Woodridge will head to Bedford’s Bearcat Stadium on Thursday and Saturday to compete in a Division II district track and field meet after winning Portage Trail Conference Metro Division boys and girls titles on Friday night at Crestwood.

The Woodridge girls, led by coach Jeff Howard, clinched their 14th consecutive conference championship with 150 points. Field (121) and Cloverleaf (99) rounded out the top three.

The Bulldogs boys earned their 12th league title in a row with 133 points under coach Scott Mercer. Coventry (98) and Cloverleaf (91) were second and third.

Woodridge won both 3,200-meter relays on Wednesday. Libby Howard, Evelyn Willett, Anastasia Bakuhn and Izzy Best clocked a 9:54 in the girls meet, and Caden Hibbs, Aaron Dutt, Brayden Whited and Zayd Elkurd posted a 8:14.99 in the boys meet.

Howard also won the 1,600 (5:26.16) and 3,200 (12:21.43), and Erin Eby won the 100 hurdles (15.99).

Woodridge’s Micah Blair finished first in the boys 1,600 (4:35.94) and the 3,200 (9:43.09), and teammate Marvin Montgomery Jr. won the 400 (52.05).

Ravenna’s Azsah Bradley won three individual PTC Metro girls titles — the 100 (12.38), 200 (25.55) and 400 (58.07). Best finished second in all three races.

Norton’s Tyler Scott won the 100 (11.04) and 200 (22.53) in the PTC Metro boys meet.

Rootstown and Crestwood each scored 137 points to finish atop the PTC County girls standings, and Garrettsville (169 points) and Crestwood (127½ points) went 1-2 on the PTC County boys side. Mogadore’s Hope Murphy and Connor Kerr both won two events.

 

Tucker update

CVCA senior Tre Tucker won four more Principals Athletic Conference track and field titles on Thursday at Triway to give him 16 in his career.

Tucker won the 100 (10.60 seconds), 200 (22.06), 800 relay (1:30.80) and long jump (22-3).

Triway won the boys team title with 130 points, and CVCA was second with 121. Orrville won the girls team crown with 159.33 points, and Tuslaw was second with 117.83.

 

Copley tops Norton

The Copley baseball team won 6-3 over previously undefeated Norton on Saturday.

Indians sophomore Nate Floyd made his varsity debut and earned the win by pitching two scoreless innings in relief and also had a single with two RBI. Sophomores Landon Robinson (two RBI) and Joe Reho (one RBI) also contributed offensively for Copley.

 

Michael Beaven can be reached at 330-996-3829 or mbeaven@thebeaconjournal.com.