Junior David Merdich qualified for his first trip to the OHSAA State Track and Field Meet and finished in 17th place with a toss of 49’11 1/2”. David threw 52’11.75 at the Regional Meet the week before to qualify to the State Meet. Many of his teammates and family came down to watch him compete. He is pictured above with his throwing coach John Pallini, his family and some of his Spartan teammates. Spartan Nation is proud of David’s accomplishments this entire year.