Big Performances at EPC, CAL, & Ches-Mont: Wednesday Quick Recap

Grace Lanouette (Conestoga) / Photo by Howard Anderson

A busy Wednesday afternoon produced some strong performances across the eastern part of the state as we move to the latter half of the week. We quickly broke down some of Wednesday's biggest performances from some meets across the state:

Central League Individual Champs

  • Conestoga's Grace Lanouette proved she's hitting her stride at the right time. The junior sprinter became the first to dip under 12 seconds in the girls' 100 meters this season, running a PA#1 11.94 for the win. She also added a PA#6 24.91 for the win in the 200 meters.
  • Senna Ohlsson of Ridley ran a PA#11 57.51 for the 400 meter victory.
  • Upper Darby ran a PA#7 3:54.87 in the 4x400 meters to take the convincing win.
  • Haverford's Cecilia Katcavage was another double winner, taking the shot put (37-10) and discus league crowns (125-8).
  • Lower Merion's Rashaun Cooke blasted a PA#4 49.12 in the 400 meters for the win.
  • Springfield-Delco's Liam Galligan won a 1600 battle over his teammate Joseph Cardie. Galligan's winning time was 4:22.50.

Elite Performances:

HS GIRLSMARKATHLETETEAM
100 Meter Dash Finals11.94Grace LanouetteConestoga
100 Meter Dash Prelims12.24Grace LanouetteConestoga
100 Meter Dash Finals12.24Aja DavisLower Merion
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:13.74Tasha GreeneHarriton
200 Meter Dash Finals24.91Grace LanouetteConestoga
300 Meter Hurdles Finals46.22Kiara SpragueConestoga
400 Meter Dash Finals57.51Senna OhlssonRidley
4x400 Meter Relay Finals3:54.87Relay TeamUpper Darby
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:37.78Relay TeamLower Merion
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:44.76Relay TeamPenncrest
Javelin Finals122-11Tara HigginsPenncrest
Javelin Finals125-8Cecilia KatcavageHaverford Township HS
Shot Put Finals37-10Cecilia KatcavageHaverford Township HS
HS BOYSMARKATHLETETEAM
1,600 Meter Run Finals4:22.50Liam GalliganSpringfield (Delco)
1,600 Meter Run Finals4:23.16Joseph CardieSpringfield (Delco)
1,600 Meter Run Finals4:24.45Evan HassmanLower Merion
3,200 Meter Run Finals9:32.89Matthew D'AquilaLower Merion
400 Meter Dash Finals49.12Rashaun CookeLower Merion
Long Jump Finals22-6.5Deion DavisLower Merion


Keegan Hughes (Bishop Shanahan) / Photo by Howard Anderson

Ches-Mont Championships

  • Coatesville's Arianna Eberly edged out teammate Porsha Miles for the 100 meter win. Eberly ran a PA#7 12.14 for the win.
  • Coatesville's Makayla Eberly took home the win in the 800 meters, running a PA#6 2:13.91.
  • Avon Grove's Chloee Kleespies just keeps winning. The senior claimed victories in the shot put (40-9.75) and the discus (PA#5 141-5).
  • Evelyn Berecz of Downingtown East won both the long jump and the triple jump on Wednesday. Her winning triple jump of 39-1 moves her up to PA#4 in the state rankings.
  • The Downingtown West girls ran a PA#8 9:31.14 to win the 4x800 meter relay.
  • Coatesville's Terrance Laird keeps rolling. The senior went 21.11 to win the 200 meters, not far off his season best in the event. The Coatesville 4x100 also went 42.07 to grab the win.
  • Bishop Shanahan's Keegan Hughes saw another big drop in time in the 300 meter hurdles. Hughes ran 38.42 for a new PA#2 and win.
  • Kennett's Xavier Feliciano saw another PR in the pole vault, clearing a PA#3 15-3, a two inch improvement from his winning height at Henderson over the weekend.
  • Kennett's Alec Sheehan threw 175-7 to win the boys' discus, just off his PR and season best.
  • Rustin's Connor Cummings picked up the shot put win, throwing 54-7.75.
  • Ricky Oretega of Coatesville won the javelin with a throw of 183-3, a PA#11.

Elite Performances:

HS GIRLSMARKATHLETETEAM
100 Meter Dash Finals12.14Arianna EberlyCoatesville
100 Meter Dash Finals12.16Porsha MilesCoatesville
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:11.70Allyson ClarkeWest Chester East
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:12.68Elizabeth EdwardsUnionville
3,200 Meter Run Finals11:11.40Brooke HuttonCoatesville
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:31.14Relay TeamDowningtown West
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:35.77Relay TeamCoatesville
800 Meter Run Finals2:13.91Makayla EberlyCoatesville
800 Meter Run Finals2:16.20Amy WilligGreat Valley
800 Meter Run Finals2:17.19Sammie MillerCoatesville
800 Meter Run Finals2:17.77Maddy VanBlunkDowningtown East
800 Meter Run Finals2:18.61Caroline RoumpzDowningtown East
Discus Finals141-5Chloee KleespiesAvon Grove
Long Jump Finals17-8Evelyn BereczDowningtown East
Shot Put Finals40-9.75Chloee KleespiesAvon Grove
Triple Jump Finals36-5Niyah JenningsDowningtown East
Triple Jump Finals36-5.25Anna EbersoleBishop Shanahan
Triple Jump Finals36-8Caroline BilloneCoatesville
Triple Jump Finals39-1Evelyn BereczDowningtown East
HS BOYSMARKATHLETETEAM
200 Meter Dash Finals21.11Terrance LairdCoatesville
200 Meter Dash Prelims21.73Terrance LairdCoatesville
300 Meter Hurdles Finals38.42Keegan HughesBishop Shanahan
4x100 Meter Relay Finals42.07Relay TeamCoatesville
4x800 Meter Relay Finals8:09.87Relay TeamWest Chester Rustin
Discus Finals155-5Edem AsamoaWest Chester Rustin
Discus Finals157-3Thomas SilvaWest Chester East
Discus Finals175-7Alec SheehanKennett
Javelin Finals183-3Ricky OrtegaCoatesville
Pole Vault Finals14-3Richard IovanisciWest Chester Rustin
Pole Vault Finals15-3Xavier FelicianoKennett
Shot Put Finals54-7.75Connor CummingsWest Chester Rustin
Shot Put Finals52-4Edem AsamoaWest Chester Rustin


Lydia Bottelier (Palisades) / Photo by Kathy Leister

EPC/Colonial League Championships

  • Palidsades's Lydia Bottelier went PA#1 in the girls' high jump. The sophomore cleared 5-8 for a new PR and state leader.
  • Stroudsburg's Amy Conboy won a pair of events on the day, claiming victories in the 1600 (5:07.17) and the 3200 meters (11:13.74).
  • Khyasia Caldwell of Pocono Mountain East continued her strong season. She won her section of the 100 meters in 12.20, the 200 meters in 25.32, and the long jump with a jump of 19-6.75.
  • Stroudsburg's Ayanna Burrell jumped 39-1.5, a PR and new PA#3 for the win in the triple jump.
  • Bethlehem Catholic's Rachel Tanczos threw a PA#11 133-11 in the discus for the win.
  • Saucon Valley's Talitha Diggs clocked a 12.26 to win the 100 meters, a new PA#8.
  • Nazareth Area's Julian Liaci dropped a PA#2 10.67 to win the 100 meters. He also ran 21.83 to claim the 200 meter win, which is a PA#6.
  • Stroudsburg's Shaquille Mitchell won a competitive boys' triple jump with a new PR. Mitchell jumped 48-3.75, which puts him at PA#4 heading into districts.
  • Salisbury Township's John Reichenbach jumped 22-8.5 for the win and a new PA#8 in the boys' long jump.

Elite Performances:

HS GIRLSMARKATHLETETEAM
100 Meter Dash Finals12.16Talitha DiggsSaucon Valley
100 Meter Dash Prelims12.20Khyasia CaldwellPocono Mountain East
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:07.17Amy ConboyStroudsburg
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:11.58Allana PowletteStroudsburg
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:11.86Lyndsey GallagherNorthampton Area
1,600 Meter Run Finals5:12.44Morgan CovartPleasant Valley High School
3,200 Meter Run Finals11:13.74Amy ConboyStroudsburg
3,200 Meter Run Finals11:18.89Jenna GroeberSouthern Lehigh
400 Meter Dash Finals57.54Jasmine Douglas-GrantStroudsburg
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:35.01Relay TeamSouthern Lehigh
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:36.84Relay TeamEmmaus
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:37.35Relay TeamStroudsburg
800 Meter Run Finals2:17.61Ellissa SladerEaston Area
800 Meter Run Finals2:17.78Olivia SahaydakLiberty
800 Meter Run Finals2:19.17Brianna VandeBunteSouthern Lehigh
800 Meter Run Finals2:19.25Allyson YanegaSouthern Lehigh
Discus Finals121-0Jochebed ArthurLiberty
Discus Finals133-11Rachel TanczosBethlehem Catholic
High Jump Finals5-5Morgan SherwinParkland
High Jump Finals5-8Lydia BottelierPalisades
Javelin Finals120-11Jochebed ArthurLiberty
Javelin Finals122-11Becca MeisseStroudsburg
Javelin Finals127-7Eleni ProdesLiberty
Long Jump Finals17-8.5Grace MittlLiberty
Long Jump Finals17-10Jillian OlewineNorthern Lehigh
Long Jump Finals17-10Juanita WigginsPocono Mountain West
Long Jump Finals18-3.5Ayanna BurrellStroudsburg
Long Jump Finals19-6.75Khyasia CaldwellPocono Mountain East
Triple Jump Finals39-1.5Ayanna BurrellStroudsburg
HS BOYSMARKATHLETETEAM
100 Meter Dash Finals10.67Julian LiaciNazareth Area
1,600 Meter Run Finals4:24.84Sam MorganParkland
200 Meter Dash Finals21.83Julian LiaciNazareth Area
3,200 Meter Run Finals9:38.02Seth SlavinPleasant Valley High School
Discus Finals150-2Tyler MeyersWhitehall
High Jump Finals6-6Greg LaurayNotre Dame Green Pond
Javelin Finals177-0Chris FredericksPalmerton Area
Long Jump Finals22-8.5John ReichenbachSalisbury Township
Shot Put Finals52-10Andrew RochonSouthern Lehigh
Triple Jump Finals45-4.5Michael MitchellPleasant Valley High School
Triple Jump Finals46-1.5Isaiah WigginsPocono Mountain West
Triple Jump Finals48-3.75Shaquille MitchellStroudsburg


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