Boys' Distance Preview - PTFCA Indoor Track Carnival
Liam Conway of Owen J. Roberts headlines the 800 meter field. He's run 4:15 for a mile, but is yet to run an 800 this winter. he holds an indoor PR of 1:55 and he could chase that PA#1 spot this weekend. Wallenpaupack's Tyler Wirth, Methacton's Michael Clark, Ephrata's Tyler Shue and Chester's Lamaj Curry are among the other strong runners in this field.
The mile is one of the day's most wide open races. Mechanicsburg's Morgan Cupp, the District 3 XC AAA champ from the fall is one to watch in the this field. Juniata's Garrett Baublitz went 4:24 at Kevin Dare earlier this season and should mix it up near the front. Others to watch for include Overbrook's Saabir Yasin-Spann, Manheim Township's Evan Dorenkamp, an Stroudsburg's Matt Bodon.
Mitchell Etter of State College Area will look for a strong run in the 3K. He enters as PA#7 after a sub-9 clocking a few weeks ago, and will look to improve upon that. Manheim Township's Ian Miller also went sub-9 a few weeks ago and sits just behind Etter at PA#8. Conestoga's Jake Robinson, Abington Heights' Kyle Burke, and Wyomissing Area's Matthew Driben are also worth watching for come Saturday afternoon.