Nov 3: A little twilight zone to the Boyertown back-to-back in AAA | Central Cambria won a title. But they took home so much more. | Coatesville doen't rebuild. They reload. | Cross country rings true in Wellsboro. | Experienced coach, expert spotters, and soccer lead North East to 9th state title. Oct 27: PODCASTS: Wellsboro and Shikellamy surprised and Lewisburg delivered in D4. Dallas' boys competed well in D2. Liberty swept individual titles and advanced two teams to states, Emmaus was Emmaus in D11. Henderson's Chris Aldrich and Carly Hamond caputured individual crowns and St. Basil held off Christopher Dock in D1. Oct 20: Winning streaks were preserved at the big Tri-State Coaches Association meet on October 28th at Cooper's Lake in Slippery Rock. Baldwin senior David Adley won his 6th invitational of the season, while Latrobe junior Natalie Bower captured her third straight Tri-States. Video interviews with both chams. Oct 13: Three videos, including the post- Manhattan interviews with Central Cambria's Carly Seymour, who set the 2.5 mile Van Cortlandt Park record of 13:56; her coach, Randy Wilson; and North Penn coach Ron Jaros after his boys' team ran the best team average of the day, 12:57.1, which happens to be the 2nd best of all time. Oct 6: There is something different this year about Vince McNally. He's hungrier than ever. Most of last year's U.S. champs are in college. But Coatesville is still Coatesville. Winners. (Posted Wednesday AM. Coming Thurs: McNally's plan). If running is mental, then confidence is currency. Just ask Heather Giovagnoli. Sept 29: Ignore North Penn at your own risk this year. A track power excels at cross, too. And it's good to get your #1 runners back. Just ask Unionville & Cardinal O'Hara. Sept 22: Holy Ghost Prep is a very small AAA school. And Central Cambria, Lewisburg and North East are AA. All four are using the pack to attack their large school competition, and winning. Plus, North East coach Ted Miller is going for his ninth state tltle. Sept 15: Carly Seymour is more fit, more rested and more confident than last year when she was 9th at Foot Lockers. But her team is right with her with big goals. Germantown Friends made some noise on the national scene with a near upset of the U.S. #1 team. They are both little schools with some big talent. Sept 8: Kara Millhouse breakthrough – Cumberland Valley is back – Chanelle Price uses cross for the 800 (but she has goals this season too) – Podcast interview with Vince McNally. Sept 1: Baldwin distance stars David Adley and T.J. Hobart – Meghan Lutz of Nazareth Academy – Mark Dennin of Boyertown.
District coverage posted: 20 Race Videos from D 1, 2, 3, 4, 11 | 6 Photo Galleries from D 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 11 | 9 Interviews from D 1, 2, 4, 11Links to right or with each meet below Sun: District 3 - Spence, McNally (in photo by Tim O'Dowd), Northern, Cedar Crest win for AAA. Millhouse, Beveridge, York Suburban, Lancaster Mennonite win for AA. Sat: District 6 - Carly Seymour resets her course record to 17:39 and leads her team to states. State College girls and Altoona boys in AAA. District 10 - McLane boys nip North East. Union City takes AA Girls. Lauren Zerger 19:10. PCL - LaSalle boys repeat. Cardinal O'Hara girls four-peat on tie-breaker with Carroll. PA Indep. Schools - Germantown Friends sweeps, the boys with just 24 points. Fri: District 1 - North Penn comfortable win with 92 pts. Henderson sweeps AAA individual titles as Chris Aldrich and Carly Hamond run 15:02 and 18"06. Council Rock North girls. St. Basil wins AA by 6 over Christopher Dock - Steph Fulmer, Piux X 18:21. Phil-Mont Christian by 7 over Jenkintown in boys AA. Thur: District 7 - North Allegheny's guys and the Latrobe girls captured WPIALs. Individual titles went to David Adley, Baldwin (16:02) and Natalie Bower, Latrobe (18:51) in AAA, and Kacey Gibson, Neshannock (18:14), and Jonathan McElwain, Riverside (16:42). District 4 - AA Boys: 6th man Justin Rupert led Wellsboro to a come from behind win. They were in 4th with a half mile to go. Garth Watson, Canton, leads from gun. 1st & 3rd Casey & Kiah lead Lewisburg to AA girls title. Shikellamy sweeps AAA - boys in big upset of Jersey Shore by 4. District 11 - Liberty sweeps AAA individual titles and wins boys race and 2nd in girls. Emmaus girls :28 spread win with 32 points. Tamaqua wins team and individual titles in AA boys. Allison Constant, Notre Dame Green Pond, Saucon Valley in AA girls. Philadelphia Public League Champs - Records fall as weather turns cool, Jenna Arnold 19:05, Terrence Lee 16:02. Wed: District 2 - AAA Boys: Abington Heights, Anthony Rizzo, Crestwood 16:54 / AAA Girls: Honesdale, Kristin Schafer, Crestwood 19:57 / AA Boys: Scranton Prep-Holy Redeemer, Elk Lake Alec Richardson 17:12 / AA Girls: Elk Lake-Blue Ridge & Scranton Prep Alyssa Namey 19:56. District 5 - Chestnut Ridge girls 32-37 over Bedford. Teams reversed but score the same for boys.
Photo Gallery by Don Rich of 10/24/07 PIAA District 2 Championship @ Scranton Municipal Golf Course
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