Lehman fares well in NWCC meet


MCGUFFEY — Lehman fared well in the Northwest Central Conference meet held on Saturday at Upper Scioto Valley.

The Lehman girls won the league title by default — Lehman was the only school with a full girls team.

Of the 21 runners in the girls varsity race, ten of them were Lady Cavs, including the top three. Caroline Heitmeyer wonm the race in 21:15, Jenna Zimmerman was second in 21:35 and Alana O’Leary third in 2:38.

Three other runners made the top ten in Maria Schmiesing, Claire Schmiesing and Janelle Gravunder. M. Schmiesing was eighth, C. Schmiesing ninth and Gravunder 10th.

Emily Teague of Riverside finished sixth.

In the boys competition, there were four schools with enough to figure in the team standings, and Lehman placed third behind champion Waynesfield and Upper Scioto. The Cavs had 48, just six off the winner’s total.

Isaiah Winhoven led Lehman by placing second in 18:43, and was one of three Cavaliers in the top ten. Brandon Simmons was fifth and Malachi Bezy eighth. Elias Bezy came in 16th andB lake Leffel was 22nd.

• In junior high action, Lehman’s Andrew Wiseman placed third in 18:13 in the boys race, and Sophie Rattermanb was fourth in the girls race. Riverside’s Madison Bell placed sixth.


Saturday at Upper Scioto

Final boys standings — 1. Waynesfield 42, Upper Scioto Valley 43, 3. Lehman 48, 4. Lima Perry 68.

Lehman — 2. Isaiah Winhoven 18:43, 5. Brandon Simmons 19:20, 8. Malachi Bezy 19:45, 16. Elias Bezy 21:25, 22. Blake Leffel 23:41.

Riverside — 18. Ethan Williams 23:16.

Final girls standings — 1. Lehman 25 (only school with a full team)

Lehman — 1. Caroline Heitmeyer 21:15, 2. Jenna Zimmerman 21:35, 3. Alana O’Leary 22:38, 8. Maria Schmiesing 23:53, 9. Clare Schmiesing 24:14.

Riverside — 6. Emily Teague 23:32, 16. Darian Boyer 27:37, 21. Samantha Neely 34:06.