A move to Division II has not slowed the Columbus School for Girls track and field team.

A move to Division II has not slowed the Columbus School for Girls track and field team.

The Unicorns earned the Division II district championship by scoring 111 points in the district meet that concluded May 21 at Westerville South. Buckeye Valley (67) was runner-up as 22 teams scored.

CSG had achieved success in Division III in recent seasons, finishing second at district last season after winning a district title in 2014.

"We had someone in every final, and that really put us in good position," first-year coach Jen Bunker said. "The girls really performed well for us."

At district, the Unicorns won three relays and were runners-up in another. They finished first in the 3,200-meter relay (9 minutes, 52.17 seconds) with Lauren Carmon, Alya Kazemi, Eleanor Smith and Anna Tierney, the 1,600 relay (4:02.67) with Kazemi, Isabella Pesavento, Smith and Alicia Donley and the 800 relay (1:45.83) with Pesavento, Donley, Kazemi and Imani Babatunde.

The 400 relay of Sadiyah Babatunde, Pesavento, Emily Dewolf and Imani Babatunde was runner-up (50.57).

The top four finishers in each district event advanced to regional Thursday, May 26, and Saturday, May 28, at Lexington.

Also placing second were Kazemi in the 300 hurdles (47.83), Imani Babatunde in the 200 (25.93) and Donley in the 400 (59.53). Finishing third were Pesavento in the 400 (59.89), Smith in the 800 (2:18.57) and Sadiyah Babatunde in the discus (104 feet, 8 inches), and placing fourth were Donley in the high jump (4-10), Sadiyah Babatunde in the shot put (35-3 3/4), Dewolf in the 100 hurdles (17.59) and Tierney in the 1,600 (5:31.13).

At regional, the top four finishers in each event advance to state June 3 and 4 at Ohio State.

Lacrosse team reaches regional semi

The lacrosse team played at top-seeded DeSales in a Division II South/Central Region semifinal May 23.

The seventh-seeded Unicorns entered the game 13-5, having won 13 of their previous 14 games.

"We're playing well at the right time," coach Kellen Morrissey said. "We're playing well as a team and everyone is contributing."

The semifinal winner plays host to second-seeded Cincinnati Indian Hill or 12th-seeded Cincinnati Seton in a regional final Thursday, May 26. Indian Hill was 15-3 and Seton was 8-8 before playing May 23. The Unicorns have not played either team this season.

The regional champion advances to a state semifinal June 3 at Thomas Worthington.

Molly Bokor scored five goals as the host Unicorns defeated 10th-seeded Granville 11-8 on May 20 in a second-round game. Lexie Armstrong, Lily Berger, Ella Fronk, Avery Hinson, Addie Standley and Katie Wagenbrenner each added one goal and goalkeeper Christian Shorter had five saves.

CSG defeated 27th-seeded Dayton Oakwood 17-1 on May 17 at home in the first round. Berger scored four goals and Bokor, Fronk, Hinson and Olivia Zerick each scored two.