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2014 State Track Preview
June 4, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Here are Geauga County's top track contenders that will run this weekend in Columbus, including race schedules and other links.

Chardon

Nicholas Elswick, Senior — 3200-meter run (two miles)

@nicholaselswick

• Ohio State Recruit (Signed NLI Feb. 9, 2014)
• Has not lost a 3200 race this year
• Qualifed First in the D1 3200-meter run for state meet
• Won the 3200m Regional Championship in 8:57.93
• Set new school record
• Set new Regional Meet record
• New area (News-Herald) record
• Fastest time in the state this year

State History
2013 – Second place (9:00.43)
2012 – Fifth place (9:16.13)

Stephanie Ferrante, Senior — 100, 200 and 400-meter runs

@Steferrante19

• Oklahoma State Recruit (Signed NLI Feb. 9, 2014)
• Qualified for state meet in all four years (nine total events)
• Has qualified for three events the last two years
• 2014 Austintown-Fitch Regional Results: 100m – 2nd; 400m – 1st; 200m – 2nd

State History

100-meter                 200-meter                400-meter

2011                                                                                          25.82 (prelims)

2012                                                  7th (12.49)                   25.76 (prelims)

2013                                                  4th (12.30)                   3rd (24.23)                    2nd (54.76)

Rachel Banks, Sophomore — 800-meter run

@RachelBanks

• Won the 800m Regional Championship in 2:12.42
• Set new  school record
• Set new area (News-Herald) record
• 2nd fastest time in the state this year
• Finished 10th in 2013 at the Austintown-Fitch Regional Meet

West Geauga

Paedyn Gomes, Senior — 110/300 Hurdles

@WestGAthletics

• Yale Recruit
• Finished Fourth in 110 Hurdles (14.53) in 2013
• 7th seed in 110 Hurdles (14.37) and 7th seed (38.20)

Audrey Rabe, Senior — pole vault

@WestGAthletics

• Liberty Recruit
• Set Area Record in May
• Finished Second at the A-F Regional Meet (11-06)

Chagrin Falls

Joe Bistritz, Sophomore — 800/1600/4×800

@ChagrinAD

• Finished second at the D2 Cross Country Meet (Team finished 3rd)
• Second place at 2014 Regional in 800 (1:55.68) and 1600 (4:24.39)
• Finished second 4×800 team (Anchor Leg)

2014 WEEKEND SCHEDULE
Chardon
Ferrante 100 Friday 5:35PM(P)
Ferrante 200 Friday 6:55PM(P)
Ferrante 400 Friday 6:15PM(P)
Banks 800 Saturday 6:05PM
Elswick 3200 Saturday 6:20PM
West Geauga
Gomes 110H Friday 5:25PM(P)
Gomes 300H Friday 6:45PM(P)
Rabe Pole Vault Saturday 3:00PM
Chagrin Falls
Bistritz 800 Saturday 2:30PM
Bistritz 1600 Saturday 1:35PM
Boy’s 4×800 Friday 1:45PM
Deruytter 3200 Saturday 2:45PM
NDCL
Stanovsek 800 Saturday 2:30PM
Stewart 400 Friday 3:00PM(P)
Berkshire
Dornback 800 Saturday 10:55AM
M. Koziol 800 Saturday 10:55AM
Girl’s 4×400 Friday 12:00PM
Girl’s 4×800 Friday 9:30AM

OTHER ARTICLES FOR STATE MEET INFORMATION
http://www.chardonathletics.org/index.cfm?action=main.teamarticle&articleID=34363450&id=71722
http://www.news-herald.com/sports/20140531/high-school-track-chardon-duo-tops-record-books-head-to-state
http://www.news-herald.com/sports/20140530/high-school-track-and-field-gilmour-boys-berkshire-girls-ready-for-busy-state-meet
http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/news/article/-7766800524852117780/glenville-boys-solon-girls-capture-division-i-austintown-regional-track-titles/
http://www.news-herald.com/sports/20140524/high-school-track-and-field-chardons-nick-elswick-dominates-3200-at-d-i-mentor-district
http://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20130808/high-school-cross-country-chardons-nick-elswick-headed-to-ohio-state
http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/news/article/-8142397077946353654/chardon-runner-nick-elswick-brings-back-memories-of-former-standout-fall-sports-insider/

http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/news/article/3418699819006141385/which-boys-track-and-field-athletes-should-win-will-win-at-the-2014-ohsaa-state-championship-meet-analysis/

TWITTER DIRECTORY
User
Twitter Handle
West Geauga Athletics
@WestGAthletics
Chardon Athletics
@toppernation
Chagrin Falls Athletics
@ChagrinAD
Berkshire Athletics
@BHSBadgerDen
News-Herald
@CLillstrungNH
OHSAA
@OHSAASports

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