach McLaughlin in the 110 hurdles (16.8).
Springs’ boys won four relays. The 400 relay (Floyd, Mark Austin, McLaughlin, Hintze) won in 45.8 seconds, the 800 relay (Floyd, Austin, McLaughlin, Al Strigenz) won in 1:36.6, the 1600 relay (Andrew Skiff, Burkart, Luke Walber, Spranger) won in 3:45.8 and the 3200 relay (Burkart, Skiff, Matt Land, Spranger) won in 8:49.60.
Taking second for the Ledgers was Skiff in the 400, Land in the 3200, Matt Laska in the 300 hurdles, Spranger in the high jump, HIntze in the long jump and Andrew Riehl in the shot put.
Individually on the girls’ side, Liz Bohn won the 400 (1:01.90) and 3200 (11:56.0), Megan McGovern won the 100 hurdles (17.10), 300 hurdles (54.20) and high jump (4-6), Melanie Schneider won the 200 (27.24) and Alannah Schmitz won the 1600 (6:01.0).
The Springs girls won three relays. The 400 relay (Aby Lau, Hailey Rohlinger, Jamie Disterhaft, Emily O’Leary) won in 58.40 seconds, the 800 relay (Bailey Hoch, Schneider, McGovern, Lindsay Schmitz) won in 1:54.0 and the 1600 relay (Schmitz, Hoch, Schneider, Paige Case) won in 4:42.30.
Case took second in the 800 and 1600, Lizzy Leichtle was second in the shot put and discus, while Schmitz and Hoch were second in the 100 and 200, respectively.