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BOWLING GREEN – The Fremont Ross track and field teams returned home from the Bowling Green Bobcat Invitational with quite a lot of individual and team hardware. But they also left something behind as well: Their names all over the meet’s record book.

The Little Giant boys team won its eight-team competition with 128.5 points, 36.5 points ahead of second-place Defiance. The girls team also won its meet, with a 54-point cushion over its nearest competitor, while also breaking four meet records and tying a fifth.

McKela Elder

Junior McKela Elder broke two meet record by herself. She won the 800 run with a time of 2:21.13, more than three seconds faster than had ever been run before at the meet. She then turned in a time of 5:20.19 in the 1600, nearly five full seconds than the previous record.

The 4×100 relay team of Nadia Kirksey, Briana Morrisette, Jazzele Lindsey and Jadyn Rozzell clocked a time of 50.88, 0.80 second ahead of the previous record.

The 4×200 relay of Kimora Rapp, Ashanti Elkins, Morrisette and Lindsey then ran a time of 1:47.04, nearly two second ahead of the previous-record pace.

In the pole vault, senior AnneMarie Moses matched the height of her own meet record, set last season, clearing 11-feet, 6 inches.

Other first-place finishes for the Lady Giants came from Morrisette in the 100, Lindsey in the 200 and Kimora Rapp in the 400.

Lindsey also won the long jump competition and Sarah Watson took first-place in the high jump.

Bryce McKinstry

As for the boys team, Bryce McKinstry won three events. He took first-place in the high jump and 400 dash and ran a leg of the top-finishing 4×400 relay, along with Jonathan Martin, Ivan Starkwrather and Ka’Von Martin.

Starkweather also placed first in the 200 and Jason Burling finished first in the shot put.


Individual placers in the top eight are listed below.


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Team Results: Fremont Ross finished first out of eight team, totaling 161 points while second-place Findlay scored 107.

4×800 Relay:  Ashanti Elkins, Allison Taylor, Hayley Wilson, McKela Elder, 3rd, 10:28.83

100 Hurdles: Makenna Englund, 3rd, 17.47

100 Dash: Briana Morrisette, 1st, 12.93; Jadyn Rozzell, 5th, 13.73

4×200 Relay: Kimora Rapp, Ashanti Elkins, Briana Morrisette, Jazzele Lindsey, 1st, 1:47.04 (New meet record)

1600 Run: McKela Elder, 1st, 5:20.19 (New meet record)

4×100 Relay: Nadia Kirksey, Briana Morrisette, Jazzele Lindsey, Jadyn Rozzell, 1st, 50.88 (New meet record)

400 Dash: Kimora Rapp, 1st, 1:01.59; Ashanti Elkins, 3rd, 1:03.55

300 Hurdles: No Top 8 Finishers

800 Run: McKela Elder, 1st, 2:21.13 (New meet record)

200 Dash: Jazzele Lindsey, 1st, 27.37; Briana Morrisette, 2nd, 27.50

3200 Run: No Top 8 Finishers

4×400 Relay: Ashanti Elkins, Kimora Rapp, Madalyn Metcalf, AnneMarie Moses, 2nd, 4:17.29

Long Jump: Jazzele Lindsey, 1st, 16-03.50; Kayley Lawrence, 6th, 14-01.50

High Jump: Sarah Watson, 1st, 5-00.00; Olivia DeRodes, 3rd, 5-00.00

Shot Put: Emma Jahns, 6th, 33-05.00; Olivia Baptista, 7th, 31-07.50

Discus: Marissa Overmyer, 6th, 98-10

Pole Vault: AnneMarie Moses, 1st, 11-06.00 (Tied own meet record); Allison Taylor, 4th, 9-00.00

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Team Results: Fremont Ross finished first out of eight teams, totaling, 128.5 points, with Defiance finishing second with 92 points.

4×800 Relay: Jayden Scott, Ka’Von Martin, Isaias Ortiz, Evan Starkweather, 2nd, 8:39.68

110 Hurdles: No Top 8 Finishers

100 Dash: No Top 8 Finishers

4×200 Relay: No Top 8 Finishers

1600 Run: Zach Edmonds, 2nd, 4:33.83; Ethan McClory, 3rd, 4:42.42

4×100 Relay: Spencer Price, Andrew Born, Hayden Lehmann, Kaden Garza, 6th, 46.74

400 Dash: Bryce McKinstry, 1st, 51.13; Ivan Starkweather, 4th, 53.91

300 Hurdles: No Top 8 Finishers

800 Run: Jayden Scott, 2nd, 2:07.09

200 Dash: Ivan Starkweather, 1st, 23.87

3200 Run: Ethan McClory, 2nd, 10:09.93; Brayden Darr, 4th, 10:22.08

4×400 Relay: Jonathan Martin, Bryce McKinstry, Ivan Starkweather, Ka’Von Martin, 1st, 3:34.74

Long Jump: Ka’Von Martin, 6th, 18-09.50; Spencer Price, 7th, 18-09.25

High Jump: Bryce McKinstry, 1st, 6-00.00; Hayden Lehmann, 3rd, 6-00.00

Shot Put: Jason Burling, 1st, 46-03.50; Mike Thomas, 2nd, 42-10.75

Discus: No Top 8 Finishers

Pole Vault: Keaton Jordan, 2nd, 12-06.00; Luis Lopez, 8th, 9-00.00