Jarren Williams of the Olentangy High School boys track and field team won the Division I, district 2 championship in the 100 meters and helped the 400 relay to a title, leading seven Braves individuals and two relays to the regional from the district meet that concluded May 23 at Hilliard Darby.
Freshman Stu Brdicka and senior Kevin Miller of the Olentangy High School boys tennis team qualified for the Division I state tournament for the first time and will compete in doubles Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30, at Ohio State.
The Olentangy Liberty High School boys lacrosse team had outscored its opponents 46-8 in its previous three contested games entering a Division I Central Region semifinal May 27 against fourth-seeded Dublin Jerome.
Making its debut in the Division I East Region tournament, the seventh-seeded Olentangy High School boys volleyball team upset fourth-seeded Dublin Scioto 22-25, 29-27, 25-15, 27-25 in the first round May 16 at home.
The result of the 1,600-meter relay did not affect the Olentangy Orange High School boys track and field team's finish in the Olentangy Invitational on May 1, but coach Adam Walters still beamed with pride regarding the race's final lap.
The Olentangy Liberty High School boys volleyball team struggled with mistakes in a key OCC-Cardinal Division match April 30 at Westerville North, making a total of 55 errors, including 17 service errors.
The Olentangy Liberty High School baseball team received the second seed for the Division I district tournament and opens the postseason Wednesday, May 13, at home against 35th-seeded Delaware or 41st-seeded Mifflin in a second-round game.
Senior goalkeeper Maddie Barnes stopped a free shot from 8 meters with 2.5 seconds left to preserve Olentangy's 14-13 win over host New Albany on April 30 as the Braves clinched the OCC-Capital Division title.
Olentangy Liberty High School boys volleyball coach Dave Hale was braced for the possibility of a rebuilding season considering his team lost seven key players to graduation, including the OCC-Cardinal Division and East Region Player of the Year in Tyler Menges.
Olentangy Orange High School softball coach Bruce Leary figured his team might be at a disadvantage when it opened with six road games against Florida squads, considering those opponents already had been playing together for a couple months.