Archive - Jun 6, 2011 - Sports Article
COLUMBUS â€” It was almost over before it had barely begun.
Now it is over.
And the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers girls 400-meter relay team is the fastest in the land.
The Tigers erased the memory of an almost disastrous district preliminary race that could have ended their tournament run with a dominant performance in the Division III state final Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.
W-Gâ€™s foursome of senior Abbey Gray, junior Morgan Horn, senior Frankie James and junior Ivy Horn was virtually flawless.
â€śOur handoffs were probably the best theyâ€™ve ever been,â€ť Gray said.
COLUMBUS â€” Waynesfield-Goshen junior Ivy Horn is used to being at the front of the pack.
And after three straight trips to the Division III state track meet, sheâ€™s used to sharing the front with some familiar faces â€” Rittmanâ€™s Crystal Barber and Sidney Lehmanâ€™s Gretchen Walter.
Horn finished second in the 100 dash on Saturday with a time of 12.48, just .06 behind Walter and .01 ahead of Barber.
Then in the 200, she finished third with a 25.81 behind Barber (25.44) and Walter (25.64).
â€śI knew it was going to be me, Gretchen and Crystal up there,â€ť Horn said.