Johnstown’s Josiah Annis won the pole vault (13 feet) on Tuesday during the first day of competition in the Division II District 2 meet at Westerville South. He was one of five area boys to qualify in District 2 competition. Two boys and a girls relay team qualified in the District 1 meet. They will all compete in the Division II regional May 27 and 29 at Lexington.
Licking Valley’s Tyler Crouse (12-6) finished second to Annis, with Lakewood’s Jesse Chirdon third (12-0). Other District 2 qualifiers were Lakewood’s Mat French second in the shot put (56-8.75) and Lakewood’s Major Henry second in the high jump (6-3).
In District 1 competition, Heath’s Robbie Brown qualified in two events, placing third in discus (128-8) and fourth in shot put (44-10.75). Utica’s Grant Ellis was fourth in the discus (128-1).
Johnstown’s Erica Cox, Grace Mast, Olivia McGee and Maddie Schulze placed fourth in the 4×800 relay (10:25.35) in the girls meet.
Competition continues Wednesday and concludes Saturday.