The Covington girls won the first district championship sincewhile the boys put together a stellar effort with a fifth place finish at the district meet in Milton. Expectations are high once again for the Covington girls track team as they look to defend league and district championships. It was a memorable two days of competition at the regional track meet in Troy as seven Covington athletes stamped their tickets to the state meet.
The Covington Civington track team finished runner-up, while the boys took fifth in the Miami County Championships at Piqua on Tuesday. Twelve Covington athletes stamped their tickets to the state track meet with historic performances at the regional meet in Troy.
Breanna Kimmel returns after qualifying for state last season in the meter dash. Anna Dunn also has state experience from Cross Country.
Both Covimgton and Kimmel were a part of the 4x relay team that qualified for state as freshmen and Kimmel is a returning state qualifier in the meter dash. All 12 Covington competitors who qualified for state earned a medal at the State Track and Field Championships in Columbus over the weekend. The Covington girls track team finished runner-up at the Versailles Lady Tiger Classique on Saturday as they won seven events.
As always, we will work to produce some district and regional event champions and qualify girls to the state meet again this year. The Covington Covintgon track team won the Cross County Conference title for the second straight year, while the boys won titles in six events. The Covington girls track team returns a lot of talent from a year ago with hopes of returning to Columbus in several events.
The Covington girls track team had a strong showing on Saturday at the Meeet Tiger Classic in Versailles by finishing third in the team standings. Sophomores Paige Boehringer and Ashlyn Plessinger are stellar mid to long distance runners, while Lillian Hamilton and Leah Poling will contribute point in high jump and Lauren Christian is the school record holder in the shot.
Rayna Horner ed her letter of intent to continue her track and field career at Toldeo University. The Covington girls had a record-setting day in earning their second straight District Championship, while the boys track team advanced several competitors to regional with a third Covingto finish as a team.
The Covington boys and girls track teams had a strong showing in a home quad meet against Newton, Ansonia and Riverside on Tuesday. Jett Murphy recently committed to continue his vaulting career at Youngstown State University. The Covington boys and girls track teams competed in the Miami County Invitational on Tuesday as the girls finished third and Meet boys finished fourth respectively.
Plus, a talented group of newcomers the program after having great success at the junior high level.