Olentangy High School junior Nicey Bauman and Orange senior Katelyn Daniels each won two events in the Division I, district 1 track and field meet May 21, 23 and 25 at Hilliard Darby.

Olentangy High School junior Nicey Bauman and Orange senior Katelyn Daniels each won two events in the Division I, district 1 track and field meet May 21, 23 and 25 at Hilliard Darby.

Bauman, a junior, won the 100-meter hurdles (15.17 seconds) and 300 hurdles (44.51) to pace the Braves girls, who scored 32 points and were 10th of 17 teams behind champion Hilliard Davidson (90). Teammate Emily Ginter, a sophomore, was third in the high jump (5 feet, 1 inch).

The top four finishers in each event qualified for the regional meet, which began May 29 and concludes Friday, May 31, at Pickerington North.

The Olentangy boys 400, 800 and 1,600 relays also advanced with seniors Ramal Iverson, Colin McShane and Dan Wruble and junior Jeff Clark. The 400 relay (42.96) and 1,600 relay (3:21.17) each placed second, and the 800 relay was third (3:21.17) as the Braves finished eighth (32) of 15 teams behind champion Pickerington North (159.5).

Daniels, a Michigan State signee, won the shot put (45-5) and discus (132-7) to lead the Pioneers girls to 33 points and a tie for 10th with Worthington Kilbourne. Junior Udoka Durunna was fourth in the high jump (5-0).

Senior Triston Richardson was second in the pole vault (14-4) as the Pioneers boys finished 15th (13).

The Liberty boys and girls teams each placed fifth. The boys scored 51 points and the girls had 50.5.

Junior Andrew Johnston won the boys 3,200 (9:34.93). He will be joined at regional by junior David Trzcinski, who was third in the shot put (46-6 3/4); senior Zach VanGundy, who was fourth in the 1,600 (4:22.47); sophomore Jacob Merrels, who was fourth in the 200 (22.76); and the 3,200 relay, which was fourth (8:05.4) with Johnston, VanGundy and juniors Brad Wiemels and Josh Wojciechowski.

The second-place 3,200 relay (9:39.78) of sophomore Claire Wiles, junior Kylie Spring, freshman Claire Linn and senior Sarah Miller led the Liberty girls. Wiles was third in the 1,600 (5:12.76) and junior Ebony Nelson was third in the discus (102-4).

The top four finishers in each event at regional qualify for the state meet June 7 and 8 at Ohio State.

--Dave Purpura