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Bulldog Nora Dellifield, a junior, 12th at state meet

First-ever Ada girl athlete to advance to state in the pole vault

Story by Cort Reynolds
Photos below by David Dellifield

COLUMBUS - Ada junior Nora Dellifield finished 12th in the pole vault at the Div. III state track and field meet in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium Friday at Columbus.

Dellifield cleared 9-6 and 10-0 in the first two rounds Friday. But she came up just short in three attempts to surpass 10-6.

Freshman Kenna Stimmel of Margaretta won the girls pole vault title with a best effort of 13-0.25.

Dellifield is the first Ada girl to ever make it to the state meet in the pole vault. She finished ahead of six competitors in the 18-girl field.

Girls Div. III State Pole Vault Finals:
Place        Athlete  School  Best Height
1st        Kenna Stimmel Margaretta 13-0.25
3.96m    PPP    PPP    O    O    O    O    O    O    XO    O    XX    
2nd        Morgan England Seneca East 12-06

3rd        Selene Weaver Franklin Monroe 12-02

4th        Lydia Moell West Liberty-Salem 12-02

5th        Alexis Rickenbacher Liberty-Benton 11-06

6th        Morgan Iverson Grove City Christian 11-0

7th        Andrea Rodeheffer Ft. Loramie 10-06

8th        Alexis Pennell East Canton 10-06

9th        Maddie Webb Fort Frye 10-0

10th        Hannah Grabke Swanton 10-0

10th        Caitlin Green Newcomerstown 10-0

12th        Nora Dellifield Ada 10-0
        3.04m    XXO    O    XXX    

13th        Acacia May Cuyahoga Heights 10-0

14th        Jordan Bucher North Baltimore 10-0

15th        Camryn Varner  Pleasant 9-06

15th        Claire Schweller Paulding 9-06

17th        Madison Cox Tri-County North No height XXX    
18th        Allison Johnson Mount Gilead NH DNS