WK#3 4/10: GEHRET US#2 47.43 400 meters! Gambrell US#8 TJ 49-1, Gillespie, Nugent Double Again


Coverage Note: I did not be cover a meet in person this week so that could  accompany my grandchildren on their first visit to the Philadelphia Zoo. A glorious day. We will, of course, have coverage as results arrive. And look for new feature stories this weekend, and continually throughout the season. Thanks for your understanding.

04/09 The Coach P Open COLLEGIATE
Moravian College
Bethlehem, PA
04/10 10th Annual Hurricane Track Classic
Villa Maria Academy
Brittany Howell of Cheltenham was a double winner with victories in the 100 meter hurdles (16.06 final/15.45 prelim) and the long jump (17-03.25). Pennridge became the new state leader in the 4x800 meter relay with their winning performance of 9:27.37.

Malvern, PA


04/10 3rd Annual Viking Invitational
Perkiomen Valley
Matt Bundy of Penncrest continued his hot outdoor season with a solid victory in the 110 meter high hurdles (15.11). Ronnie Gillespie of Upper Perkiomen won both short sprints for the second consecutive week, winning the 100 meters in 10.97 (PA#1) and the 200 meters in 22.55 (PA#8). Abington ran 3:18.37 to win the 4x400 meter relay and grab PA#2 honors, and Unionville won the distance medley with a time of 10:34.98, good for PA#3 honors. For the girls, Leah Nugent of Abington won both hurdle events for the 3rd consecutive week, winning the 100 meter hurdles in 14.63 and the 300 meter hurdles in 44.44. Emma Keenan of Gwynedd Mercy won the 400 meters dash in 58.55. Abington became the new state leader in the 4x400 meter relay, winning the event in 4:01.50.

Collegeville, PA



04/10 3rd Zephyr Relays

Whitehall, PA


04/10 46th Pacer Relays
Pottstown, PA
04/10 5th Arctic Blast Invitational
Amber Stephan of Gettysburg won the 300 meter hurdles in 46.55 and the 100 meter hurdles in 15.85, setting a new meet record in both events. Other meet records include Jenna Hessert of Northern in the 400 meter dash (1:00.14), Rachael Kotula of Bermudian in the shot put (40-05.50) the discus (121-07) and the javelin (124-03). Her performances in the shot put and discus are both new state leaders. For the boys, Caine Moorehead of Delone set a new meet record in the pole vault with a mark of 13 feet even.

Dillsburg, PA



Photo gallery by Timothy O'Dowd

04/10 Bedford Giant Eagle Invitational

Bedford, PA


04/10 Bellaire Girls Invitational
Bellaire HS
Canon McMillan's Chelsea Zahn won the shot put with a throw of 38-10, took 2nd in the discus with a toss of 120-10, and anchored the winning 4x200 to a 1:53.5.

Bellaire, OH


04/10 Big 7 Conference Championships
Thomas Jefferson

Monroeville, PA


04/10 Bob & Louise Trump T&F Junior High Invitational

Myerstown, PA


04/10 Bristol Knights of Columbus Invitational
Holy Ghost Preparatory School
Chris Campbell of Council Rock North ran 4:23.13 to win the 1600 meter run, Lewis Vincent of Bensalem ran 22.79 to win the 200 meter dash, Tom Bremmy of Harry S Truman won the shot put with a toss of 50-7, and Neshaminy won the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 43.71

Bensalem, PA


04/10 Brookville Invitational
Brookville Area

Brookville, PA


04/10 Delco T&F Relay Carnival
Haverford Township HS
Chester became the first team this outdoor season to break four minutes in the 4x400 meter relay with their winning time of 3:57.4. Chester also won the 800 meter sprint medley in 1:49.3 Strath Haven took over the state lead in the distance medley with their winning time of 12:35.7. Strath Haven also won the shuttle hurdle relay in 1:04.4. Upper Darby took the top state spot in the 4x100 meter relay with their winning time of 48.5. Archbishop Prendergast won two throwing relays, winning the shot put relay (68-00.25) and the discus relay (198-01), while Penncrest won both the long jump relay (32-08.50) and the javelin relay (225-05)

Havertown, PA


04/10 Dick Dei Track Classic
Wheeling Park HS

Wheeling, WV


04/10 Hempfield Black Knight Invitational
Hempfield (3)
Landisville, PA
04/10 Molly Dry Memorial Invitational
Mansfield University of Pennsylvania
Jarred Gambrell of Athens won the triple jump with a big mark of 49-01, which is US#8 on the young season. He also won the long jump with a mark of 22-02. Chis McCarty of Waverly won the pole vault with a mark of 14 feet even.  Brandon Schuster of Towanda was a double sprint winner, winning the 100 meters in 11.24 and the 200 meters in 23.03. For the girls, Autumn Johnson of Waverly was a double winner in the hurdles, winning the 100 meter hurdles in 16.05 and the 300 meter hurdles in 49.23. Caitie Good of Elk Lake was a double sprint winner, taking the 100 meters in 12.70 and the 200 meters 26.40 (26.02 prelims)

Mansfield, PA


04/10 Lady Skins Invitational
Katie Kinkead of Central Bucks East returned to the oval coming off of her All American 5000 meter performance at NSIC and picked up right where she left off. She won the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:07.62. Sara Sargent of Pennsbury won the 3200 meter run by a wide margin, taking the event in 10:46.09, an event in which she is already the state leader. Pennsbury won the 4x400 meter relay in 4:04.17, and Mary Newell of Villa Joseph Marie won both the shot put (37-07.25) and the discus (104-07)

Langhorne, PA


04/10 Monessen Invitational
Monessen, PA
04/10 Moorestown Invitational
Moorestown HS
Moorestown, NJ
04/10 Mustang Invitational
West Perry

Elliottsburg, PA

04/10 Pan-Ram Invitational
Central Dauphin

Harrisburg, PA



Photo Gallery by 86th Project

04/10 Penn Charter Relays
Penn Charter 
Penn Charter won eight of the twelve relay events contested on the day, including all but one of the field event relays. Colleen Fehm of Penn Charter was a part of four of those field event relay victories.

Philadelphia, PA


04/10 Selinsgrove Classic
Selinsgrove, PA
04/10 Slippery Rock University Invitational COLLEGIATE
Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock, PA


04/10 Trojan Track & Field Classic
New Brighton's Josh McFrazier was a triple winner, taking the 100, the 100 hurdles (14.8) and the 300 hurdles (42.1). He also ran the anchor on the winning 4z100, coming back from 5-10 meters to catch perennial power Aliquippa. The girls' triple champ was Erica Williams of Rochester (12.8 100, 26.6 200, and 17-9 long jump). Double victors included Omar Hyjeck of Quaker Valley (800 1:58.7 MR, 1600 4:23.5); and teammate Tabithat Bemis (100 hurdles 16.0, 35-06.50 triple jump).

Monaca, PA


04/10 West Deptford Relays
West Deptford HS
West Deptford, NJ