Geller leads Viking trackboys past Bellmont

Mitchell Geller was a double winner to help lead the Huntington North High School boys’ track team over host Bellmont, 72-60 on Tuesday, April 10.

Geller, a senior, took the 110-meter hurdles in :16.3 and won the high jump at a height of 6-1.

Kicking off their outdoor season, the Vikings had a total of eight wins on the day, with five coming on the track and three in field events.

On the track, Kasey Konz led a three-person sweep in the 400-meter dash, nipping teammate Aaron Hendryx in :54.4 to Hendryx’ clocking of :54.8, with Brock Spahr third in :56.3.

Carson Bolinger, who placed second to Geller in the 110 hurdles, led a sweep in the 300-meter hurdles, winning in :43.3 with Nate Burns second and Geller third.

Jackson Wright took the 800-meter run in 2:12.1.

Spahr, Hendryx, Wright and Nolan Young teamed up to win the 3200-meter relay in 8:34.4.  Knoz, Deven Newcomb, Jacob Hall and Caleb Smith took the 1600-meter relay.

Damon Kaylor won the shot put with a heave of 45-7.5. Teammate Mitch McElhaney was runner-up.

Jonah Bussard took second for HNHS in the 100-meter dash, in :12.3, and Drew Nash and Hall were second and third, respectively, in the 200-meter dash, in :25.3 and :25.5. Jacob Wust took second in the 1,600-meter run, in 4:49.5, and Isaiah Clampitt and J.J. Whicker were second and third, respectively, in the 3,200-meter run.

Nate Larkin added third in the long jump and Bolinger was third in the high jump.