Hipp, Beucler earn OAC weekly honor

Hipp, Beucler earn OAC weekly honor

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Kenny Beucler and Olivia Hipp have been selected as the OAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week, as announced on Monday. Beucler was selected as the week's top runner while Hipp earned top field athlete honors for the week.

Beucler had a stellar day for the Student Princes. The junior finished fourth in the 400m hurdles, clocking in at 54.34. He was also part of the 4x400m relay team which took home seventh with a time of 3:23.22.

Competing in three events, Hipp's best performance came in the high jump, leaping 1.60m and finishing 11th. The senior also took 18th in the long jump (4.63m) and 19th in the javelin throw (31.43m).

Both teams competed at the Shamrock Invitational in South Carolina. They will be back in action on Mar. 30 at the Coach Rob Invitational, hosted by Wittenberg University.