Avery Ewing leads Women's Track and Field team on Day 2 of Findlay Alumni Classic

Avery Ewing leads Women's Track and Field team on Day 2 of Findlay Alumni Classic

By Madison Essinger

FINDLAY — Senior Avery Ewing (Kokomo/Eastern) placed third in the 800-meter run in 2:20.76 to lead the Ohio Northern women's track and field team on the second day of the Findlay Alumni Classic & Elite Throws meet on Saturday afternoon at the Malcolm Athletic Center.

Ewing was also a part of the distance medley relay team with sophomore Chyanne Retcher (Ney/Fairview) and seniors Taylor Fisher (Wapakoneta) and Madeleine Routhier (West Unity/Hilltop) which finished second in 13:08.90.

Freshman Kayla Silva (Westerville/South) and junior Taylor Lavey (New Baltimore/Findlay) finished 3-4 the 60 dash in 8.04 and 8.05 seconds, respectively.

In the 200 dash, Silva was fourth in :27.00 and Lavey was fifth in :27.04.

The 4x400 relay team of freshman Courtney Smith (North Huntingdon/Norwin), Lillian Hirschfeld (Minster) and Emily Norden (Carey) and junior Melinda McIntosh (Farmersville/Valley View) placed fourth in 4:17.54.

In the long jump, sophomore Stella DeWitt (Weston/Cardinal Stritch) was third with a leap of 5.28 meters.

Senior Tia Harris (Newton Falls) was fourth in the open weight throw with a toss of 14.74 meters. 

This meet was not scored.

The Polar Bears will continue their season on Saturday when they host the annual Joe Banks Invitational at the ONU Sports Center.