Talawanda’s Kyra Koontz lands in the long-jump pit Tuesday during the ninth annual Dale Plank Invitational track & field meet at Talawanda. Koontz won four individual events, helping the host Brave win the girls team championship. RICK CASSANO/STAFF

Prep track: Koontz powers host Talawanda girls to another Plank title

OXFORD — Kyra Koontz won four individual events Tuesday and led the Talawanda High School girls track squad to its second straight team championshp in the ninth annual Dale Plank Invitational.

Koontz, a junior, was victorious in the long jump, triple jump, 100-meter hurdles and 100 dash for the host Brave, who totaled 214 points to conquer Badin (119.5), Valley View (99), Edgewood (80.5), Madison (52), Hamilton (51), Twin Valley South (39), Ross (34) and Talawanda B (8).

Koontz set meet records in the long jump (17 feet, 5.25 inches) and triple jump (33 feet, 11 inches). Also breaking or tying meet records were Valley View’s Anna Roach in the 400 (59.65) and Elizabeth Barnett in the pole vault (10 feet), along with Talawanda’s Hannah Lippincott in the 3,200 (11:27.31).

» PHOTOS: Rick Cassano’s gallery from the Dale Plank Invitational

Valley View repeated as the boys team champion with 148 points, followed by Talawanda (118), Edgewood (107), Badin (106), Hamilton (81), Ross (74), Madison (37), Twin Valley South (22) and Talawanda B (5).

The Brave’s Kiefer Bell was the only two-event winner in the boys competition. He ruled the 800 and 1,600 runs, establishing a new meet record in the 1,600 (4:36.12).

Here are the team standings and the top three finishers in each event:

Boys Standings

1. Valley View 148; 2. Talawanda 118; 3. Edgewood 107; 4. Badin 106; 5. Hamilton 81; 6. Ross 74; 7. Madison 37; 8. Twin Valley South 22; 9. Talawanda (B) 5

Boys Results

3,200 relay — 1. Talawanda 8:52.22; 2. Badin 8:55.55; 3. Edgewood 9:04.39; 110 hurdles — 1. Justin Browning (TAL) 16.27; 2. Aaron Valenti (VV) 17.73; 3. Ethan Meyer (HAM) 17.74; 100 — 1. Marshall Flaig (BAD) 11.65; 2. Wade Phillips (EDG) 11.78; 3. Lucas Lynch (VV) 11.80; 800 relay — 1. Badin 1:33.37; 2. Hamilton 1:37.91; 3. Ross 1:39.27; 1,600 — 1. Kiefer Bell (TAL) 4:36.12; 2. David Kraushar (TAL) 4:36.24; 3. Nathan Thobe (MAD) 4:39.01; 400 relay — 1. Badin 44.83; 2. Valley View 46.37; 3. Hamilton 46.55; 400 — 1. Zach Keener (VV) 53.52; 2. Brennan McIntosh (EDG) 53.84; 3. Mekhi Bouldin (ROS) 55.12; 300 hurdles — 1. Ethan Meyer (HAM) 44.56; 2. Aaron Valenti (VV) 45.49; 3. Dylan Cornett (VV) 45.92; 800 — 1. Kiefer Bell (TAL) 2:06.90; 2. Aidan Drake (BAD): 2:07.66; 3. Ryan Michael (VV) 2:09.57; 200 — 1. Lucas Lynch (VV) 23.51; 2. Dalton Miller (ROS) 23.84; 3. Wade Phillips (EDG) 23.86; 3,200 — 1. Nathan Thobe (MAD) 10:11.24; 2. David Kraushar (TAL) 10:12.63; 3. Dominic Seigel (BAD) 10:26.83; 1,600 relay — 1. Badin 3:34.70; 2. Valley View 3:39.67; 3. Edgewood 3:44.23; Discus — 1. Francisco Perez (HAM) 138-8; 2. Luke Mattia (HAM) 138-7; 3. Isaac Hamilton (EDG) 133-1; High jump — 1. Hunter Baumann (ROS) 5-10; 2. Davon Starks (BAD) 5-8; 3. Corey Morris (MAD) 5-8; Long jump — 1. Davon Starks (BAD) 20-4; 2. Braden Brem (VV) 20-2.25; 3. Corey Morris (MAD) 19-1; Shot put — 1. William Mischke (ROS) 44-2; 2. Isaac Hamilton (EDG) 43-8; 3. Luke Mattia (HAM) 42-7; Pole vault — 1. Jarrett Lynch (VV) 12-0; 2. Nicholas Davis (ROS) 11-6; 3. Logan Tays (VV) 11-0; Triple jump — 1. Isaiah Wolf (EDG) 37-4; 2. Jarrett Lynch (VV) 36-3.25; 3. Logan Tays (VV) 33-8

Girls Standings

1. Talawanda 214; 2. Badin 119.5; 3. Valley View 99; 4. Edgewood 80.5; 5. Madison 52; 6. Hamilton 51; 7. Twin Valley South 39; 8. Ross 34; 9. Talawanda (B) 8

Girls Results

3,200 relay — 1. Talawanda 10:42.73; 2. Badin 10:48.65; 3. Ross 11:26.58; 100 hurdles — 1. Kyra Koontz (TAL) 15.60; 2. Acasia McGuire (MAD) 17.46; 3. Kaylin Lawson (EDG) 17.47; 100 — 1. Kyra Koontz (TAL) 13.27; 2. Ainsley Clark (TAL) 13.72; 3. Chloe Meyer (EDG) 13.73; 800 relay — 1. Badin 1:51.04; 2. Valley View 1:54.02; 3. Talawanda 1:57.51; 1,600 — 1. Maddy Iden (TAL) 5:31.65; 2. Libby Farmer (TAL) 5:52.46; 3. Paige Toelke (ROS) 6:06.49; 400 relay — 1. Badin 52.44; 2. Talawanda 52.53; 3. Valley View 53.40; 400 — 1. Anna Roach (VV) 59.65; 2. Taylor Wissman (BAD) 1:03.81; 3. Taniah Richard (HAM) 1:06.09; 300 hurdles — 1. Acasia McGuire (MAD) 52.05; 2. Shaw Hawkey (VV) 53.08; 3. Lyndsee Ramps (VV) 53.71; 800 — 1. Paige Parrish (BAD) 2:30.20; 2. Kaya Davis (EDG) 2:32.47; 3. Maddy Iden (TAL) 2:35.28; 200 — 1. Emily Maher (BAD) 27.55; 2. Clara Walton (VV) 27.69; 3. Chloe Meyer (EDG) 27.76; 3,200 — 1. Hannah Lippincott (TAL) 11:27.31; 2. Paige Parrish (BAD) 12:27.84; 3. Eva Motta (TAL) 12:33.82; 1,600 relay — 1. Valley View 4:17.92; 2. Badin 4:19.97; 3. Talawanda 4:27.59; Discus — 1. Jenna Tegge (TAL) 96-5; 2. Kari Herrmann (TAL) 94-10; 3. Samantha Bennett (MAD) 93-7; High jump — 1. Kaylin Lawson (EDG) 5-0; 2. Ariana Avery (HAM) 4-10; 3. Molly Anthony (BAD), Sarah Curry (TAL) 4-8; Long jump — 1. Kyra Koontz (TAL) 17-5.25; 2. Madison Johnson (TVS) 16-3.5; 3. Jillian Smith (BAD) 16-0.5; Shot put — 1. Emma Broermann (BAD) 37-3; 2. Nature Sanford (HAM) 35-10; 3. Ryan Hawkey (VV) 33-5; Pole vault — 1. Elizabeth Barnett (VV) 10-0; 2. Chloe Garcia (MAD) 9-0; 3. Jayden Carder (EDG) 8-6; Triple jump — 1. Kyra Koontz (TAL) 33-11; 2. Sarah Curry (TAL) 32-6; 3. Chayse Redpath (TAL) 27-11.5

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