PA #1 Performances at the Start of April

April has begun and some new PA #1 marks rolled in with the new month. Here's a quick recap of some of the new and some of the familiar faces sitting atop the rankings.

Starting with the sprinting events, we saw 5 new leaders for the boys and girls. Dylan Simon (Parkland) just dethroned the indoor PTFCA champion in the 200m, Conor McFadden (Central Bucks West), who made his return just yesterday opening in 21.94. Simon would better this time with his new personal best of 21.71. On the girls side, Milan Ramey won the 200m at the Haverford Invite with her new leading time of 24.80.

The boys 100m saw Gabe Lewis (Cedar Crest) sprint to victory at the Bruce Dallas Invitational with his new personal best of 10.75.

Kaddel Howard (Cedar Crest), the 400m star and indoor PTFCA champion in the event, opened her season with a win in 56.63. Quamere Cosby (Chester) claimed the top spot for the boys with 48.91 beating his indoor PR by over a full second. 

Hailey Reinhard (Emmaus) is your new leader in the 800m with her time of 2:15.70 which was run yesterday at the Emmaus vs Whitehaul meet. 

In the 110mH, Bernard Bell (South Western) has the state's best time of 14.56. The 100mH has Ella Bahn (Spring Grove) leading the state with her new pr of 14.60. While in the 300mH, Aubrey Leneweaver (Haverford) is the leader with 45.05.

In the field, indoor PTFCA champion Brady Mider (Berks Catholic) starts his season strong with a state leading throw of 57-9. Justley Sharp (Homer Center) followed up her gold medal at the indoor PTFCA championship with a state leading throw of 44-4.

Jared Hess (Pennridge) holds the crown in the triple jump with his jump of 46-1.5. Megan Baggetta (Butler) leads the girls triple with 38-11.5.

The double national champion in the pole vault, Veronica Vacca (Mount Saint Joseph Academy) just opened her season with a vault of 12-6.

The girls relays have three new leading schools: North Penn in the 4x100m in 48.73, Downingtown West in the 4x400m in 3:58.60, and Upper Dublin in the 4x800m in 9:32.89.

The boys relays have new leaders in the 4x100m with Cedar Crest in 42.60 and the 4x400m with Strath Haven with 3:24.87.