|12/16||Boys DELCO Winter Meet|Glen Mills Schools
Gianni Lawrence of Upper Darby ran 23.37 to win the 200
meter dash and top the state list in the event. His teammates were victorious in the 4x55 meter shuttle hurdle
relay, running 31.94 to cruise by nearly 3 seconds. Freshman Kamil Jihad of
Chester won the 800 meter run with a time of 2:04.31.
|Glen Mills, PA|
|12/16||Hempfield Spartans Shot Put/Pole Vault Competition|
Hempfield Area (7)
Lawson Monta of Greensburg Salem got off to a good start
in the shot put, winning the boys event in a state leading and US#7 4-9.50. Lexi
Stevenson of Bethel Park was victorious in the girls shot put with a throw of
37-9. Cassandra Phelan of Laurel Highlands cleared 10-3 to win the pole vault.
For the boys pole vault, the trio of Bobby Upton of North Allegheny, Evan
Lesnick of Riverview, and Steve Cheswick of Penn Trafford cleared 13-9 to share
the top spot.
|12/17||Hill School Invitational|The Hill School
Unionville's cross country team ran their final cross
country race of the season at the NXN Finals on December 6th in Oregon. On
Wednesday night, the squad hit the indoor oval to make the most of their
remaining cross country fitness to run some fast times, and they took full
advantage, putting the bar very high for their competitors to chase down.
Unionville started the night with a victory in the 4x800
meter relay, running 9:27.52 which is the top time in the state and in the
country! Later, Kacie Breeding held off freshman star Gabrielle Wilkinson of
Friends Central to win the 800 meter run in 2:20.9. For the Unionville night
cap, Olivia Young put on a solo display in the 3000 meter run, taking the
victory in a US#2 10:17.36!
Another cross country star made his indoor debut Wednesday
night after ending his cross country season a little under 3 weeks ago. Paul
Power of Spring Ford got his senior season off to a flying start, winning the
3000 meter run in 8:55.68, which is top of the country!
Other highlights include a 1-2-3 finish for Methacton in
the 55 meter hurdles led by a 8.96 victory from Jenny Martin. Greer Gumbrecht
of Easton cleared 10-6 to win the pole vault. Norristown's Jayana Webb ran
25.96 to win the 200 meter dash. The boys saw a 1-2 finish by Church Farm school in the
55 meter dash, led by a 6.58 win by Osiris Nicholson. Nicholson also ran 23.39
to win the 200 meter dash. Reading ran 3:36.53 to win the 4x400 meter relay.
Girls 400 H7
Girls 400 H8
Girls 400 H9
Girls 55 Meter Dash
Boys 55 Meter Dash
Girls 55 Meter Hurdles
Boys 55 Meter Hurdles
|12/18||State College HS Invitational #1|
State College Area High School
AA outdoor high jump champion and indoor state runner up
Erica Voyzey of Tyrone Area took over the top spot in the country in her 2015
season debut with a clearance of 5-8! Veronika Karpenko of State College won
the long jump (16-11) and the triple jump (PA#1 36-9.50). Teammate Haley
Crawford won the 60 meter dash (7.8) and the 200 meter dash (26.4).
For the boys, defending long jump champion Isaiah Brooks
of Woodland Hills started his title defense and soared to the top of the
national leader board with a mark of 23-6, just two inches off his 2014 indoor
best! He also won the triple jump with a state leading 44-10.50! Alex Milligan
of State College ran 4:28.2 to take over the state lead in the mile.
|State College, PA|
|Colgate Womens Games #1|
Elyse Wilkinson (4:51.8) and Emily Burd (4:52.1) of
Friends Central finished 1-2 in the 1500 meter run. Mahendra Mcwhite of Dieruff
finished 3rd in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.5.
|New York, NY|
|12/19||DVGTCA Indoor Meet #2|
(PHOTOS BY PATTY MORGAN)
Ciara Leonard of Cheltenham now leads the state in two
events, adding the 60 meter dash to the list with a winning time of 7.95. AAA
outdoor 800 meter champion Maddie Villalba of Central Bucks West took over the
state lead in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:17.89.
Brooke Hutton of
Coatesville fought off Lizzie Morris of Central Bucks East at the line to win
the 3000 meter run 10:40.00 to 10:40.11. Morris did lead her team's 4x800 meter
relay to victory with a PA#2 time of 9:50.14.
Cheltenham ran a PA#2 4:07.37 to
win the 4x400 meter relay. North Penn ran 1:49.69 to win the 4x200 meter relay.
Victoria Matthews of Abington and Moira O'Malley of Souderton cleared 5-4 in
the high jump. Evelyn Berecz of Downingtown East won the triple jump for the 2nd
week in a row with a mark of 35-7.25.
|12/19||Franklin & Marshall HS Season Opener Meet #1|
Indoor hurdles state champion Sierra Brabhim-Lawrence of
Harrisburg made her season debut, running a US#7 8.27 to win the 55 meter
hurdles by nearly one full second. She also added a win in the 200 meter dash
in 26.25. Lastly, she joined her teammates in taking over the state lead in the
4x200 meter relay with a winning time of 1:47.08. Tricia Varner of Forest Hills
was a double winner, winning the mile (5:29.87) and 3000 meter runs (10:47.63).
Outdoor 400 meter AAA champion McKenna Keegan of Avon Grove ran a PA#2 58.03 to
win her first 400 meter race of the season. The trio of Tesia Kempski of Bishop
McDevitt, Erin Winters of Lebanon, and Kennedy Shank of Northern all cleared
11-6 in the pole vault.
For the boys, Eric Diestelow of West Chester East won
the mile (4:36.64) and 3000 meter runs (9:17.51). Isiah Brooks of Abington ran
a PA#2 51.54 to win the 400 meter dash. His team were victorious in the 4x400
meter relay, running 3:38.98 for the gold.
|12/19||Maroon and Gold Invitational|
Emily Stauffer of Cocalico made her 2015 season debut by
going head to head with the reigning PA#1 Jocelin Ruth of Kutztown. Ruth gave a
good effort and threw 41-4.25 to earn 2nd place. But Stauffer looked like the
2013 state champion with a debut performance of 45-11.50, good for the state
lead and US#2 honors! Kaitlyn Toman of Salisbury cleared 11-3 to win the pole
vault. Aspen Gaita of Stroudsburg was a double event winner, taking the long
jump with a state leading 17-10.50, and the 55 meter hurdles in a PA#2 8.32.
For the boys, Ryan Wilkes of Valley View cleared 14 feet
to win the pole vault and share the state lead. Joe Mundell of Schuylkill
Valley finished 2nd in the shot put with a PA#2 mark of 51-7.
|12/19||Sec 4 Small Schools||Cortland, NY|
|12/20||Bishop Loughlin Games|Bishop Loughlin
(PHOTOS BY Kyle Brazeil)
Marissa Sheva of Pennridge continued the post cross
country nationals trend by entering the mile at the Bishop Loughlin games 7
days after finishing 25th at Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego. Her strategy
was handsomely rewarded with a victory, a personal best, and a berth in the
2015 Millrose Mile, her 3rd appearance. Sheva's time of 4:50.73 sits at US#2 in
the early going and is her personal best by 4 seconds dating back to her
previous PR of 4:54.90 set in January of 2013.
While Sheva stole the headlines, the rest of her PA
contingent performed well on the fast banked track of the Armory. Sheva's
teammate Taylor Chapman of Pennridge finished 4th in the 300 meter dash in
40.26 for US#8 honors. Aghina Marshall of Methacton finished 8th in the long
jump with a mark of 17-2 and 8th in the triple jump in 36-1.50, both PA#2
marks. Methacton finished 7th in the 4x200 meter relay in 1:49.94 (1:48.47
prelims). Grace Becker of Central Bucks East cleared 5-2 to finish 6th in the
high jump. Terri Turner of Springside Chestnut Hill finished 3rd in the 1000
meter run in 3:00.11. Her teammate Brooklynn Broadwater finished 2nd in the 600
meter run in 1:34.59. The two of them joined the other two members of their
4x400 meter relay team and finished 2nd in the event with a state leading and
For the boys, Sam Ritz of Germantown Academy soared to
the top of the national list in the 1000 meter run with a winning time of
2:28.81! He now leads the nation in the 1000 and the mile run in the early going.
Finishing 2nd to Ritz was Alek Sauer of Pennsbury in a US#6 2:31.68. Kornelius
Klah of Pennsbury finished 3rd in the 55 meter hurdles in 7.62 (state leading
7.61 prelims). Ade Roundtree of Imhotep finished 3rd in the 55 meter dash in a
state leading 6.50. Penn Wood finished 3rd in the 4x400 meter relay with a state leading time of 3:28.46, while Pennsbury (1:33.73) and Imhotep (1:33.86) ran PA#1 and PA#2 marks in the 4x200 meter relay.
|New York, NY|
|12/20||TFCAofGP Meet #2|
(PHOTOS BY PATTY MORGAN)
Saahir Bethea of Cheltenham set a meet record in the
long jump (PA#2 23-4) and followed that up with victory in the triple jump (PA#6
43-4.50). Kieran Moore of Upper Dublin threw 50-2 to win the shot put.
Bethea's Cheltenham teammates started their 4x400 meter relay state title
defense with a win in a state leading 3:30.67.
We had a PA#1 and PA#2 performance in the
distance medley relay, with Council Rock South (10:53.53) holding off St Joe's
Prep (10:54.72) for the win. Akeim Thomas of Upper Darby ran 8.52 (8.51
prelims) to win the 60 meter hurdles.
In division 2, Sam Pope of Episcopal Academy won the
triple jump (T-PA#2 44-10) to defeat PA#5 Reggie Harris of The Haverford School
(43-7). Pope also ran 23.79 to win the 200 meter dash. Malvern Prep ran
11:02.61 to win the distance medley relay. Penncrest ran 3:36.60 to win the 4x400 meter relay.
|12/20||VaultWorX Winter Bonus Meet #1||Camp Hill, PA|