Sargent honored as top female athlete at Paul Wood Invitational

Ohio Valley Christian senior Rachel Sargent, second from left, was the top-point scorer in the girls competition of the 2017 Paul Wood Track and Field Invitational held Friday, March 24, at Ohio Valley Bank Track and Field in Point Pleasant, W.Va. Sargent accounted for all 36 of the Lady Defenders’ points while guiding OVCS to a fourth place finish out of 15 scoring teams. Sargent won the 100m, 200m and 400 dashes while also placing third in the long jump. OVB President Mario Liberatore, left, was joined by OVCS track coach Rick Handley and Becky Wood, wife of the late Paul Wood, in presenting the top-point scorer award to Sargent. (Courtesy photo)