English wins district title

MILLERSBURG – East Liverpool’s Zack English got off to a flying start in districts with a 21-foot leap to win the long jump on Thursday at the Div. II district track and field meet at West Holmes High School.

East Liverpool’s Leighanna Frantz also booked a spot in next week’s regionals at Muskingum by clearing 4-10 to tie for third in the high jump. Indian Valley’s Brie Schwab won that event by clearling 4-10 1/4.

Beaver Local and Minerva’s track and field teams are also competing in this meet which concludes on Saturday. Field events are slated to start at 10 a.m. with running finals going off at 11 a.m.

West Holmes leads the girls team scoring with 33 points, while Carrollton posted 31 points to lead the girls competition.