AUSTINTOWN — Nolan Landis is headed to the Ohio High School Athletic Association state track and field tournament next weekend in at least one event.
The Madison senior won the Division I discus during the Austintown Fitch regional on Wednesday night.
Landis hurled a best of 195-06 to win by nearly 10 feet over Brecksville senior Tanner Watson.
The top four in each event qualify for the state tournament May 31-June 1 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus.
Landis finished in the discus last season at state.
He has a chance to qualify for the state in the shot on Friday.
Geneva sophomore Charlie Taylor placed eighth with a 145-4.
In running finals, the Geneva girls 4X800 relay team of Taylor Cupp, Renee Tetlow, Leah Costello and Elizabeth Joy took ninth in a time of 9:45.08. Chardon posted fourth in a time of 9:22.76.
The Eagles boys 4X800 relay team also notched ninth in a time of 8:16.41. That quartet included Alex Reese, Thomas Costello, Jacob Mirabell and Forrest Long.
Massillon Jackson finished fourth in a time of 8:00.77.
On Wednesday, finals were contested in boys and girls 4X800 relays, boys discus, long jump and pole vault and girls shot put and high jump. There were also preliminary running events.
MASSILLON — Pymatuning Valley's Jenna Harvey advanced to the state tournament on Wednesday in the high jump.
The sophomore placed fourth at 5-foot, 1-inches.
Badger senior Kiersten Tricker finished first at 5-5.25, followed by sophomore teammate Suzanne Shaffer at 5-2 and Louisville junior Cara Forbes.
In the shot put final, Grand Valley sophomore Madison Roskos claimed ninth at 34-11.50. Liberty junior Alyssa Wilson picked up the fourth spot at 36-3.