A week after bettering the Public League course record by 13 seconds, Lavaughn Jones of Engineering & Science (E&S) was back at Belmont Plateau on a mission - set a new standard. This time she lowered the mark another 14 seconds, to 19:14, leading her team to the win. Teammate Trevon Rainford tiied the Public League course record with his 16:23, also leading E&S to a win.
In the second year as a part of the PIAA, Central continued to dominate the AAA races, while Engineering & Science did the same in AA at the 10/20 PIAA District 12 Championships. E&S\'s Lavaughn Jones set a public league course record at Belmont Plateau with a 19:21, while Bartram\'s Shativah Lewis also broke the old record, running 19:31.
Whiting says he can improve as his team repeats. Smith outscores 2nd place by herself for a team encore. Simkins gets a gold and silver. Quips and Milton Hershey sharp in AA teams titles. Philly Public League gets first-ever gold and state meet record. Miller tests his \"Nike\" speed in 1600. Best-ever PA pole-vaulter a no-height. Williams and Scott give their retiring coach two individual state titles.
Central Dauphin Ryan Whiting got two PRs in one meet. Following his specatacular 201-09 Discus on Friday, he uncorked a 70-00 Shot Put to capture the state meet record, as well as his season goal - two PRs in the same meet. Conestoga Valley went 7:40.06 in the 4x800. Both marks are US#1s. And Engineering & Science set a AA Girls PIAA record of 3:53.43 in the 4x400.
Gwynedd-Mercy returns a strong team while newcomers should surprise some vets in a few events. Philly\'s District 12 sends two strong teams.
In the first PIAA District meet for what is essentially the Philadelphia Public League championship, the stars - both well known, or soon-to-be-know - came out with a glimpse of what is to come next week at Shippensburg.
In their first year as District 12 in the PIAA, the Philly Public League is keeping their Division format, competing over two days at Roxborough HS.
It was just another day at the office for the West Catholic girls. And taking care of business was also the order of the day for the Simon Gratz boys. Known for great competition, the Father Judge Relays serve as the final tune-up for teams looking to make a great showing in the following week\'s Penn Relays.
The North Penn boys came, saw and conquered all but one of the track relays.
Nia Ali of West Catholic recorded a US#3 performance in winning the Colgate Women\'s Games Finals at Madison Square Garden, with Valley\'s Mycaiah Clemons just behind in a US#7. More...
Showing PA\'s strength in the short hurdles, West Catholic\'s Nia Ali and Valley\'s Mycaiah Clemons went one-two in the Semis of the Colgate Women\'s Games. More...
PA athletes did well in the qualifiers for the Semi-Finals of the annual Colgate Women\'s Games, which culminate February 5th at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Brandon Lane of the High School of Engineering & Science in Philadelphia, joined the state leaders in the 60 Hurdles. Germantown Academy took the DMR.