Record-setting day for Marx
CANTON — Salem junior Caitlyn Marx was the elite athlete Saturday.
Marx captured high-point honors in the field events with a pair of first-place finishes during a record-setting day at the Glen Oak-Second Sole Eagle Elite
In winning the discus, Marx had the top four throws in Columbiana County history and set a meet record with a toss of 155-feet-1 at Commings Field. She also had throws of 149-10, 149-6 and 146-3.
All four broke the school and county records of 146-0 she shared with Salem’s Alyssa Wright.
Marx also won shot put (39-8 3/4), while Salem sophomore Abbie Antram was second (39-0). Antram placed fourth in the discus (115-4) as the Quakers took one-two in the field events high-point honors.
Crestview junior Dominic Perry was first in the boys shot put (53-9 1/4). He had four throws over 50-7.
Strongsville swept the team titles as the boys won with 74 points and the girls with 63 1/2.
The Salem girls were sixth with 41 points.
The Salem boys were 12th with 22 1/2 points and the Crestview boys were 16th with 10 points, all on Perry’s shot put victory.
Salem junior Turner Johnson tied for fourth in the high jump (6-2) and Salem sophomore Hunter Christopher was fifth in the 3200 run (9:36.17). Christopher is third on Salem’s all-time list in the event.
The Salem boys place in three relays.
Salem’s Turner Johnson, Chase Ackerman, Seth Ameduri and Quinlan Rumsey was third in the 1600 relay (3:28.81).
Salem’s Quinlan Rumsey, Hunter Christopher, Jackson Corbisello and Trey Double was fourth in the 3200 relay (8:29.95).
Salem’s Turner Johnson, Josh Lehwald, Chase Ackerman and Brock Baddeley tied for seventh in the 800 relay (1:33.42).
For the Salem girls, Haley Rozeski, Carly Hall, Georgia McLachlan and Halle Cochran were fifth in the 3200 relay (10:10.71); Katelin Chilton, Paige Bailey, Mackenzie Perkins and Lydia McKee were seventh in the 800 relay (1:50.32); and Katelin Chilton, Lydia McKee, Haley Rozeski and Halle Cochran were seventh in the 1600 relay (4:16.69).