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Milford’s Boys Track & Field Competing At Hamilton Invitational

Posted on: May 3, 2016
Tags: Track and field

SETTING THE SCENE:  Milford will head to the Hamilton Invitational this week, hoping to repeat as champions as they won the meet in 2015.  This is the last meet the team will have to build toward the Eastern Cincinnati Conference meet, to be held next week at Anderson.

A LOOK BACK:  In the midst of chilly temperatures and periodic rain, the Milford boys placed second of ten teams at their own Milford Invitational, behind only Mt. Healthy.  Milford also finished ahead of Turpin and Anderson of the ECC.

First place finishers included: Jake Cooley, 300 meter hurdles; Harris Craycraft, 3200 meter run; Dominic Dalessandro, 200 meter dash; and Dustin Reynolds, high jump.

Milford athletes in the top eight and earning points for each event were as follows: 

  • 110 Meter Hurdles
    • 2nd place, Manny Fernandez (16:75)
  • 300 Meter Hurdles
    • 1st place, Jake Cooley (43.02)
    • 4th place, Manny Fernandez (44.93)
  • 200 Meter Dash
    • 1st place, Dominic Dalessandro (23.55)
  • 400 Meter Dash
    • 4th place, Dustin Reynolds (52.39)
    • 8th place, Dillon Coleman (54:93)
  • 1600 Meter Run
    • 2nd place, Harris Craycraft (4:45.62)
  • 3200 Meter Run
    • 1st place, Harris Craycraft (10:41.27)
    • 8th place, Sean Vonderhaar (11:01.42)
  • Shot Put
    • 7th place, Daniel Wilson (40-02.25)
  • Discus
    • 2nd place, Daniel Wilson (119-09)
  • High Jump
    • 1st place, Dustin Reynolds (5-10.00)
    • 6th place, Jordan McConnaughey (5-04.00)
  • Long Jump
    • 4th place, Robbie McQueary (18-05.25)
    • 7th place, Manny Fernandez (17-11.00)
  • 4x100 Relay
    • 6th place, Dawson Slone, Dominic Dalessandro, Ben Greenwell, Jordan Latham (47.04)
  • 4x200 Relay
    • 2nd place, Jordan Latham, Dominic Dalessandro, Ben Greenwell, Dustin Reynolds (1:35.09)
  • 4x400 Relay
    • 3rd place, Jake Cooley, Dustin Reynolds, Harrison Eckels, Dominic Dalessandro (3:39.31)
  • 4x800 Relay
    • 8th place, Sean Vonderhaar, Kevin Hansbauer, Jay Hayes, Harrison Eckels (9:22.53) 

Team Results:

  • 1.         Mt. Healthy                                        131
  • 2.         Milford                                                111
  • 3.         McNicholas                                         79.5
  • 4.         Moeller                                               73
  • 5.         Turpin                                                 57
  • 6.         New Richmond                                   56
  • 7.         Mt. Healthy B                                     39.5
  • 8.         Cincinnati Hill Christian Academy         39
  • 8.         Anderson                                            39
  • 10.       Madeira                                              35 

Results of the Milford Invitational can be found HERE.

A LOOK AHEAD:   Milford will head to the Hamilton Invitational, hoping to repeat as champions as they won the meet in 2015.  This is the last meet the team will have to build toward the Eastern Cincinnati Conference meet. 

  • Tuesday, 5/2:              Hamilton Invitational, Hamilton High School, 4:00 pm

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

  • Jake Cooley:  7th 300 meter hurdles
  • Harris Craycraft:  t-8th 800 meter run; 6th 1600 meter run; 7th 3200 meter run
  • Dominic Dalessandro: 4th 200 meter dash
  • Manny Fernandez: 5th 110 meter hurdles; 10th long jump
  • Ben Greenwell: t-10th 100 meter dash
  • Jordan Latham: t-10th 100 meter dash
  • Jordan McConnaughey: t-9th high jump
  • Robbie McQueary: t-10th 100 meter dash; 5th long jump; t-9th high jump
  • Dustin Reynolds:  3rd high jump, 7th 400 meter dash
  • Daniel Wilson:  7th discus, 8th shot put 

Relays:

  • 400 meter – 3rd  
  • 800 meter – 3rd  
  • 1600 meter – 5th  
  • 3200 meter – 6th
  • 6400 meter – 2nd

POLL WATCH:   Mason held steady as the team in first position in the rankings of the Division I coaches’ poll for week five with LaSalle remaining in second.  However, Sycamore and Lakota East jumped to third and fourth, while the ECC’s Kings feel three spots and is now tied for fifth with fellow conference member Loveland, who fell from fourth. Withrow, previous ranked sixth, fell out of the poll completely, as did Anderson who was last week’s tenth place team. Walnut Hills (2) and Turpin (1) received votes this week, and Milford’s team received no votes in week five’s poll.