CHARLESTON — On a day the place the solar shined, the clouds opened up and lightning struck, the West Virginia Class A state observe meet got here to an finish Thursday at College of Charleston Stadium at Laidley Discipline.
With a plethora of athletes making their approach to the rostrum, it was Magnolia’s Jason Beisel and Mady Winters making essentially the most noise.
After securing the 400 on Wednesday, it was again to enterprise for Beisel as he gained the 100 (11.31) and 200 (23.23).
“It’s been a whole lot of enjoyable. I’d wish to thank my coaches, particularly Coach (Trey) Meeks for pushing me to be my greatest and to get the chance to indicate all people what I’ve,” Beisel mentioned. “It’s undoubtedly enjoyable.”
Beisel helped the Magnolia boys end third as a staff. Doddridge County gained the meet with 122.5 factors whereas Ritchie County positioned second (95.5).
Mady Winters additionally claimed a number of particular person titles for the Blue Eagles on the woman’s facet. She set a brand new report within the shot put with a throw of 41-07.25 and likewise claimed the discus (125-05).
“It was undoubtedly a purpose that I had in thoughts coming down right here,” Winters mentioned about breaking the report. “Being ranked first by a big quantity, it was one thing that I had in thoughts that I needed to do.”
Gavin Postlethwait additionally claimed a person state championship for the Blue Eagles. He secured a private greatest within the excessive soar by clearing the bar at 6-02 en path to a title.
“I knew I may do it,” Postlethwait mentioned.
“It’s one thing new, undoubtedly, however I got here out with confidence and obtained the job carried out.”
The Blue Eagles 4×800 staff claimed gold by inches. On the anchor leg, Gavin Herrick edged out Doddridge County’s Trent Gola by lower than a second timing in at 8:40.93. Additionally on the staff was Lucas Zombotti, Brady Renner and Trevor Williamson.
Additionally profitable a state championship on the boys’ facet was Wheeling Central’s Aidan Scott. He claimed the 1600 in a time of 4:42.32 a day after inserting second within the 3200.
“This race (Thursday) has been actually enjoyable,” Scott mentioned. “I like racing and I do know all the blokes out right here love racing, too. I really feel like due to them, I had nice competitors and that they may push me just a little bit extra.”
Scott’s teammate, Cooper Blair positioned fifth within the 100 for the Maroon Knights.
He was additionally on Wheeling Central’s second place 4×100 relay that consisted of Payton Marling, Nigel Walsh and Bobby Geyer. These 4 additionally positioned sixth within the 4×200.
The Maroon Knights completed fifth total.
Additionally, for the Blue Eagles, Herrick positioned third within the 800 whereas the shuttle hurdle groups of Chase Glover, Brady Renner, Marcus Barnes and Logan Beegle positioned sixth.
Renner, Herrick, Allen Collins and Williamson positioned sixth within the 4×400 for the Blue Eagles.
Tyler Consolidated’s Haydn Brown tied for second within the excessive soar whereas teammate Austin Timmons secured sixth within the 300 hurdles.
Timmons was additionally on the fourth place 4×400 staff with Sean Winfrey, Trey Landis and Sage Landis.
Paden Metropolis’s shuttle hurdle staff of Jasup Spragg, Zane Yeater, Logan Smith and Shane Anderson collected a fifth-place end.
Madonna’s 4×800 staff (Peyton Moore, Lennon Dietrich, Marc Pietranton and Korey Kakascik) positioned sixth.
Tyler Consolidated’s Jocelyn Foltz claimed gold within the 100 as she clocked in at 13.13.
“I’m nonetheless making an attempt to course of it, but it surely feels actually good,” Foltz mentioned. “It’s wonderful. I’ve a whole lot of good women in my grade and all of them are nice rivals. They push me the place I’m. I’m simply grateful for all my rivals and everybody that has pushed me this far.”
Foltz additionally positioned sixth within the lengthy soar and was on the 4×100 relay staff that positioned fourth. Makayla Haught, Caitlyn Northcraft and Victoria Yost have been additionally on the staff.
Magnolia’s Jaci Rohde secured third within the 100 and fifth within the lengthy soar.
She was additionally on the 4×200 relay staff that positioned fourth. The staff additionally included Julia Lilze, Kaylee Cline and Bre Herrick.
The 4×100 of Kalleigh Beisel, Lilze, Bre Herrick and Rohde positioned second.
For the Blue Eagles, the shuttle hurdle staff of Lenecia Grimm, Shaela Holliday, Emma Spitzer and Reese Hale positioned sixth.
For Madonna, Kristina Lesho positioned third within the 1600 and sixth within the 800.
The Blue Dons additionally secured third within the 4×800 (Lesho, Ella Wingett, Juliana Velegol and Sofia-Teresa DiBacco).
Lesho, Velegol and DiBacco additionally secured fourth within the 4×400 with Angelina Spickard.
For Paden Metropolis, Hope Weber claimed third in each the discus and shot put whereas Mallory Yeater took fourth within the lengthy soar and Hallie McDonald secured sixth within the 100 hurdles.
The Magnolia women completed fifth whereas each Madonna and Paden Metropolis every secured a Prime 10 end tying for eighth.
Williamstown gained the ladies meet scoring 130 factors whereas Doddridge County claimed runner-up (73).
Oak Glen’s Kamela Ward began the Class AA state championship with a second-place end within the 400. Matthew Greenlief additionally positioned within the 400 for the Golden Bears on the boys’ facet as he crossed the road in third.