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Girls Track And Field Looking To Set A New Record At Milford Invite

Posted on: April 25, 2016
Tags: Track and field

SETTING THE SCENE:  One field record fell last week, and one of the relay teams is closing in on setting a new school record.  Members of the girls track and field teams are hopeful that record will fall at home this week.  After a hiatus, the Milford Invitational returns. 

A NEW SCHOOL RECORD:  Milford's Clare Cartheuser competed at the Kings Field Event Festival on Apr. 23, where the senior Eagle shattered her own school record from 2015.

Cartheuser’s throw of 127-6 was good not only for first place at the meet, but was the third new record she has set in the past two seasons at Milford.  Saturday’s new record bested her previous throw of 122-50 at the OHSAA State Track/Field Meet in 2015, where she placed tenth.

A LOOK BACK:  The Milford girls placed fourth of fourteen teams following two wet days of competition at the Anderson Invitational.  The dominance of the Eastern Cincinnati Conference was evident, as Milford finished behind Turpin, Kings and Loveland.

The 4x100 Relay of Emma Netzel, Lindsey Lawson, Andrea Armstrong, Alex Evencheck finished in first place, at 51.30, just .20 shy of breaking the existing Milford girl’s record.

Milford athletes who qualified for the final and finished in the top eight of each event were as follows: 

100 Meter Hurdles

5th place, Haley Rodeffer (16.93) 

300 Meter Hurdles

3rd place, Haley Rodeffer (47.83) 

100 Meter Dash

2nd place, Lindsey Lawson (13.49)

6th place, Emma Netzel (13.74) 

200 Meter Dash

2nd place, Lindsey Lawson (27.22) 

400 Meter Dash

6th place, Piper Hilliard (1:03.96) 

800 Meter Run

8th place, Ali Kirk (2:33.20) 

Long Jump

8th place, Jenna Bellonby (14-06.50) 

Triple Jump

5th place, Maddee Ponder (27-11.75) 

Discus Throw

2nd place, Clare Cartheuser (121-11) 

Shot Throw

3rd place, Clare Cartheuser (31-08.00) 

4x100 Relay

1st place, Emma Netzel, Lindsey Lawson, Andrea Armstrong, Alex Evencheck (51.30) 

4x200 Relay

2nd place, (1:50.04) 

4x400 Relay

5th place, (4:21.68) 

4x800 Relay

7th place, (10:56.05) 

Team results: 

1.         Turpin                         141.5

2.         Kings                           121

3.         Loveland                     84.5

4.         Milford                        74

5.         Anderson                    56

6.         Amelia                         48

7.         Mt. Healthy                40

8.         Western Brown          35

9.         Sum. Co. Day              23.5

10.       McNicholas                 18.5

11.       New Richmond           16

12.       Cin. Co. Day                15

12.       Northwest Local HS    15

14.       Madeira                      7

15.       WILLIAMSBURG          4

16.       Anderson B                 1 

Preliminary and final results of the Anderson Invitational can be found HERE.

A LOOK AHEAD:   The Milford track and field teams will be at home this week, as MHS hosts its own Milford Invitational.  Schools scheduled to attend for the girl track and field competition include Milford (A & B), Mount Healthy, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, McNicholas, Madeira, New Richmond, Purcell Marion.

  • Wednesday, 4/27:      Field events start at 4:00 pm; track events start at 4:30 pm

INSIDE THE ECC:  The following Milford athletes/events fall in the top ten in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference.

  • Jenna Bellonby: t-6th long jump
  • Clare Cartheuser: 4th shotput; 1st discus
  • Madison Chittwood: t-5th long jump
  • Piper Hilliard: t-9th 400 meter dash;
  • Alissa Kirk: t-9th 800 meter run;
  • Aunjela Latham: t-5th high jump
  • Lindsey Lawson:  4th 100 meter dash; t-4th 800 meter run;
  • Emma Netzel: 3rd 100 meter dash
  • Haley Rodeffer:  5th 100 meter hurdles; 5th 300 meter hurdles
  • Jelena Vogt: 7th 3200 meter run
  • Hannah Woody: 10th 1600 meter run


  • 400 meter – 2nd  
  • 800 meter – 4th
  • 1600 meter – 6th
  • 3200 meter – 4th

POLL WATCH:   Mason continued as the area’s top team in the Division I coaches’ poll in week four, but the ECC’s Withrow took over second, and Kings fell to third.  Lakota West held at fourth, and Walnut Hill held steady at fifth.  Turpin soared to enter the poll at seventh, and Loveland fell to ninth, tied with Mount Healthy.  Milford received six votes this week, up from two, and was the only other ECC school to receive votes in week four.