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Chesapeake, Lady Dragons win Panther relays

CHESAPEAKE - It's never a dull moment with the Chesapeake Panthers.

With so many of their runners very comparable, Chesapeake was able to use its depth to win the Panther Relays Tuesday.

"Jeff and Andy are close in the hurdles. A lot of our guys are like that. We make things interesting," Panthers coach Phil Davis said.

The Panthers had 81 points to win the boys meet. Ironton was second with 52 points followed by Rock Hill with 41, River Valley 37 and Spring Valley 27.

In the girls' meet, Fairland won with 77 points. Ironton was second with 55 points followed by River Valley with 36, Spring Valley 28 and Chesapeake 26.

Davis said the effort has the Panthers looking forward to Friday's Rock Hill Invitational.

"We're getting a little better," Davis said.

Panther Relays

Boys Team Scores

1. Chesapeake 81, 2. Ironton 52, 3. Rock Hill 41, 4. River Valley 37, 5. Spring Valley 27.

Field Events

High Jump - 1. Chesapeake (Brent Ransbottom, Dustin O'Brien, Mike Stapleton) 17-10, 2. Rock Hill.

Discus - 1. Chesapeake (Andy Ittig, Kory Thomas, Erik McWhorter) 361-2, 2. Ironton, 3. Spring Valley, 4. Rock Hill, 5. River Valley.

Pole Vault - 1. Chesapeake (Camron Pearson, Vernon Browning, Jake Sommerville) 21-0.

Long Jump - 1. Chesapeake (Chad Simmons, Dustin O'Brien, Mike Stapleton) 56-10, 2. Ironton, 3. (tie) Rock Hill, River Valley.

Shot Put - 1. Ironton 118-9 3/4, 2. Rock Hill, 3. Spring Valley, 4. River Valley, 5. Chesapeake.

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Running Events

4×1600 – 1. River Valley 20:17.8, 2. Spring Valley, 3. Rock Hill, 4. Chesapeake.

Shuttle Hurdles – 1. Chesapeake (Joe Riley, Andy Fraley, Vernon Browning, Jeff Thornburg) 1:00, 2. Ironton.

Sprint Medley – 1. Chesapeake (Chris Dempsey, Jackson Caynor, John Warner, Kenny Morgan) 1:45.4, 2. Rock Hill, 3. River Valley.

4×100 – 1. Ironton 46.5, 2. Chesapeake, 3. Rock Hill, 4. River Valley.

4×800 – 1. River Valley 9:08.7, 2. Chesapeake, 3. Spring Valley, 4. Ironton, 5. Rock Hill.

4×200 – 1. Ironton 1:36.9, 2. Chesapeake, 3. Rock Hill, 4. River Valley.

Distance Medley – 1. River Valley 12:06.8, 2. Spring Valley, 3. Chesapeake, 4. Ironton, 5. Rock Hill.

4×400 – 1. Chesapeake3:43.3, 2. Ironton, 3. Rock Hill, 4. RIver Valley.

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Girls Team Scores

1. Fairland 77, 2. Ironton 55, 3. River Valley 36, 4. Spring Valley 28, 5. Chesapeake 26.

Field Events

Long Jump - 1. River Valley 33-7, 2. Fairland, 3. Spring Valley.

Shot Put – 1. Fairland 75-2 1/2, 2. Chesapeake, 3. Ironton, 4. River Valley

Pole Vault – 1. Ironton, Fairland 13-6, 3. Chesapeake.

Discus - 1. Fairland 226-11, 2. Chesapeake, 3. Ironton.

High Jump - 1. Ironton 12-2, 2. Fairland, 3. River Valley, 4. Chesapeake.

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Running Events

4×1600 – 1. Spring Valley 26:48.7, 2. Fairland.

Shuttle Hurdles - 1. Ironton 1:16.3.

Sprint Medley – 1. Fairland 2:05.6, 2. Ironton, 3. Chesapeake.

4×100 – 1. Ironton 50.7, 2. River Valley, 3. Fairland, 4. Chesapeake.

4×800 – 1. Spring Valley 11;42.3, 2. Fairland, 3. Ironton.

4×200 – 1. Chesapeake 1:59.7, 2. Fairland, 3. River Valley.

Distance Medley – 1. Spring Valley 14:46, 2. Fairland, 3. River Valley.

4×400 – 1. Ironton 4:30.3, 2. Fairland.