The Lakewood Middle School boys track team won the Mid-State League championship at Granville on May 5. The Lancers scored 133 points holding off defending champion Granville who tallied 119.5 points. Jarred Chorpenning took first in the 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes. Major Henry was first in high jump 110 meter hurdles and 200 meter hurdles. Reece Dupler was first in shot put. Dalyn Loomis was second in shot put and fifth in discus. Kory Thompson had a second in the long jump and fourth in 800 meters. The 4x400 meter relay team of Dupler, Thompson, Andrew Gulick and Chandler Beene came in second.. Chris Briggs was third in the 200 meter hurdles and high jump. The young Lancers were undefeated in their regular meets this year and were runner-up at both the Clete Beam Invitational (Johnstown) and the Licking Heights Hornets Invitational. The MSL championship is the first for the boys’ middle school track team since the mid-1980’s. The team is coached by Ron Boggs. Above, team members celebrate after their conference championship. Courtesy photo.