By Caleb Scott
DELAWARE — Senior Kase Schalois (Van Wert) and junior Samuel Boyd (Killbuck/West Holmes) led the Ohio Northern men's outdoor track and field team to a fourth place finish at the All-Ohio Championships hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University.
The Polar Bears scored 68 points and improve to 51-14 overall.
Schalois finished first in the 5,000-meter run in 15:09.14 to lead Northern.
Boyd won the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 9:36.03 and won beat the rest of the field by nearly eight seconds.
Junior Bobby Borger (Perrysburg) also posted a top-5 finish in the 5,000-meter run as he finished fourth in the event in 15:39.14.
Senior Lucas Shumate (Wapakoneta/Spencerville) led the Polar Bears in the field as he posted a second place finish in the hammer throw with a toss of 180' 3.00".
The throw is currently tied for 11th best in the nation among Div. III athletes.
Shumate also finished second in the discus with a toss of 148' 6.00".
Senior Andrew Harden (Dayton/Vandalia-Butler) posted a top-3 finish in the 1,500-meter run in 4:06.21.
In the shot put, senior Zane Augustine (Cranberry Township, Pa./Seneca Valley) finished fourth with a toss of 46' 7.25".
Junior Alexander Sibila (Zionsville, Ind.) posted a fourth place finish in the high jump, clearing 6' 4.00".
In the 400-meter dash, junior Conner Karg (West Liberty/Salem)finished fourth overall with a time of :49.60.
Northern will return to the track Saturday, Apr. 22 as it hosts the Polar Bear Invitational at Kerscher Stadium.