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Lakewood Ranch High senior Olivia Ortiz won the 3,200-meter run at the Class 3A-District 9 meet April 17 in Seffner. File photo.
East County Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2013 4 years ago

East County athletes qualify for regional and state meets

by: Jen Blanco Sports Editor

Class 3A-District 9
The Lakewood Ranch High boys and girls track team crowned eight individual champions at the Class 3A-District 9 meet April 17 in Seffner.

The Lady Mustangs won the overall district title, and the boys finished third.
The top four finishers in each event earned a berth in the Class 3A-Region 3 meet April 25, at Charlotte High.

Class 1A-region 3
The Out-of-Door Academy’s Ashtin Frank and Catherine Williams both captured regional titles to lead the Lady Thunder to a sixth-place finish at the 27-team Class 1A-Region meet April 18, at Shorecrest Prep.
The top-four finishers in each event will advance to the FHSAA Finals April 26 in Jacksonville.

Regional qualifiers include:

• Carolyn Super (400)
• Kristin Zarrella (800 and 1,600)
• Michelle Last (800)
• Julia Ortiz (800)
• Katie Wray (1,600 and 3,200)
• Elizabeth Chandler (1,600)
• Olivia Ortiz (3,200)
• Talia Falco (100 hurdles, high
jump, long jump and triple jump)
• Ashley Bongart (high jump)
• Cree Lotterer (pole vault)
• Olivia Ogles (long jump)
• Rheya Jackson (triple jump)
• Savanna Sears (shot put)
• Amanda Johnson (shot put and discus)
• Girls 4x100 relay
• Girls 4x400 relay
• Girls 4x800 relay
• Sam Vrinios (400)
• Mitch Arnold (1,600 and 3,200)
• Steven Estes (1,600 and 3,200)
• Boys 4x100 relay
• Boys 4x800 relay
• Wyatt McLeod (shot put and discus)
• Daniel Somodi (shot put and discus)
• Michael Farhat (discus)

• Mary Stager (100 hurdles
and 300 hurdles)
• Alexis Cullen (3,200)
• Spirit Cress (pole vault)
• Kiki Mitchell (shot put)
• Victor Storhoff (800)
• Zac D’Urso (pole vault)
• Austin Fox (pole vault)

State qualifiers include:
• Ashtin Frank (pole vault)
• Catherine Williams (triple jump)
• Madison Shaw (100 hurdles
and 300 hurdles)
• Tre Gregory (pole vault)

• Grace Casagrande (800)
• Demardre Patterson (200)

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