PTFCA Indoor State Meet Central: Ritz, Leonard Set State Records! Cheltenham wins 10 events! Lewis, Davison, Leonard US#1s!

What a day of excitement, drama, and fast performances! Here's a quick rundown of what took place at the PTFCA Indoor State Championships

We had three all time state records on the day. Sam Ritz of Germantown Academy ran 4:09.56 in the mile to break his own record time of 4:10.50 he set 3 weeks ago!

The other two were in the same event, as Sierra Brabhma-Lawrence of Harrisburg tied the state record in the girls 60 meter hurdles semifinals with a time of 8.40. In the finals, Ciara Leonard of Cheltenham set a new state record with a time of 8.39, tied for US#1!

Cheltenham boys and girls won both team titles and combined to win 10 events on the day.John Lewis of Cheltenham set a new US#1 time in the 800 meter run (1:50.57)!

Madeleine Davison of North Allegheny reclaimed her US#1 spot in the 3000 meter run with a time of 9:47.93!

Marissa Sheva of Pennridge (mile), Brooklynn Broadwater of Springside Chestnut Hill (400), Christian Brissett of Cheltenham (60), Cyre Virgo of Fleetwood Area (high jump), Emily Stauffer of Cocalico (SP) became two time state champions in their respective events!

Gabrielle Wilkinson of Friends Central and Sarah Walker of Germantown Friends had the race of the day, with Wilkinson winning the 800 meter run by .006 seconds over Walker. Both athletes recorded 2:09.56 performances!

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Pre-Meet Coverage:

Girls Previews: Field | Sprints | Distance | Regular Season Top 8 | All time top 10 2003-2014

Boys Preview: Field | Sprints | Distance | Regular Season Top 8 | All time top 10 2003-2014

Post Meet Coverage:

Meet Summaries By Lex Mercado - GIRLS - BOYS

Phil Grove's Meet Feature Stories

Brianna Schwartz is out of Sunday's state meet

Cheltenham meet expectations and then some

North Allegheny sweeps 3ks to boost distance program

Stauffer's journey back to the top complete

Girls 60 meter hurdles rematch happened...and it was epic!

Splits: If you'd like to add your's for any event, email Lex

Photo Galleries: Patty Morgan | Don Rich | Kathy Leister | Dennis McGarty (Awards) | Greg Wilkinson | Gayle Rich (HOF, Awards) | David Beyerle


PTFTC Hall of Fame

Elite Performances: Girls - Boys

Winners' Table

Newspaper Coverage from across PA (email Lex with your link)

Elite Performances

Girls Highlights

Boys Highlights

Winners' Table

Photos by Patty Morgan, Kathy Leister, Denis McGarty, David Beyerle, Gayle Rich and Don Rich

Girls Long Jump: Madison Langley-Walker, Cheltenham 17-11

Boys Long Jump: Saahir Bethea, Cheltenham 22-10

Girls Triple Jump: Sierra Brabham-Lawrence, Harrisburg, 40-1.50

Boys Triple Jump: Isa Paschall, Carlisle 47-6.25

Girls High Jump: Cyre Virgo, Fleetwood 5-8

Boys High Jump: Chris Stone, Springfield Montco 6-6

Girls Pole Vault: Tesia Kempski, Bishop McDevitt 12-0

Boys Pole Vault: Ryan Wilkes, Valley View 15-6

Girls Shot Put: Emily Stauffer, Cocalico 47-0

Boys Shot Put: Jordan Geist, Knoch 64-11.50

Girls One Mile Run: Marissa Sheva, Pennridge 4:54.46

Boys One Mile Run: Sam Ritz, Germantown Academy 4:09.56 PA ALL TIME STATE RECORD!

Girls 400 Meter Dash: Brooklynn Broadwater, Springside Chestnut Hill 54.73

Boys 400 Meter Dash: Charles Snorweah, Pennsbury 49.56

Girls 60 Meter Hurdles: Ciara Leonard, Cheltenham 8.39 PA ALL TIME STATE RECORD!

Boys 60 Meter Hurdles: Mitch Valko, South Fayette 7.98

Girls 60 Meter Dash: Chanel Brissett, Cheltenham 7.47

Boys 60 Meter Dash: Christian Brissett, Cheltenham 6.82

Girls 800 Meter Run: Gabrielle Wilkinson, Friends Central 2:09.56

Boys 800 Meter Run: John Lewis, Cheltenham 1:50.57

Girls 200 Meter Dash: Brooklynn Broadwater, Springside Chestnut Hill 24.52

Boys 200 Meter Dash: Christian Brissett, Cheltenham 21.88

Girls 3000 Meter Run: Madeleine Davison, North Allegheny 9:47.93

Boys 3000 Meter Run: Matt McGoey, North Allegheny 8:35.53

Girls 4x200 Meter Relay: Cheltenham 1:39.58 MEET RECORD

Boys 4x200 Meter Relay: Cheltenham 1:28.81

Girls 4x800 Meter Relay: Great Valley 9:22.52

Boys 4x800 Meter Relay: Pennsbury 7:51.77

Girls Distance Medley Relay: Mount Lebanon 12:09.05

Boys Distance Medley Relay: Cardinal O'Hara 10:21.88

Girls 4x400 Meter Relay: Springside Chestnut Hill 3:52.33

Boys 4x400 Meter Relay: Cheltenham 3:20.27

Girls Team Champion: Cheltenham 62 Points

Boys Team Champion: Cheltenham 74 Points

Girls Team Runner-Up: Springside Chestnut Hill 43 Points

Boys Team Runner-Up: Pennsbury 42 Points

Girls Team Third Place: Pennsbury 37 Points

Boys Team Third Place: Upper Darby 25 Points


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