SPENCERVILLE -—Ada competed well, especially in the boys field events, in the first day of the Northwest Conference track and field meet at Spencerville Thursday evening.

The Bulldog boys stand second behind only Columbus Grove after day one of competition, 45-30.5 points. Junior Noah Mattson won the shot put title to pace the Ada boys on the first day.

Sophomore Alex Morgan took second in the pole vault. Ada senior Zach Breidenbach finished fourth in the high jump. The Bulldog boys 4 x 800 relay quartet also came in third.




The Lady Bulldogs stand fifth among eight teams after day one with four points. The Ada girls 4 x 800 relay team came in fifth.


Boys day 1 team scores:
1) Columbus Grove 45
2) Ada 30.5
3) Bluffton 26
4) Lincolnview 23.5
5) Spencerville 22
6) Paulding 3
7) tie: Crestview & Delphos Jefferson 2

Top Ada boys finishers:
Shot put FINALS:
1st Noah Mattson 50-0.5

Pole vault FINALS:
2nd Alex Morgan 10-6

400 meters prelims:
2nd Michael Crouse 55.69q
8th Skylar Williams 56.8q

4x400 relay prelims:
2nd Ada 3:44.01
1) Michael Crouse 2) 808 Alex Morgan
3) Logan Williams 4) 802 Miguel Jordan

4x800 relay FINALS:
3rd Ada 8:55.25
1) Michael Crouse 2) Reece Evans
3) Carson Hissong 4) Miguel Jordan

High jump FINALS:
4th Zachary Breidenbach 5-8
7th Ian Dellifield 5-6

110 high hurdle prelims:
5th Daniel Mattson 17.35Q
6th Alex Morgan 17.73Q

100 meter prelims:
8th Logan Williams 11.94q

4x200 relay prelims:
8th Ada 1:42.24q
1) Daniel Mattson  2) John Rettig
3) Skylar Williams 4) Brad Clum


Girls day 1 team scores:
1) Columbus Grove 34 points
2) Lincolnview 30
3) Spencerville 19
3) Bluffton 19
5) Ada 4
6) tie: Allen East & Paulding 3
8) Crestview 2

Top Ada girls finishers:
4x800 relay FINALS:
5th Ada 11:43.46
1) Courtney McLaughlin 2) Anabel Alexander
3) Katie Butterfield   4) Morgan Swick

400 meter prelims:
4th Brenna Hissong 1:05.49q

4x400 relay prelims:
6th Ada 4:35.34q
1) Olivia Ennis     2) Katie Butterfield
3) Gizem Tanriverdi 4) Brenna Hissong

300 hurdle prelims:
6th Olivia Ennis 52.54q

100 meter hurdle prelims:
8th Caitlyn Stover 18.74q

Long jump FINALS:
9th Braelynn Dodge 13-5.5


NWC track and field competition resumes Saturday at 10 a.m.