A handful of area track standouts have punched their ticket to the state track meet, while others are one step closer.
Thursday at Meadowbrook High School it was day one at the Division II Regional track meet. The running events held their heat races, while some of the field events were completed. The finals of the races will be held Saturday.
Listed below are the results from the area athletes to either qualifiy for the state meet or qualify for the finals Saturday....
College Softball ------------------- D-III World Series at Raleigh, North Carolina
Losers Bracket final ----------------------- #2 Muskingum 1 #1 St. Thomas 5 F/10
Muskingums season comes to an end. The Fighting Fish fall to the 2-time defending national champ and number one team in the nation St. Thomas for the 2nd time in three days. This one in an elimination game 5-1 in 10 innings.
Muskingum comes out swinging, literally. Amy Iammarino and Jamie Echelberger each lace two-run singles in the 1st. The Muskies make the Bombers pay for two opening frame errors as they score six unearned runs in the first.
Erica Hoyt and Amy Mattin silence the Bomber bats...
College Softball -------------------- Division III World Series at Raleigh, NC #1 St. Thomas (MN) 13 #2 Muskingum 2
Two-time defending national champion St. Thomas (MN) makes a bold statement in showing the separation between the top two ranked teams in Division III. The game was a winners bracket semifinal at the college softball world series in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The No. 1 Tommies (47-2) run their postseason winning streak to 29,...
Already tabbed All-Central Region and OAC Player of the Year, Kari Hoying was named First Team NFCA All-American Thursday.
The Sophomore catcher paces Muskingum with a .484 batting average and 12 home runs. Not to mention she is close to breaking two Ohio Athletic Conference records. Her 76 hits and 64 RBI are both just 1 shy of the single-season OAC marks.
It was the sixth straight year a Muskie has been named...