Panther duo place at regionals

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 29, 2008

PICKERINGTON — The day was short on finals but not success for a couple of Chesapeake Panthers track members.

The Panthers junior Aaron Allen and sophomore Peter Hintz both placed Wednesday during the first day of the Division III regional track meet.

A handful of field events and the 4×800-meter realy were the only finals on the first day of the meet that included preliminaries in the other running events. The remainder of the finals will be Friday.

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Allen cleared 12-feet, 6-inches to place eighth in the pole vault.

Hintz leaped 19-feet, six- and three-quarter inches and finished sixth in the long jump.

The Division II regional track meet will be held Thursday and Saturday at Byesville Meadowbrook High School.