Bethel-Tate hosts and performs well at the Polar Bear Relays

The Bethel-Tate Tigers hosted the Polar Bear Relays on Saturday, March 31 with the hosts making a strong showing.

In the boys’ relays, Bethel finished fourth with a total of 61 points. They were bested by Western Brown (95), Hillsboro (88) and Georgetown (76).

Other Clermont County schools taking part included Clermont Northeastern, who finished fifth with 38.5 points; Goshen, who finished seventh with 36 points; Williamsburg who finished eighth with 32.5 points; and Amelia, who finished 14th with 5 points.

On the girls’ side, Bethel was the high Clermont County school again, finishing second behind Hillsboro. The Lady Tigers finished with 90 points while Hillsboro edged them with 99.

Other schools of note included Williamsburg, who finished fifth with 29 points; Goshen who finished ninth with 22 points; Amelia who finished 11th with 20 points and Clermont Northeastern who finished with 16 points.

Back on the boys side, top finishes were record by CNE in the 4×100 meter relay. The Rockets finished second behind Belmont High School with a time of 46.89, just two tenths of a second behind Belmont. CNE also came in second in the 4×200 relay.

Bethel’s best finish was a first place in the high jump relay. The Tigers also put on good performances in the distance medley and 4×100 shuttle hurdle, both in which they finished third. The Tigers finished second in the pole vault relay as well as the long jump relay.

On the girls side, Bethel won the high jump relay, the pole vault relay, the shot put relay and the discus throw relay. Running-wise, the Lady Tigers finished second in the 4×400 meter relay and the 1600 sprint medley.

Goshen had a strong finish in the distance medley, finishing second behind Hillsboro with a time of 15:04.25.

Many of the Clermont County schools will be competing in the New Richmond Invitational on Wednesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 5.