Men's Indoor Track & Field: Roth Wins Twice For Raiders at Season Opening Toy Drive Invite

James Roth
James Roth

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- James Roth (Massillon / Perry) picked up two wins as the Mount Union men's indoor track and field team won nine events at the season opening Toy Drive Invite Saturday at Peterson Fieldhouse in Alliance.

Roth picked up wins in the 200 (22.93) and 400 meters (49.53).

The Purple Raiders also got individual event wins from Mason Plant (Wooster / Triway) in the 60 meter hurdles (8.17), Michael Chavarria (Canton/GlenOak) in the 500 meters (1:09.23), Alex Leeper (Cambridge) in the 60 meter dash (7.12), Alex Bryan (Geneva) in the 1000 meters (2:41.97), Connor Brogan (Dover) in the weight throw (53-2) and Jacob Shedd (Murrysville, Pa. / Franklin Regional) in the long jump (22-4.25).

The final win came in the 4x400 meter relay as the team of Tyler Gill (Greenville, Pa. / Reynolds), Dylon Campbell (Cuyahoga Falls), Issac Phillips (Milford, Mich.) and AJ Digby (Tontogany / Otsego) posted a time of 3:25.56.

Mount Union next competes at the Youngstown State Invitational Friday, January 18, 2019 in Youngstown, Ohio.