Junior David Merdich and sophomore Micah Beckwith were honored with a clap-out before they left for the OHSAA State Track and Field Meet this weekend in Columbus. Micah has qualified for his second straight trip to State in four of the seated events, the shot put, 100, 200, and 800 meter run. Last year he was All-Ohio in three of those events. He will compete today (May 31) in semi’s with the top 9 performances moving on to the finals on Saturday. David has qualified for his first trip to the State Meet in the shot put. He will compete on Saturday, June 1 at noon.
Pictured above are Micah and his coach and Boardman Boys Head Coach John Phillips, Boys and Girls Throwing Coach John Pallini and David. Spartan Nation wishes Micah and David the very best this weekend.