2/19-Carroll PA #1 4x800-Simkins, Williams win events @ 2nd Coca Cola Hall of Fame Classic @ Armory

The NYC Armory held the 2nd annual Coca-Cola Hall of Fame Classic, and PA was very well represented at this incredible meet. In the Invitational 4x800m, the boy\'s from Archbishop Carroll took third in a PA#1 8:00.76, with Hatboro Horsham finishing sixth in 8:13.09. On the girl\'s side, Gwynedd Mercy finished fourth in a PA#4 9:37.79. In the Women\'s Invitational 400m, Wissahickon\'s Krista Simpkins won the meet in 54.63 improving her best time of the season, and Ryan Krais of Methacton did the same, improving her time to 57.44, finishing fifth in this elite race. Plymouth-Whitemarsh\'s Chanel Williams defeated a tough field in the 55h to win the meet in 8.27. Pottsgrove\'s Megan VanBuskirk had an impressive jumping double, taking third in both the long jump, 17-3, and the triple jump, 36-1.5. The monstrous boy?s relays from Simon Gratz made their presence known, taking second in the 4x400m in 3:23.01, and fourth in the SMR in 3:36.78. The boys from Archbishop Carroll didn\'t stop with their incredible run in the 4x800m, the also ran a decent 4x400, finishing in 3:34.78, and a noticeable 4x200 in 1:35.15.