COLUMBUS GROVE — Waynesfield-Goshen’s Taylor Spencer ran to an individual title for the second time in three years during the OHSAA Division III Northwest District 2 Championships on Saturday.
Spencer won the girls race in 20 minutes, 0.4 seconds, which was 27.1 seconds ahead of runner-up Haley Alig (20:27.5) of Coldwater. Fort Recovery’s Ellie Will placed third in 20:33.4. Spencer won her first individual district title in 2019 before adding a runner-up finish at the district meet last season.
Spencer led the Tigers during their fifth-place district finish. Fort Recovery was the team champion after scoring 45 points, followed by New Bremen (54), Parkway (58), Coldwater (118), Waynesfield-Goshen (126), Convoy Crestview (140) and Hardin Northern (189). Ada, Allen East, Leipsic, Lima Perry and Ottoville did not have complete teams.
The top three girls teams and female runners who finished among the top 12 individuals advanced to the Division III Northwest District Regional Championships on Saturday at Tiffin.
The rest of the Tigers included Gracy Zechman (25th in 23:03), Kyra Sutherland (33rd in 24:20), Zoe Schlegel (38th in 25:35), Kapri Wilson (47th in 27:49) and Peyton Webb (48th in 29:33).
In the boys race, Van Wert Lincolnview defeated New Bremen 44-64 for the OHSAA Division III Northwest District 2 team championship. The rest of the field included Minster (72), Coldwater (131), Allen East (136), Convoy Crestview (146), Fort Recovery (174), Spencerville (192) and Waynesfield-Goshen (227). Ada and Lima Perry did not have complete teams.
The top four boys teams and male runners who finished among the top 16 individuals advanced to the Division III Northwest District Regional Championships on Saturday at Tiffin.
Lima Perry’s Braden Yingst was the district medalist in 15:45, while Allen East’s Hunter Sidle finished as the runner-up in 16:40.
Brody Barrington led Waynesfield-Goshen by placing 27th in 19:01. The rest of the Tigers included Levi Zechman (45th in 21:08), Brandon Saam (52nd in 21:52), Joey Brodman (54th in 22:08), Adam Messer (61st in 26:13) and Dawson Kelly (63rd in 26:13).