Mackay just misses placing at state


J.T. Mackay leads a pack of runners in 3200 meter run at the Division I state meet Saturday in Columbus.

Ryan Cloud unleashes a toss in the shot put at the Division I state meet.

COLUMBUS — Despite a respectable time of 9:25.04 in the 3200 meter run Northmont senior J.T. Mackay finished ninth overall just missing placing among the top eight at the state track and field meet Saturday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

Kyle Mau if Hudson won the race with scorching fast time of 9:00.60 with Luke Landis of Norwalk placing second in 9:04.13. The state record of 8:55.04 was set in 2012 by Tsehaya Hiluf of Reynoldsburg.

Senior Ryan Cloud had a much more difficult time in the shot put. After placing fourth at the regional meet to qualify for state with a toss of 52 feet, 9.25 inches, the best Cloud could muster in Columbus was a toss of 50 feet, 4 inches to finish in 16th place.

Clayton Glasco of Pickerington Central took first place honors with a distance of 63 feet, 7.25 inches. Ben Peterson of Solon took second with toss of 62 feet, 9 inches. The state record of 71 feet, 7.5 inches was set in 2010 by Dustin Brode of Canfield.

State Track & Field Meet

3200 meter run

Kyle Mau 12 – Hudson 9:00.60

Luke Landis 12 – Norwalk 9:04.13

Andrew Jordan 11 – Watkins Memorial 9:09.93

Nick Grismer 12 – Mason 9:11.27

Dustin Horter 9 – Lak. East 9:13.87

Leif McFrederick 12 – Ashland 9:17.21

Hunter Moore 10 – Olen. Orange 9:20.75

Justyn Moore 11 – Shaker Hts. 9:21.77

JT Mackay 12 – Northmont 9:25.04

Harley Moyer 12 – Firestone 9:27.10

George McCartney 12 – Toledo C.C. 9:30.47

Steven Kapes 12 – Solon 9:34.55

Stephen Jones 11 – Troy 9:35.99

Matt Parkhurst 11 – Wester. North 9:41.56

Colin Burdette 12 – Hil. Davidson DNF

Nicolas Jarrell 12 – Tol. St. John’s Jesuit DQ

Shot Put

Clayton Glasco 12 – Pick. Central 63-07.25 ft

Ben Peterson 11 – Solon 62-09.00 ft

Christian Herold 11 – Lancaster 60-11.25 ft

Reggie Browley 12 – Mentor 60-00.25 ft

Robert Landers 12 – Wayne 59-08.00 ft

Jonathan Zedella 12 – St. Edward 58-07.00 ft

Chance Ehrnsberger 11 – Sandusky 58-04.50 ft

Nik Curtiss 11 – Lancaster 58-04.50 ft

Elliot Rhodes 12 – Norwalk 56-08.00 ft

Leo Crosby 11 – Zanesville 56-00.00 ft

Nick Zak 12 – Brunswick 55-09.75 ft

Tyson Jackson 12 – Wooster 54-04.25 ft

Brandon Zamary 12 – Aurora 53-09.00 ft

Jordan Thompson 12 – LaSalle 53-04.00 ft

Connor Stelljes 12 – St. Xavier 52-02.50 ft

Ryan Cloud 12 – Northmont 50-04.00 ft