Indians push more athletes to state


Staff report



Mechanicsburg’s David Harvey delivers the baton to Jared Butcher during the 4x200 relay preliminaries at the Division III regional meet in Troy.


TROY – Mechanicsburg made sure David Harvey wasn’t going to be alone at the state track and field meet next week.

The Indians qualified a handful of athletes through at the Division III regional championships on Friday at Troy High School and ended up finishing in first place on the boys’ side.

The 4×200 relay team placed third to advance, running the race in 1:32.24. Bryce Waring won the 200 meter and Jared Butcher also got out to state with a second-place finish in the 400-meter run in 50.99. Harvey also followed up his qualification in the long jump with a third-place finish in the high jump at 6-04.

For West Liberty-Salem, Joey Adams qualified second in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:29.57 and the girls’ 4×400 team finished third in 4:05.64.

Competing but not qualifying for state for WL-S were Caylee Karg (300H) and Morgan Freyhof (100).

Mechanicsburg’s David Harvey delivers the baton to Jared Butcher during the 4×200 relay preliminaries at the Division III regional meet in Troy.
http://burgtelegram.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_BurgRelay4x200HarveyButcher052516.jpgMechanicsburg’s David Harvey delivers the baton to Jared Butcher during the 4×200 relay preliminaries at the Division III regional meet in Troy.

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