1/14-Murphy jumps US#11 18-03.50 @ DVGTCA Indoor #6 @ Lehigh

In the long jump Janessa Murphy of Great Valley finished first with a US#11 jump of 18-3.5. She also won the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.0. Second in the long jump was Ryann Krais of Methacton at 17-7.5. Nicole Leach of West Catholic turned to the short sprint and placed 2nd in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.6 and 2nd in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.0. Winning the 55-meter hurdles was her teammate Kanesha Sheard at 8.4 seconds. Also placing in the 55-meter dash was Krista Simkins, Wissahickon, who was 3rd with a 7.1. Krista also won the 400 meters with a time of 58.7 seconds. Other notable performances came in the 3000 meters and distance medley relay. Lauren Bowles on Upper Dublin won the 3000 with a very fast time of 10:20.5 and St. Basil and Hatboro-Horsham finished first and second in the DMR with times of 12:26.3 and 12:35.3. Also, Latavia Thomas of West Catholic ran a quick 300 meter time of 40.9 seconds for the win. Other top performances came from the high jump and shot put events. Natalie Miller of Boyertown jumped 5-4 to win the high jump and Karen Shump of Penncrest threw 40-3.5 to win the shot put.