Baker heads to nationals

East Liverpool sophomore Lindsay Baker placed third in the girls 15- to 16-year-old discus at the USA Track & Field Junior Olympic regional meet at the University of Charleston (W.Va.) on Sunday. Her best toss of 110-feet-0 came against competitors from Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Michigan. She advances to the regional meet after placing third in district competition at Malone University in Canton. Baker plans to compete in the Junior Olympic national championships from July 21-27 in Houston.