Tigers capture McClain Invitational crown

The Circleville girls track and field team continued a solid season on Friday by setting three new meet records in claiming the championship of the McClain Invitational.

The Tigers won the eight-team event with 158 points, followed by host McClain with 139.

The Circleville girls track and field team poses for a photo with their championship hardware on Friday after the McClain Invitational.

Sophomore speedster Faith Yancey had another banner day for the Tigers, setting a new meet record of 26.16 in the 200 along with also winning the 100 in 12.81.

Yancey also teamed with Makya Cockerham, Addison Lowe and Lily Winter to win the 800 relay in a new meet record of 1:48.15. Lowe, Ellie Patrick, Yancey and Winter also set a new meet record in winning the 1600 relay in 4:14.80.

The Tigers also won the 3200 relay, with Morgan Blakeman, Maddux Bigam, Audrey Fausnaugh and Patrick turning in a time of 10:44.40.

Winter won the 400 in 59.82 and finished second in the 200 in 27.26, and Bigam prevailed in the 1600 in 5:32.63.

Patrick took silver in the 800 in 2:34.07 and Aly Hatfield was second in the 3200 in 13:13.49.
Ford finished second in the pole vault at 9-06 feet.

On the boys side, the Tigers finished fifth with 50.5 points.

McClain won the eight-school meet with 171.5 points, narrowly beating out Miami Trace with 169.5.

Circleville won the 800 relay with Jude Blair, Jake Yancey, Daniel Cutliff and Joe Streitenberger turning in a time of 1:36.26.

Zach Buitendorp claimed top honors in the pole vault at 13 feet.

Full meet results

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