TRACK: Hill 12th in state distance championship


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Amherst’s Logan Freeman clears his opening height at the Ohio State meet.


Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Audrey Fayer prepares to hand off to Alexis Alston in the third leg of the 4x200 relay.


Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Gracen Siegenthaler mentally prepares herself for the start of the 4x200 preliminary race. Amherst did not make it to the finals.


Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Josh Hill competes in the 3,200 meters at the Ohio state meet, where he placed 12th as a sophomore.


Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Taylor Hooks screams down the track in her preliminary race in the 100-meter dash. While she did not advance, Hooks is a two-time state qualifier in this event.


Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Josh Hill had the best finish for the Comets at the 2017 OHSAA state track and field meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.

He finished 12th in the boys 3,200-meter race with a time of 9:28.80.

Logan Freeman placed 15th in the pole vault with a height of 13 feet.

Taylor Hooks was 13th in the 100-meter dash preliminaries with a time of 12.41 seconds; she also placed 11th in the 200-meter dash preliminaries with a time of 25.55 seconds.

In the 400-meter dash prelims, Alexis Alston finished 12th with a time of 58.03 seconds.

Alston, Hooks, Gracen Siegenthaler, and Audrey Fayer teamed up in the 4×200-meter relay to finish in 1:44.88 for 14th place in the preliminaries.

Fayer, Siegenthaler, Brooke Armbruster, and Victoria Kubasak placed 16th in the 4×100-meter relay preliminaries with a time of 50.31.

Amherst’s Logan Freeman clears his opening height at the Ohio State meet.
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Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Audrey Fayer prepares to hand off to Alexis Alston in the third leg of the 4×200 relay.
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Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Gracen Siegenthaler mentally prepares herself for the start of the 4×200 preliminary race. Amherst did not make it to the finals.
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Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Josh Hill competes in the 3,200 meters at the Ohio state meet, where he placed 12th as a sophomore.
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Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

Taylor Hooks screams down the track in her preliminary race in the 100-meter dash. While she did not advance, Hooks is a two-time state qualifier in this event.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/06/web1_Taylor-Hooks-in-her-prelim-race-in-the-100m-dash-she-did-not-advance-but-she-is-a-two-time-state-qualifier-in-this-event.jpgTaylor Hooks screams down the track in her preliminary race in the 100-meter dash. While she did not advance, Hooks is a two-time state qualifier in this event.

Photos by Joseph Colon | Amherst News-Times

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